Charity Drive

Washington Lodge No. 20

is grateful for your interest in donating to support the kids at the

Shriners Hospital for Children

Toys, school supplies, gift cards, and other gifts you donate

will bring joy to the children at Shriners Hospital.

Due to hospital guidelines, we cannot accept previously owned items. 

Donation Station Hours

 

Please bring your donation to the

Sacramento Masonic Temple

1123 J Street corner of 12th Street

(916) 443-5058

November 23 - December 18

Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-12:00 PM.

Please contact Francisco Marques to request after-hours drop-off or to make arrangements for pickup if you are unable to drive to the Temple. 

 

All items donated are inspected prior to distribution to the children. 

Please do not gift-wrap.

 

Please see the guidelines below or click HERE to donate money.

Your generous contribution will make a difference

to those who need it most.

 

Thank You!

Ideas for Giving

Approved by the Shriners Hospital for Children - Northern California

Infant/Toddler

 

 Infant rattles and teethers (no fabric please)

 Interactive Toys (lights and sounds)

 Cause and effect toys (English/Spanish option)

 Board books (English/Spanish)

 Crib side soother/Mobiles

 Musical Toys

 Stacking Blocks\Toys

 Toy Figures & Playsets

 

Preschoolers

 Train sets

 Pretend Play (e.g. dolls, tea sets, play food, tools)

 Fisher-Price Medical Kits

 Lego Junior and Duplo sets (boy/girl)

 Action Figures

 Playsets (Disney, Peppa Pig, Paw Patrol, etc.)

 Play vehicles

 Band in a box\musical instrument toys

 Memory matching games

 

School Age

 Action figures

 Barbies

 Craft/Art kits/Slime-Making Kits

 Headphones

 Lego sets (girls/boys)

 Movies (current)

 Uno cards/Skip-bo/Phase 10/SpotIt/Sleeping Queens/ Slamwhich

 Handheld games

 Animal/Dinosaur/Sea Life toy figurines

 Popular TV/Movie character toy figurines

NEW Clothing Items

 Loose-fitting, comfortable clothes, T-shirts &shorts (teen and adult sizes)

 Gym shorts (sizes 7-adult XXL)

 Sweats (tops & bottoms)

 Zip-up sweatshirts

 Pajama pants (sizes 7-16)

 Sports bras and training bras

 Underwear and socks (toddler through adult sizes)

 Shoes / Athletic Shoes (all sizes, Wide)

For the School

 

 Acrylic Paint

 Elmer’s Glue Sticks

 Amazon Gift Cards for Textbooks

 Art Canvases (all sizes)

 Canson Mix Media Paper (11 x14)

 3 Ring Binders

 LEGO Ultimate sets

 Model Magic Clay (all colors)

 Paint Brushes, water & acrylic

 Point Markers (assorted colors)

 Pocket Folders

 Sharpies Fine Point & Ultra-Fine

 Water Color Paper & Paints

 NUBWO Gaming Headset U3

Sensory Specific Items

 

 Sensory Chewies

 Weighted blankets

 Fidgets

 Squishies

 Stress balls (latex-free)

Therapy Items

 

 Medium\Large size therapy Balls

 Yoga Balls

 Amazon Echo Dot

 Velcro Catch Pads

 Beach Balls

 

Other Items

 

 Batteries (all sizes)

 Long Distance Phone Cards (Domestic & International)

 Bus Passes and Light Rail Passes

Teen

 

 Adult coloring books

 PopSockets and Cellphone stands

 Comfy slippers (adult sizes)

 Essential Oil Kits/Diffusers

 Crossword puzzles, Soduku, Wordsearch

 Handheld electronic games

 Wireless Headphones/earbuds

 Foam stress-balls, hand puzzles, Rubix Cubes

 Local sports team shirts, sweatshirts, hats, basketball shorts

 Nail art/Nail polish

 PopSolo Karaoke microphone

 Purses, Scarves, belts, wallets

 Small blue-tooth speakers 

 Teen art activities (jewelry, watercolors, robotics, etc.)

 Interactive journals

General Program

 

 Board games (all ages) Monopoly, Rummikub, Sequence, Phase 10, UNO, Connect 4, Headbands, Life, Dominoes, and Sorry (travel and full size)

Fisher-Price Medical Kits

Fleece Blankets

 Pillowcases Child-friendly or Teen themed

 ***DVDs- current\new release Y7 to PG13

 Sports and RPG video games (Rated Teen and under)

 Bubbles (wands and mini)

 Coloring books, paintable ceramics or wooden crafts

 Light spinners (Disney Preferred)

 Gift cards to support our program: Target, Michaels, Safeway, Raleys, Wal-Mart, Amazon. Visa gift cards not to exceed $25

 Gift cards for Wii U, PlayStation 4, and X-box videogames and controllers.

 Portable DVD Players

 Plain white printer paper

 Colored Cardstock

 Gift bags and tissue paper for presents (non-holiday)

General Craft Supplies

 

 Acrylic Paints

 Paint Brushes (all skill levels)

 Art Canvases (all sizes)

 Stretchy Beading Cord

 Contact paper, wax paper, colored tissue paper

 Craft Kits for All Ages

 Glitter glue / Glitter

 Pony beads / Fuse beads

 Water beads

 Scotch tape (regular and double-sided)

 Staflo

 Tempura paint

 Window markers/window paint

 Crayola Crayons, Markers, Colored Pencils

 Laminating paper pockets

 Scrapbook Paper (especially assorted holidays)

 Oil Pastel Kits

 Elmer’s glue sticks and liquid glue

 Craft kits (class sets)

 Kinetic Sand

Personal Items

 

 Feminine Hygiene Products

 Pedicure / Manicure Kits

 Shaving Kits / Sewing kits

 Toothbrush/toothpaste kits

 Full-size shampoo / conditioner

 Deodorant

 Small bags for toiletries

 Hair Brushes / Hair Ties

 Small Mirrors

 Pacifiers, Sippy Cups

 Disposable Diapers, Pull-ups & Wipes

 Backpacks

 Suitcases / Duffle Bags

To ensure items are well constructed and can be given to a patient, the hospital recommends the following brands:

 

Fisher-Price ■ Playskool ■ Disney ■ Leap Frog ■ Vtech ■ Little Tikes ■ Melissa and Doug ■ Crayola ■ LEGO ■ MegaBlocks ■ Little Einsteins ■ Usborne ■ Apple

Please note: All donations are made to Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California. Material donations are distributed to patients by hospital staff. To conform to the hospital's infection control policies, only donations of new toys and new clothing will be accepted for distribution to the children. To protect the health of the patients, the hospital cannot accept latex balloons or latex toys, plush toys, stuffed animals, glass ornaments, fresh flower or live plants. For information on other giving opportunities, call the hospital's Development Office at (916) 453-2321.

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