Toy Drive & Wish Lists

Our favorite holiday tradition is here!

Support patients this holiday season and throughout the year! See all the ways you can support our patients.

Spread Joy participants in photo holding donated gifts and toys
Spread Joy participants in photo holding donated gifts and toys

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'Tis the Season to Spread Joy to our Patients!

South Florida, thanks for your support in our annual toy donation drop-off on Saturday, December 3! We collected 14,000 toys with a value of $350,000 (and counting)! Read more.

In addition to the toy drop-off, you can also support our patients in many other ways, including starting a virtual toy drive or shopping on our Amazon wish lists. Scroll down!

Your generosity goes a long way to brighten a child's day! Toys and gift cards are distributed during the holidays and throughout the year, from birthday presents to end-of-chemo celebrations, prizes and going-home gifts.

Kids holiday toys

More Ways You Can Help

1. Virtual Toy Drive

Create your very own Virtual Toy Drive Fundraiser to help raise money for toys for Nicklaus Children’s patients. Our Nicklaus Children's Staff will use the funds to purchase entertaining and educational gifts/toys that are tailored for a patient’s age, interests and therapeutic /healing needs.

Start a Virtual Toy Drive

2. Make Donation or Become Corporate Sponsor

If you prefer, you can always make a financial contribution easily and securely online. Your Spread Joy gift benefits patients year-round through our Children's Experiences Department. Start making a difference today!

Sponsorship Opportunities

3. Drop Off Toy Donations

The toy donation drop-off was held on Saturday, December 3, 2022! If you have a toy donation and would like to reach our team, please email us at

Toy Drop Off Closed

Due to strict infection control policies, all donated items must be new and unwrapped. No used, or lightly used, toys can be accepted. We are unable to accept clothing, blankets, latex balloons, candy/food items, or violent toys. ​

4. Purchase Discounted Holiday Cards on

Minted Fundraising ProgramWhen you shop holiday cards on, use the code FUNDRAISENICKLAUS to receive a 20% discount! With the code, 15% of your purchase will be donated back to Nicklaus Children’s to benefit our patients and families. Happy Holidays!

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