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Volunteer ready for donation drop off
Our volunteers or coordinators will meet you to accept your donation

Thank you for considering MUSC Health for your donation! To ensure that our office will be able to accept your donated items, please review our instructions and guidelines below.

Donation Instructions

Appointments are highly recommended for donation drop-offs. Drop-off availability window is Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact us to schedule a drive-up donation drop-off date and time at

Our Main University Hospital office is located in Suite 101 at 171 Ashley Ave, Charleston, SC 29425  (Drive into the horseshoe and pull up by the Main entrance)

Our Children's Hospital office is located in LL24 at 10 McClennan Banks Drive Charleston, SC 29425 (Drive into the emergency entrance and pull up by the second door)

Please call prior to your arrival so a volunteer can meet you at the main entrance. If you are bringing a large donation, please let us know so we can have our donation cart ready for use.

 Donation Guidelines

  1. Please do not gift-wrap donated items
  2. Items should be respectful of all religions, cultures, and belief systems
  3. For handmade donations, please wash the fabric in hypoallergenic detergent. Must be made in a smoke-free, pet-free environment. For infection control purposes, please store completed items in an unscented, plastic, sealable bag until you are ready to deliver your donation.


Donation Wish List

For Our Palliative Care & Hollings Cancer Center Patients

  • Word Searches, Sudoku, Puzzle, Trivia, Activity books
  • Adult Coloring Books
  • Colored Pencils
  • Journals, Diaries, Sketch or Writing Pads
  • Card Games or Playing Cards
  • Reading Glasses (all strengths accepted)
  • Blankets (fleece or any cotton based fabric)


For Our Main University and IOP Patients & Families

  • Books (Must be new or gently used and in good condition)
  • Magazines (Must be new or gently used and in good condition)
  • Travel-sized Toiletries (Must be new and unopened)


For Our Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital

Toy donations for SJCH patients


For Our Courtesy Cart Available to Patients, Families, & Staff

  • Store-bought, Individually-wrapped, Non-perishable Snacks (that have not exceeded the expiration date)
  • New and Packaged Teas, Coffees (regular, decaf, and flavored)
  • Keurig Cups
  • Hot Chocolate Mix Packets
  • Candy 
  • Mints


Handmade Donations


Class/Group Service Projects

  • Plan a fundraiser or donation drive
  • No-Sew Fleece Blankets
  • Care Packages (travel-sized toiletries, snacks/candy, activity books/puzzles, cozy socks, hair care items, journals/writing pad, headphones, gift cards, etc.)
  • Handmade Encouragement Cards (Stay Positive, You Rock, You're One Tough Cookie, Sending Well Wishes, Cheering for You, Holiday Greetings, etc.)
  • Pre-assembled Craft Kits that include instructions & materials in ziplocked bags (rock painting, embroidery floss/friendship bracelet, tic-tac-toe set, origami/wishing stars, paint-by-number, cross stitch, mini macramé, block/Lego kits, puzzles, slime kits, model magic/ Play-Doh tutorials, manicure kits, etc.)

Thank you again for your generosity! We are truly grateful to the many community members, groups, and organizations who provide continuing support and contributions. Your donations – whether on holidays or any time of year – help us make a difference in the lives of our patients and their families.