Deck the Halls


Help us "Deck the Halls" of Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital with joy and happiness this holiday season and all year long. Our holiday donation drive is a great way for friends, family and corporations to touch the lives of hospitalized children. Every gift makes a difference. Deck the Halls Holiday Drive is December 12-15, 2018 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center.

How you can help:

1. Let us doing the shopping for you

Monetary donations enable our trained Child Life Specialists to purchase toys, crafts, supplies and gifts during the holiday season and throughout the year. Click the Make a Donation button or bring your monetary gift to the holiday donation drive event.

Make a Donation

2. Shop from home

  • Shop our Amazon Wish List Online
  • Log onto and click Find a List or Registry under Lists.
  • Then, search for OLOL Children’s Hospital Wish List.
  • When checking out, choose "Child Life" as the shipping address to send the gifts straight to our kids.
  • We would love to properly thank you for your generosity and keep you looped in on the amazing things happening at Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital. Please include your name, mailing address and email in a gift message before shipping your donation.

3. Shop on your own

Toys, crafts, games and supplies can make a big difference to our patients and families spending time in the hospital, especially during the holidays. We encourage you to bring any of the following items to our drive:

Gift Cards: 
Gift cards (CC’s, Walgreens, Subway, Smoothie King, Walmart, iTunes/Apple, Netflix) 

Toys and Games: 
All plastic infant & toddler toys (Little Tikes®, Fisher-Price®, Playskool®, V-Tech®) 
Plastic baby dolls (all ethnicities) 
Barbie® dolls (all ethnicities) 
Small Lego® sets (Star Wars, Lego Friends, Ninjago, etc.) 
Board games (Uno, Phase 10, Connect 4, Headbands, Jenga, Monopoly, Sorry) 
Puzzles (100 piece & wooden/plastic) 
Rattles (all plastic) 
Word search puzzles (for teens) 
Male action figure dolls (superheroes) 
Recent video games for Xbox 360, Kinect, & PlayStation 3 & 4 (Rated E for everyone and T for teen) 

Teen gifts (gift cards, cosmetics, body sprays, sports gear) 
Nail polish 

Pajama bottoms and gym shorts (6T to adult medium, boys and girls) 
Underwear (6T to adult large, boys and girls) 
White short-sleeved onesies (0-24 months) 

Art Supplies: 
Craft kits 
Crayons (24 count or fewer), colored pencils, markers 
Child and adult coloring books (not seasonal or holiday)
Play-Doh® and accessories 

Personal hygiene kits (toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, soap, shampoo, etc.) 
Sippy cups


  • All toys must be brand new in their original packaging, latex free, age appropriate and easy to clean.
  • Please, do not wrap donations.
  • Due to patient privacy laws, there will not be an opportunity to personally distribute items to patients and families.
  • For more information about the Holiday Donation Drive contact Savannah Murrell at (225) 374-1734 or