Thank you for your interest in providing service to McKay-Dee Hospital. Your generosity is greatly appreciated by our patients, families, and caregivers. We are proud to be members of such a supportive community.

Please Note: We are committed to providing our patients with a clean, healing environment. To help us ensure proper infection control standards, we request that all in-kind donated items be brand new.

McKay-Dee Hospital has a list of "greatest need" items which are the most in-demand and impactful to our patients. These items are as follows:

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Items of Greatest Need

  • Play-Doh
    • Please note: Name-brand Play-Doh Only
  • Blankets (For more information, see "Pediatrics Unit" below)
  • "New Release" children's movies
  • Craft kits and crafting supplies
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Pediatrics Unit

  • Blankets
    • Kids blankets: sizes 4' x 5', up to twin-size (fleece fabric preferred)
    • Baby blankets: 4' x 4' minimum
    • Please note: We are always in need of equal numbers of boy and girl blankets
  • Character-style Band-Aids
  • Coloring Books and Crayons
  • "New Release" children's movies
    • DVDs Only
  • White noise and sound machines
  • Glass vases with lids (Dollar Tree is great)
  • Legos (Big and Small)
  • Ceramic/Wooden objects to paint
  • Drawing pads and paper
  • Tempera and water-color paint sets
  • Crayola Markers
  • Play-Doh
    • Note: Name brand Play-Doh only
  • Gently used or new toys for all ages
  • Hanging mobiles and musical crib toys
  • Infant Exersaucer
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Emergency Department

  • Adult clothing (all sizes): sweats preferred
    • Note: Please no ties or drawstrings
  • Men's underwear (all sizes)
  • Women's underwear
  • Children's clothing
    • Note: Please no ties or drawstrings
  • Boy's underwear (all sizes)
  • Girl's underwear (all sizes)
  • Light spinners
  • Bubbles
  • Sticker books
  • Soothing rain sticks/tubes
  • Koosh/stress balls
  • Textured tangle therapy
  • Small musical toys
  • My First Look and Find books
  • I Spy themed books
  • Small puzzles (24, 50, or 100 piece)
  • Card games (Uno, Mad Gab, etc.)
  • Stuffed animals
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ICU

  • Stress balls
  • Journals and pencils
  • Books for all ages (English and Spanish
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Surgery Unit

  • Blankets
    • Prefer fleece for surgical patients: twin size
  • Small, unopened toys
  • Small, new stuffed animals
  • Home-sewn "Hospital Buddies"
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Women & Newborn Unit

  • Blankets (soft fabric or yarn)
  • NICU blankets, 45" square when finished (for placement over isolettes)
  • Baby or new mother packet
    • Items in packet may include: receiving blankets, onesies/night gowns, socks, toys, baby care products, etc.
  • Infant burial clothing
    • Note: White colored clothing only, please
    • May be purchased or home-sewn with a simple pattern
  • Hygiene kits (shampoo, conditioner, lotion, deodorant, sanitary pads, tooth brush, and tooth paste)
  • Baby "going home" outfits (preemie, newborn, or 0-3 months sizes)
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Behavioral Health (Adult and Pediatric)

  • Adult clothing (all sizes), sweats preferred
    • Note: Please no ties or drawstrings
  • Men's underwear (all sizes)
  • Women's underwear (all sizes)
  • Children's clothing (all sizes)
    • Note: Please no ties or drawstrings
  • Boy's underwear (all sizes)
  • Girl's underwear (all sizes)
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Reach Out and Read Program

  • Books for children, 5-years-old and younger
    • English and Spanish language books needed
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