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Gifts for Patients

Bryan Health appreciates your interest in giving gifts for our patients and families. If you or your organization would like to donate gifts to Bryan Health, please review the list of acceptable gifts and follow the steps for how to give.

If you have questions, please contact Volunteers and Customer Care at or call 402-481-3032.

Acceptable community in-kind donations

Due to infection control policies and accreditation regulations, we are only able to accept new, never-used items.

  • Art Supplies
  • Aprons
  • Blankets – small quilts, crocheted, knitted
  • Books - coloring with colors, word search, crossword, Sudoku, Children/paperback, children/hardback,  adult/paperback
  • Craft Items
  • Dolls Dominos
  • Electronic Items – iPads, iTunes gift cards, DVDs, DVD players
  • Games – children/board, adult/board, yard games, Wii games, video games
  • Handprint Kits
  • Infant Items – rattles, teethers
  • Journals
  • Personal Care Items – chap stick, toothbrushes, toothpaste, mouthwash, shampoo, conditioner, hair detangler, hair brushes, hair combs, deodorant, lotion, pony tail holders, reading glasses, pillows, magnifying glasses
  • Playing Cards
  • Puzzles – children, adult with 500 pieces or less
  • Small Keepsake Boxes
  • Stuffed Animals (we are unable to accept Beanie Babies)
  • Toys – soft balls, cars and trucks, stackable toys, magna doodles, small dry-erase boards
  • Water Bottles
  • Worry Stones

Please avoid toys with small parts that could be swallowed, have sharp edges or contain glass.

Steps for Gift Giving

Please contact Volunteers and Customer Care at or call 402-481-3032 to:

  1. Notify Volunteers and Customer Care of your interest in giving and the gifts you would like to provide
  2. Provide Volunteers and Customer Care with details regarding your gifts allowing them to evaluate
  3. If your items are accepted, please coordinate a time for delivery and/or presentation of accepted gifts

For gifts that Bryan Health cannot accept, please visit

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