Wish List


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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to schedule a drop off time.

Priority Items

Clothing Items

• 2T to 4T clothes
• 6 to 10 childs sweat pants (boys and girls)
• Preemie sleepers and one piece outfits (boys and girls)
• Snowsuits and winter coats (preemie to 6 month)

Kitchen/Feeding Items

• Baby bottles (4oz. and 8oz. 0 month plus)
• Baby bottles (8oz. 4 month plus)
• Cooking pots and pans and other cooking items for the family living area
• Kitchen towels


• 0-9 month infant toys and teethers
• Baby bath and lotion items
• Batteries, regular and rechargeable with charger, for toys and mobiles 
(AA, AAA, C, and D)
• Blankets 5 years through teen (boys)
• Car seats (must be new and unused, with 5-point restraint system)
• Craft kits for ages 6 through teen
• Diaper rash products
• Gas cards
• Gift Cards (Toys ‘R Us, Babies 'R Us, Target, Wal-Mart, Giant Eagle, etc.)
• Nailpolish and accessories for pre-teen to teenage girls
• Pack 'n plays (new and unused)
• Teenage boy indoor activities
• Toy Doctor kits
• Toy kitchen food and kitchen items



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

Child's Way 

  • Baby bath items
  • Baby diaper rash products 
  • Batteries, regular and rechargeable with charger, for toys and mobiles (AA, AAA, C, and D)
  • Blankets (fleece and flannel) for 5 years to teenage
  • Boppy pillows (new and unused)
  • Bottles (4 and 8 oz) and sippy cups with two handles
  • Construction paper and stickers
  • Electronic thermometers
  • Gift cards (Toys 'R US, Babies 'R Us, Target, Wal-Mart)
  • Medical equipment (please call for details)
  • Pacifiers
  • PediaSure products
  • Toys with lights, sounds, music and textures (6 to 36 months)
  • Sign language flashcards
  • Socks for 4 to 7 years
  • Sweat pants (2T to childs 10-12)
  • Switch operated toys for children with special developmental needs
  • Winter coats (24 months to childs 8)

Pediatric Specialty Hospital

  • 4 oz. and 8 oz. baby bottles
  • 6 to 12 childs sweat pants (girls and boys)
  • 9 month to 24 month baby clothes
  • Unopened baby food
  • Bus passes
  • Children's music CD's
  • Crib mirrors
  • Portable DVD players
  • Preemie girls sleepers and one piece outfits
  • 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
  • Snow suits and winter jackets/coats (preemie to 6 months)
  • Toddler silverware and sippy cups
  • Toys, crafts and games for children (3 years through teenager)
  • Toys with lights, sounds, music and textures (0-36 months)
  • Tiny Love mobiles
  • Unopened infant formula


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

The Children's Home of Pittsburgh & Lemieux Family Center 5324 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15224 Phone: 412-441-4884 Fax: 412-441-0167