Kines Smiles Toy Drive for Mott

Kines Smiles for Mott
Friday, December 8, 2017
OBL, CCRB, 555 (see details)

Help Mott kids get into the holiday spirit with the Kines Smiles toy drive for Mott Children! Donations are being collected until 5pm Friday, December 8 for young patients staying at C.S. Mott Hospital.

Accepted items include:

Frequently used Items
The following items are most commonly used and are always in need:

  • Infant and toddler toys (please see Guidelines below)
  • Play-Doh and accessories
  • Legos
  • Coloring books
  • Crayola art supplies
  • Craft kits (more complex projects)
  • Character toys (super heroes, Dora, etc)
  • Hot Wheels cars

Gift Cards
Gift cards provide the Child and Family Life staff the flexibility to make "on-demand" purchases that help support the patients’ needs. They also make a great gift for our teen population. Gift Card Ideas:

  • Meijer
  • Target
  • iTunes
  • Visa

Xbox 360 games
Did you know that C.S. Mott has an Xbox 360 in each of the individual patient rooms? These systems allow patients to play games, watch movies, and stay connected to their friends via Xbox Live. Please help us build our video game library by donating Xbox 360 games. Rated E-Teen, please.


  • No used items, please (but used XBox 360 games are accepted).
  • No items with religious or violent themes.
  • Please avoid dollar store items because of recent safety recalls and their tendency to break.
  • If you wish to donate stuffed animals, blankets and other knitted items please contact Community Relations ( to see if there is a need.
  • The Mott Child & Family Life staff distributes donations to Mott patients. If a donation cannot be used in the children’s hospital, we will distribute the gifts to the U-M Main Hospital, Ann Arbor Kiwanis, or other outside charitable organizations.

Drop-off locations:

  • OBL 0101 (tech support office, near the handicap entrance on the ground floor)
  • CCRB 3745 (lobby)
  • 555 S. Forest (multicultural space, a.k.a.small student space)

Thank you!