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If you would like to make a donation that supports all patients at Advocate Children's Hospital - Park Ridge please click on a link below:

Items always needed

  • Bubbles
  • Stickers
  • Play-doh
  • Crayons
    • Markers
    • Coloring books
    • Construction Paper
    • Gift bags
  • Bandages with children's designs
  • Totalities
  • Gift cards(for birthdays)


Infants/Toddlers (area of great need)

  • Fisher Price Aquarium
  • Crib toy attachments
  • Crib CD player by First Years
  • Musical/light up toys
  • Music in Motion Developmental Mobile by Sassy
  • Push and pull toys



  • Little People play sets by Fisher Price
  • Rescue Heroes action figures
  • Play kitchen food
  • Medical kits
  • Ride-on toys


School Age

  • Scrapbooking supplies
  • Barbies and Barbie items
  • Board and card games



  • Magazine subscriptions
  • Video games: Wii, Playstation, Xbox, Game boy, and Nitendo 64 (used systems and games are ok)
  • Disposable cameras with flash
  • Popular teen CD's and movies
  • Scrapbook supplies

Note: Gift certificates to local food establishments for special events in the Playroom and Teen Lounge


Distraction / Therapeutic Items

  • Fisher Price Medical Play Kits
  • Musical/sound books
  • "I Spy" books
  • "Where's Waldo" books & posters
  • View Masters and slide refills
  • Bubbles
  • Handheld water toys
  • Handheld electronic games
  • Kaleidoscopes
  • Koosh/squeeze balls
  • Rainsticks
  • Glitter wands


Party Supplies

  • Party napkins, plates, cups
  • Streamers
  • Party hats and blowers
  • Banners
  • Mylar balloons
  • Gift bags
  • Wrapping & tissue paper
  • Plastic tablecloths

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