Donating gifts and toys
Giving toys, games, treats or other presents for patients is a kind thought. But the best gift that you can give your hospitals is a donation - no matter how big or small!
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What difference could my donation make?

Every donation to Barts Charity counts. And they add up to make an even bigger difference for patients! Your support could:

  • improve and update hospital buildings and facilities
  • provide life-changing specialist equipment
  • support world-leading research
  • fund projects that improve the health and wellbeing of your local community

What if I’d still like to donate a gift?

Please get in touch with our fundraising team first, to discuss your ideas. We try to make sure that any offers of gifts-in-kind are genuinely needed and we will take the advice of our NHS colleagues.

Please note, for health and safety and infection control reasons, we are generally unable to accept:

  • Second hand clothes, toys or games
  • Second hand books or used magazines
  • Gifts of food and drink

Thank you for thinking of us!

Give a gift this Christmas
Every Christmas, our Gift Appeal pledges to give a present to all patients over the holidays. Keep an eye on our website to find out how you could help by giving a virtual gift this year.

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