Donation Guidelines

Thank you so much for your interest in giving to MUSC Children's Health! Donations for patients and general play programming are managed through the Child Life Department. We appreciate your help to make sure our patients and families have opportunities to play during their hospitalizations.

For questions, please email Suzanne Mishler.

View the printable 2024 Donation Information (PDF).


  • Our patients range in age from newborn to teens. Please consider all ages when gifting.
  • All items must be brand new, unwrapped, and in original packaging.
  • Items should be respectful of all religions, cultures, and belief systems.
  • The MUSC wish lists and registries indicate most needed items at this time.
  • We are unable to accept any type of paper cards, large stuffed animals, scooters, skateboards, any size bicycle, used items, or oversized items.

Ways to Donate

Option 1: Shop Online & Ship Items

Our Amazon wish list is the easiest option for delivering gifts directly to us. The shipping address is on file with the registry. Please allow ample time for delivery. 

If you prefer to ship your donation, please mail to:

MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital
Attention: Child Life Room 7006 MSC 355
10 McClennan Banks Drive
Charleston, SC 29425

Option 2: Drop-Off Donations at MUSC

Drive-up donation drop-offs are available at MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital on Wednesdays by appointment. Please email Suzanne Mishler to schedule your drop-off time.

Due to staffing and infection prevention, all donation drop-offs will take place outside. Someone will meet you at your vehicle at the main entrance portico for your scheduled drop-off.

Please use the Amazon wish list and the Child Life Department wish list as a guides for item selection.

Drop-off Location GPS Address

Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital
10 McClennan Banks Drive
Charleston, SC 29425

Other Ways to Give

Monetary donation information, fundraiser information, and to learn more about the Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital, contact the MUSC Children's Health Fund, at 843-792-6643.

Child Life Department Wish List

The most-need items are gift cards, coloring books, Uno cards, Play-Doh, Markers, action figures, Lego kits, superhero figures, and board books.