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Ways to Donate

Discover the many ways you can contribute to our cause! While cash donations are greatly appreciated, there's also a need for essential items in hospitals to support children and their parents. Our most in demand items include:

  • Children's Pyjamas
  • Plastic cuterly
  • Toiletries for parents
  • Blankets

Your support in any form goes a long way in brightening the lives of those in need.

Donate to a family in need

Our care packages are filled with essential items and come with additional heartfelt messages, brightening the days of families in need. Why not join us in extending a helping hand to those who need it most? Your donation can remind them that they are not alone on their journey. Donate a care package to a family using the link below.
Parent Self Care Packs

Packed with Essentials, Self-Care Treats, and Snacks to Support Parents on the Journey 🛁💆‍♂️ * Shampoo * Conditioner * Toothbrush * Toothpaste * Soap * Body Wash * Wash Cloth/Body Puff * Hair Brush * Hair Bobbles * Bottled Water * Snacks * Coffee Sachets * Adaptable Phone Charger

Birthday Bags

We provide hospitals with birthday bags filled with everything parents need to make their children birthday just as special as it would be at home.🎈🎉 Our bags include; *Birthday Cards *Balloons *Badges *Party Bag Toys *Games & Activities

Children's Essentials Pack

Our essential packs are designed to make their time in the hospital as comfortable as possible. Our packs include essential items; *Pyjamas *Socks *Blankets * Small Toys 🧸 that children have the comfort and warmth they need during their stay.

Parent Self Care Packs

Packed with Essentials, Self-Care Treats, and Snacks to Support Parents on the Journey 🛁💆‍♂️ * Shampoo * Conditioner * Toothbrush * Toothpaste * Soap * Body Wash * Wash Cloth/Body Puff * Hair Brush * Hair Bobbles * Bottled Water * Snacks * Coffee Sachets * Adaptable Phone Charger

Birthday Bags

We provide hospitals with birthday bags filled with everything parents need to make their children birthday just as special as it would be at home.🎈🎉 Our bags include; *Birthday Cards *Balloons *Badges *Party Bag Toys *Games & Activities

Children's Essentials Pack

Our essential packs are designed to make their time in the hospital as comfortable as possible. Our packs include essential items; *Pyjamas *Socks *Blankets * Small Toys 🧸 that children have the comfort and warmth they need during their stay.

See Our Packs

Supporting Children

We happily welcome both new and preloved toys, books, and clothes. To ensure the best experience for everyone, we kindly request that items are of good quality and cleaned before being donated. At the heart of it all, we're all about sustainability—embracing preloved items to help families declutter, spread love, and give a little nod to the environment. 🌱💚
Toys

Feel free to donate plastic or wooden toys that can be sanitized by hospital staff before use. Soft toys must be machine washable. 🚗🧸

Books

Before donating, make sure there's no writing or missing pages. Everyone should get to enjoy the whole story!

Clothing

Embracing all sizes from premature infants to 18-year-olds, we welcome comfy clothing donations, including PJs, slippers, and dressing gowns for both boys and girls.

Feeding

To adhere to infection control measures, we kindly request that items such as drinking cups, cutlery, and plates are brand new and unused. 🍼🍽️

Bedding

Pillows and blankets are like soulful hugs, providing ultimate comfort to both children and their parents. We kindly request that these items are new.

Help for Parents

We aim to make life easier for the whole family, includes parents and kindly ask for items to help parents. From basic toiletries and snacks to blankets to comfy socks. It all makes a difference to the mental state of parents going through incredibly tough times.
Personal Care

Consider donating items like toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, and other personal care products. Small comforts can make a big difference.

Comfort Items

New fluffy socks, slippers, and blankets are warmly welcomed, offering a touch of coziness to those in need.

Food & Drink

We gladly accept water bottles, cans of pop, and pre-made iced coffees, as well as cupboard staples like crisps, biscuits, cereal bars, and instant hot snacks. Please ensure all food has a reasonable expiry date and remains unopened for safety.

From Yours to Theirs

Important notes about kindly donating items
Pre-loved Toys

We kindly ask all pre-loved toys are in a working, usable state with minimal damage. Plastic toys are preferred for ease of sanitisation for sharing purposes.

We are unfortunately unable to donate pre-loved items to the intensive care units due to infection control risks. 🏥🌼

Personal Items

We have no set rules on what we provide in our parent packs, got some great ideas? Share or donate them! We kindly ask everything is brand new, and sealed where applicable.

Essential day to day items for our packs are always in demand and greatly appreciated.

Arranging Drop-off

If you are able to drop donations off to us, that is amazing. If not, we are able to arrange free postal services to receive your generous gifts.

Please contact us prior to arranging a donation on hey@louiestrust.org so we can help organise your drop off or collection.

Pre-loved Toys

We kindly ask all pre-loved toys are in a working, usable state with minimal damage. Plastic toys are preferred for ease of sanitisation for sharing purposes.

We are unfortunately unable to donate pre-loved items to the intensive care units due to infection control risks. 🏥🌼

Personal Items

We have no set rules on what we provide in our parent packs, got some great ideas? Share or donate them! We kindly ask everything is brand new, and sealed where applicable.

Essential day to day items for our packs are always in demand and greatly appreciated.

Arranging Drop-off

If you are able to drop donations off to us, that is amazing. If not, we are able to arrange free postal services to receive your generous gifts.

Please contact us prior to arranging a donation on hey@louiestrust.org so we can help organise your drop off or collection.

Stuck for ideas? Check our Amazon Wishlist!

We've created an Amazon wish list to make it easy for you to find inspiration for items we accept. It will also be updated with suggestions from local hospitals, helping us cater to the needs of the families we support and make the most impact with the items we donate. 🛒✨

Please send any other suggestions to us via email at hey@louiestrust.org or message us on social media. We would love to hear from you.

Raise as you Spend with easyfundraising!

Exciting news! We've partnered with easyfundraising. When you shop through a retailer, a portion is automatically donated to support our cause. With over 7,500 fantastic brands on board, the best part is it won't cost you anything extra – the brands are generously covering the donation.

Interested? Visit the easyfundraising site below, sign up, and choose Louie's Trust as your cause. Then, every purchase through their referral link means a free donation from your order comes our way. You can even benefit from their Donation Reminder, which will let you know if any sites you visit will make a donation when you shop with them. An effortless way to make a difference while you shop! 🌟🛍️