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Wish List

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View our wish list and donate items to support activity programs and provide gifts for children in need.

For questions about donations or to have items approved contact:
Tanya Reynolds at (585) 275-9878

Policy Regarding Special Guests/Group Visits

To protect the privacy, confidentiality and health of our patients, we cannot allow community groups to distribute gifts or visit directly with patients.

All special guest visits or performances must be arranged ahead of time with Child Life. Please review our Group & Entertainment Guidelines and fill out our programming application.
For more information contact Tanya Reynolds at (585) 275-9878.

How to Deliver Items to Golisano Children's Hospital

Please ensure that your donation is comprised of new items from our wish list, and is approved by Tanya Reynolds by calling (585) 275-9878.

  • Please deliver donations to Strong Memorial Hospital Patient Discharge, located off East Drive near the main parking garage. Ambassadors are available to accept your donations.
  • Drop-off hours are Monday - Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • View a map of the drop-off location.

Share Your Giving Experience

For group donations, we would love to feature your group on social media. Please send a photo to Sandy@urmc.rochester.edu.

Important Guidelines

  • Our patients range from a few days to nineteen years old.
  • All items need to be new and in their original package.
  • Please keep safety and quality in mind when selecting items. No toys with removable/detachable parts such as eyes, no protruding parts or sharp edges, no toys with marbles or magnets.
  • Fire regulations forbid electrical, spark-producing, or friction-producing toys.
  • We can not accept home-made items, including cards and other decorations.
  • Read the toy or craft item label to be sure all materials are non-toxic and non-latex.
  • No religious toys or toys that depict violence such as guns or knives.
  • Please consider the cultural diversity of our children when making gift selections.
  • While all gifts must be unwrapped, we always welcome donations of gift wrap and packaging such as bags and tissue paper.