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Upper 90 Project - Children's Hospital

Children's Hospital

Introduction: St. Louis Children’s Hospital provides a full range of pediatric services to the St. Louis metropolitan area and is recognized as one of America’s top children’s hospitals by US News & World Report.

 

SUGGESTED PROJECTS:

 

Collections

  • Children’s Books (items must be new or like-new)
  • DVDs (items must be new or like-new; rated G, PG, PG-13)
  • CDs (items must be new or like-new)
  • Bingo Prizes (times must be new):
    • Bath Gels/Lotions
    • Blankets
    • Card Games
    • Journals
    • Lego and Bionicle kits
    • Puzzles
    • Small Electronic Games
    • Sports Balls
    • Stuffed Animals for babies (sewn on eyes and noses)
  • Mobile Health Program (items must be new): The Healthy Kids Express program serves school children in indigent areas and many o the kids do not have warm clothing in the winter.
    • Gloves/Mittens
    • Scarves
    • Socks
    • Warm Hats

 

Kits

  • Activity Bags – for kids in the hospital or in the emergency unit waiting area to help pass time and to keep their minds off their worries.
    • Activity Books
    • Coloring Books
    • Crayons
    • Erasers
    • Markers
    • Stickers
  • Craft Kits (with instructions and materials) – for kids in the hospital to help keep them busy and their minds off their worries.
    • Bracelet Kits
    • Small Mobiles
  • Family Comfort Bags – for parents who come with their kids in an emergency situation and need to spend the night.
    • Bath Gel
    • Comb/Brush
    • Deodorant
    • Dental Floss
    • Hand Sanitizer
    • Journal/Notepads
    • Lip Balm
    • Lotion
    • Mouthwash
    • Pens
    • Shampoo
    • Shaving Cream
    • Sleep Masks
    • Toothbrush
  • School Supplies – for our kids who visit Healthy Kids Express, a pediatric mobile health van that goes to school in indigent areas.
    • Calculators
    • Notebooks
    • Pencils/Pens
    • Rulers

 

Service Projects

  • Bed Rolls – for infants, to keep them from rolling on their stomachs.
    • Take an 8 inch by 50 inch piece of newly purchased soft fabric. (Please was fabric and do not use fabric softener)
    • Fold length-wise and sew material along edges (on the side of the material that won’t be showing) leaving a 4 inch opening on one end.
    • Turn inside out and stuff with batting, leaving the bedroll flexible enough that you can bend it.
  • Fleece Blankets (no sewing required) – kids from tiny to teen love these blankets!
    • Use a 2 ft by 3 ft, 3 ft by 4 ft, or 4 ft by 5 ft piece of newly purchased fleece material.
    • Cut 3 inches into the fabric around the entire piece of fabric, making fringe.
    • Also, cut a 3 inch by 3 inch square at each corner.
    • Tie off each fringe into a knot where the fringed cut meets the material.
    • After completion, please wash the blankets in liquid detergent and dry with no fabric softeners.
  • Comfort Pillows ( a.k.a boo-boo pillows) – these are used to prop arms hooked up to IVs, to rest legs in wheelchairs or to cuddle.
    • Take either a 12 inch round or square piece of fabric and sew sides together (on the side of material that won’t be showing) leaving a 3 inch opening.
    • Turn inside out.
    • Stuff with batting
    • Sew the opening closed.
  • Pillowcases
    • Cut a piece of washed, colorful fabric 26.5 inches by 40.5 inches.
    • Match it with a border of contrasting fabric, 10.5 inches by 40.5 inches.
    • Sew pieces together wrong side out (on the long side, 40.5 inches).
    • Fold the material and sew along the open edges (leaving the opening as the border edge).
    • Turn pillow cases inside out and iron.

 

Agency Address

One Children’s Place, St. Louis, MO 63110

Website 

http://www.stlouischildrens.org/

Contact

Becky Belanger

Phone Number

314.286.0972

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