We ask that all donations please be new and that food and baby supplies (bibs, bottles, pacifiers, etc.) be unopened and unexpired. We will accept new or gently used clothing. If you would like to donate items to The Children’s Home & Lemieux Family Center, please contact Lindsey Carter at 412-441-4884 ext. 2044 or lcarter@chomepgh.org to schedule a drop off time.

Priority Items

Clothing Items

  • Preemie girls one piece sleepers and outfits
  • 9 month spring and summer clothing (girls and boys)
  • Baby blanets for newborn to 12 months
  • Flannel Blankets for 4 years through teenage
  • Newborn one piece sleepers/outfits (girls and boys)
  • Preemie socks
  • Shorts and tops (9 month to Size 6)


  • 0 to 36 month toys with lights, music, sounds and textures
  • Books that play music
  • Books with CDs (Toddler and Preschool)
  • Cardboard Books for babies and toddlers
  • CD Player
  • Crib mobiles
  • Fisher Price Doctors Kit
  • Jump Ropes
  • Play kitchen items
  • Toy cash register
  • View masters

Kitchen/Feeding Items

  • Cooking pots and pans and other cooking items for the Lemieux Family Center
  • Kitchen towels


  • 3 and 4 size diapers
  • Baby wipes
  • Batteries, regular and rechargeable with charger, for toys and mobiles (AA, AAA, C, and D)
  • Car seats (must be new and unused, with 5-point restraint system)
  • Gas cards
  • Gift Cards (Toys ‘R Us, Babies ‘R Us, Target, Wal-Mart, Giant Eagle, etc.)
  • Pack ‘n plays (new and unused)
  • Teenage boy indoor activities


  • Car seats (new and unused with 5-point restraint system)
  • Books and educational materials on adoption topics for children, birthparents and families
  • Gift cards (Babies ‘R Us and Target)
  • Gift cards to Panera Bread of Starbucks for birthparent/counselor meetings

Child’s Way

  • 18 and 24 month onesies
  • Batteries, regular and rechargeable with charger, for toys and mobiles (AA, AAA, C, and D)
  • Boppy pillows (new and unused)
  • Bottles (4 and 8 oz) for 4 to 6 month
  • Cardboard books for babies and toddlers
  • Construction paper and stickers
  • Electronic thermometers
  • Flannel blankets (infant to 8 years)
  • Gift cards (Toys ‘R US, Babies ‘R Us, Target, Wal-Mart)
  • Infant and toddler clothing
  • Medical equipment (please call for details)
  • Shorts and Tops (6 years to 12 child)
  • Toys with lights, sounds, music and textures (6 to 36 months)

Pediatric Specialty Hospital

  • 4 oz. and 8 oz. baby bottles
  • Baby blankets (birth to 12 month)
  • Baby food (unopened)
  • Bus passes
  • Cardboard books for babies and toddlers
  • Children’s music CD’s
  • Crib mirrors
  • Flannel blankets for toddler to teenage
  • Infant formula (unopened)
  • Preemie to 9 month clothing
  • Preemie newborn socks
  • DVD’s, toddler through teenager
  • Gas cards
  • Giant Eagle gift cards
  • Infant spoons
  • New infant car seats, must have 5-point restraints
  • Toddler silverware
  • Toys, crafts and games for children (3 years through teenager)
  • Toys with lights, sounds, music and textures (0-36 months)
  • Tiny Love mobiles

Gift Card Ideas

In addition to or in lieu of donated items, we gratefully accept gift cards in any dollar amount to help the children and families we serve.

  • Book stores
  • Bus passes or cab passes
  • Children’s stores such as Babies R’ Us
  • Discount stores such as Target or Wal-Mart
  • Gas stations
  • Grocery stores
  • iTunes
  • Movie theaters
  • Public transportation
  • Restaurants