Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

Children's Toy Chest

Donating to Batson Children's Hospital

Thank you for your interest in donating to Children's of Mississippi and Batson Children's Hospital. We appreciate your generosity and willingness to help patients and their families.

If you are interested in making a monetary donation to Children's of Mississippi, click here.

Click here to download an in-kind donation form. This form must be fully completed prior to dropping off your donation! 

We handle donations a little differently than other non-profit organizations because we are a hospital. Our main focus is keeping our patients healthy and safe, so there are certain items we are unable to accept:

  • Used toys, books, or clothes
  • Stuffed animals
  • Violent video games or movies
  • Toy weapons
  • Latex balloons                                            

Children's Toy Chest donations

Help create a better healing environment for our patients by donating safe and age-appropriate toys and supplies to young patients and their families.

Always needed items that will benefit all ages:

  • New release DVDs (G/PG/PG-13 rated)
  • Portable DVD players
  • iPads
  • Coloring books
  • Crayons
  • Crayola Color Wonder packets (markers and coloring sheets included)
  • Child-friendly stickers
  • Books (for all ages, from toddlers to teens)
  • Gift cards (max $10 for McDonald's, Subway, Cups)

 Holiday toy drop-off will be from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18 - Thursday, Dec. 21. Please click here for a map of the drop-off location. 

**We cannot accept toy donations after December 21. Santa Bags will be packed for our patients on December 21, and our offices will be closed for the holiday on December 22. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

For a current list of needed donation items, contact gifts coordinator Emma Mikhalek. Include "Donation Inquiry" in subject line.