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BC Children’s and BC Women’s thank you for your generosity this holiday season

BC Children’s Hospital/BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre welcomes donations of toys and other gifts for patients in the month of December.
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​Giving guidelines 
  • Due to infection control and allergies, we cannot accept used toys of any kind. This includes stuffed animals that have only been on display.
  •  All donations must be new and unwrapped. Toys need to be inspected so that they can be matched with an appropriate child. 
  • Please, no toys or action figures with weapons or violent themes such as guns, knives, swords or other projectiles.

Items in high demand
  • Infant rattles, washable mobiles & board books 
  • Craft kits  
  • Crayons and markers 
  • Snap-together model kits 
  • Small Lego sets 
  • Gift cards for music, movies, video games, restaurants, Amazon, etc. 
  • Tablets and tablet and smartphone stands 

For more information on where or how to donate, please contact the Patient Experience Department who can assist with donation requests: or toll-free: 1-844-874-3267.

Or, we can do the shopping for you

Online donations are gratefully accepted to help stock the toy and activity needs throughout the year. Should you wish for us to do the shopping for you, you can donate online and we will fulfil specific needs:

If you prefer to give by mail, you can make cheques payable to: 
BC Children’s Hospital, Child Life Department c/o BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, 938 West 28th Ave., Vancouver, BC V5Z 4H4 

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