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Give Toys, Supplies and More!

Products, Services or Experiences

Gift certificates to restaurants, hair salons, spas, golf clubs, jewelers, yoga or Pilates studios and ski mountains.

Unique items like autographed sports and music memorabilia, hard-to-find items or curated gift baskets.

Experiences such as local travel (Mystic, Newport, NYC or Boston) or more distant (Vermont, Florida or Spain), chef dinners, sports, theatre and/or concert tickets.

In recognition of your generous donation, we will acknowledge you on the auction item display and in the online auction listing.

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Patient Safety is Our Priority

Connecticut Children's is accepting donations of the following personal protective equipment. Please note that all gear should be brand new, unused and in its original packaging. Contact us to inquire about making a PPE donation.

  • N95 respirator masks (high priority; 3M 1860 N95s preferred)
  • Manufactured surgical and medical masks
  • Face shields
  • Isolation gowns
  • Nitrile gloves (non-latex)
  • Disinfectant wipes for hard surfaces (Hospital-grade or Clorox/Lysol)
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PPE is critical for patient and team member safety

How to Donate Toys

You can donate toys, games and other needed items to Connecticut Children's through our online Wish List! Search by category or browse the complete list. Items will be directly shipped to the Child & Family Support Services team and utilized throughout the year.

You can also purchase an item off our Top Needed Donations list and schedule a drop-off at our warehouse. All items must be brand new & recently purchased, unwrapped, latex-free and compliant with our safety and infection control guidelines. Click the link below to learn more or call our Donations Line at 860.545.9880 to schedule a drop-off.

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Generous donations help fuel smiles year-round.

Volunteers are key to the success of every Foundation event.

Are you interested in giving back to Connecticut Children's by offering your time and skills in support of philanthropic events? Opportunities exist for interns, event planning committee members and general event support roles.

You Can Make a Difference

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Your support helps us build a healthier future for children

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Meet Levi

Levi was born with Pierre Robin syndrome, which gave him a deeply recessed chin and a cleft palate. He had corrective surgery at the pediatric division of an adult hospital, which should have been the end of the story. But when they inserted a breathing tube in his already-tender throat, it severely damaged both his throat and his vocal cords. The resulting scars led doctors to tell his parents he would never speak or make any sound at all. But four years of intensive and innovative treatment at Connecticut Children’s proved them all wrong; today, against all the odds, Levi is speaking and ready to start kindergarten in fall 2021.

Read Levi's Story
Levi is a brave little boy