The EIRMC Volunteer Auxiliary accepts donations of useful, needed items for our patients. For infection control and safety, we cannot accept used items of any kind, food, or violent-themed toys. All new fabric items must be washed in a non-fragrant detergent, dried, and individually bagged.

Reading material:

  • Hardbound books
  • Recent magazines
  • Stationary and pen
  • Adult and children's coloring books
  • Thank-you cards
  • Crossword puzzles
  • Sudoku puzzles

Art supplies:

  • Art supplies (markers, colored pencils, crayons, twistable crayons, paint)
  • General Craft Supplies (construction paper, coloring books, scissors, glitter glue, paint brushes)
  • Bead Kits
  • Stickers and sticker scenes
  • Arts and Crafts kits (preschool age through young adult)
  • Blank canvas
  • Play‐doh
  • Coloring Books


  • Portable DVD players
  • DVD’s (Rated G, PG, PG‐13)
  • Electronic handheld games (Bop It, Simon)

NICU (Preemie babies)

NICU babies are often born very early, and sometimes catch families "underprepared." Items that parents may need at home are appreciated.

  • Flannel Blankets 36 x 32
  • New, unused baby clothes
  • Diapers- small sizes
  • Wipes
  • Baby toiletries, such as lotion and baby wash
  • 12x12 scrap book pages ready to add 2-3 pictures. Holiday themed or boy or girl pages are great.
  • Infant car seats (brand new and unused only)

Ages birth to 3 years:

  • Plastic crib toys (i.e crib mirrors, toys, mobiles, projectors, etc.)
  • Electronic light‐up/musical toys
  • Plastic stacking/nesting toys/infant links
  • Infant sound machines & crib soothers
  • Plastic activity gyms and play mats
  • Plastic (Non‐cloth) rattles
  • Small, No‐spill bubbles
  • Plastic baby dolls
  • Play telephones
  • Legos and building blocks

Ages 4 ‐ 8 years:

  • Fisher price Little People items and Little People animals
  • Plastic musical instruments
  • Plastic play food
  • Tool sets
  • Cash Registers
  • Plastic baby dolls
  • Cars/trucks/Matchbox cars
  • Doctors kits
  • I Spy Books/Look & Find books
  • Plastic action figures
  • Plastic dinosaurs
  • Lego kits

Ages 13 and up:

  • Gift Cards: Visa/American Express, Target, Amazon, ITunes, Starbucks
  • Advanced model and craft kits (e.g. car, airplane)
  • Puzzles (25‐500 pieces)
  • Nail polish
  • Journals and sketchbooks
  • Advanced Lego kits
  • Board games