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In Kind Donation Frequently Asked Questions

Here is a list of frequently asked questions about donating items to Children’s Minnesota:

Wish List

By donating these materials to Children’s Minnesota, you are giving patients the opportunity to play and have fun while they are in the hospital. Please completely fill out our donation form and bring it with you when you drop off your donation.

In Kind Gifts

Although spending time in the hospital can be difficult for children and their families, special toys and activities can make their hospital experience less stressful. You can help by providing the gift of new toys, crafts and other items for children of all ages — infants through teens.

Associations

The Children's hospitals in St. Paul and Minneapolis were started, in large part, because of the efforts of two groups of women from those communities. These associations still raise money and awareness for Children's Minnesota today.

Affinity Plus Credit Union

Affinity Plus Credit Union partners with Children’s Minnesota in two exciting ways.

Usborne Books & More

Help provide a much-appreciated distraction for the patients at Children’s Hospital through award-winning Usborne and Kane Miller books. Order books online for the young people in your life (ages 0-18) and Usborne Books and More will donate 50% of the sale total in free books to Children’s.

M&M Mortgage

"My co-owner and I have been blessed to have healthy families, and we are passionate about giving back to families in need.”

AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets you enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5 percent of the purchase price to the eligible charitable organization of your choice.

Kohl’s Cares Merchandise

Since its inception in 2000, Kohl’s Cares® cause merchandise program has raised nearly $300 million to support kids' health and education initiatives in communities nationwide.

Matching Gifts

Many employers offer to match your financial gift to Children’s Minnesota by giving an equivalent amount. Type your employer or company name to see whether they offer a matching gift.