Dell Children's Foundation

Wish Lists

Dell Children’s Wish Lists

Due to infection control and allergies we CANNOT accept used toys of ANY kind. This includes stuffed animals that have not been played with and have only been on display or on shelves at home. We are also unable to accept used books, voice recordable toys, medical equipment, wheelchairs, devices or other supplies. We CAN accept newly purchased stuffed animals with tags still attached and toys in their original packaging.

  • Please do not wrap donations.
  • Please no toys or action figures with weapons or violent themes such as guns, knives, swords or other projectiles.
  • New toys only; items must be washable and non-toxic.
  • No personalized notes or well wishes of any kind.

For any questions related to donating items to Dell Children’s, please contact the Child Life team at

Mail items to:

Dell Children’s Medical Center,
Child Life Services
4900 Mueller Boulevard
Austin, TX 78723

Drop off items to main information desk:


Due to privacy and infection control, we cannot allow personal delivery of gifts and donations directly to patients. We make every effort to maximize the donations we receive for our donors.

Let us do the shopping for you:

You can make a financial donation online which allows our Child Life Department to offer enriching activities for patients and families all year round.

Make checks payable to:

Children’s Medical Center Foundation
4900 Mueller Blvd. Austin, TX 78723
In the memo: Child Life Wish List


Greatest Needs

  • $5 and $10 gift cards
  • Amazon Gift Cards
  • Bubbles (wedding size)
  • Crayola Crayons & Crayola Markers
  • Hot Wheels
  • Light, sound and pop-up toys
  • Personal DVD players
  • Play-doh
  • Small Lego kits
  • Tactile toys for all ages
  • Teen arts and crafts kits

Other Priority Needs

  • CD’s (lullabies, relaxation, all ages, spiritual)
  • CD players
  • Small plastic maracas
  • Coloring books
  • Cloth dolls
  • Crib soothers for infants
  • iSpy Books
  • Model Magic
  • Nail polish and manicure sets
  • Ride on toys (plastic cars, plastic wagons)
  • Spanish videos, books and music
  • Ear Buds and headphones

For a full Wish List of suggested items for Dell Children’s please click here.

For any questions related to donating items to Dell Children’s, please contact the Child Life team at