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Donate Toys and Supplies

Thank you for your interest in donating to Children’s of Mississippi! Gifts In-Kind can be used in various places throughout the University of Mississippi Medical Center, including the hospitals, child life activity rooms, emergency rooms, and clinics. We are so grateful for your kindness and generosity. Please know that our patients and their families join us in gratitude for your time and gifts. 

Holiday Donations: Ways to Donate

Do the shopping yourself:

Other giving options:

Community service project options and guidelines
Host your own fundraising event
Fundraising options for schools
Host a blood drive

Please note

  • Do not wrap donations or make “goodie bags.” Because every patient’s condition is unique, we will be forced to unwrap/unpack donations to ensure appropriateness.
  • At this time we are not accepting any gift cards. 
  • In accordance with Infection Control policies and Children’s of Mississippi guidelines, there are a few things we cannot accept or hand out to patients in our care:
    • Gift Cards
    • USED items (even gently used)
    • Religious items, or items that include religious references
    • Toy weapons or violent video games/movies
    • Candy
    • Latex balloons
    • “Ride-On-Top” toys, such as bikes, scooters, pogo sticks
    • Toy kitchen sets/appliances
  • Personal delivery of gifts and/or donations directly to patients is not permitted. 

If you have any questions, call (601) 213-8054, or email inkinddonations@umc.edu.