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You can help create life-changing experiences for wish kids by donating goods such as frequent flier miles, hotel loyalty points, building materials, new electronics and more. Nearly 40 percent of our wish items come from individual donations. Donated items must be new, please.

Donations can be brought to either our Buffalo or Rochester office. For questions on what types of items you can donate, please contact us at: (716) 810-9474 or

- Wish Specific Items:

• To Go – popular destinations include Disney parks, Hawaii, and international destinations such as Atlantis, Italy, France 

Gift ideas - anything with Disney characters!, travel games for the airplane, coloring books and crayons, luggage, digital cameras, photo albums, toiletry kits, beach towels, travel guide books

• To Meet – popular celebrities include athletes/sports teams, wrestlers, actors/actresses 

Gift ideas – autograph books, travel-related items, digital cameras, wrestling memorabilia, sports memorabilia 

• To Have – popular gifts include bedrooms, shopping sprees, computers  

Gift ideas – laptop cases, accessories for computers, iTunes gift cards, gift cards for stores  

• To Be – popular wishes include to be a princess, to be a professional athlete  

Gift ideas – princess toys/apparel, sports toys/apparel

• Toys for wish children to be used as ice-breaker and enhancement gifts:

Ages 2 ½ – 6 - Elmo toys, Sesame Street toys, Spongebob toys, Disney toys, dinosaur toys, books

Ages 7 – 12 - puzzles, board games, Spider-man toys, princess toys, anything from the Disney channel or Nickelodeon television shows, books

Ages 13 – 18 --- sports items, scrapbooking sets, journals, make-up/soaps/lotions gift kits, handheld electronic games, dvds, books

• Other Items:

Gift cards in denominations of $25, $50, and $100 to stores such as Best Buy, Toys R Us, Bed, Bath & Beyond or generic cards such as Visa, AMEX, Amazon, or iTunes

Luggage sets 

Electronic items such as: digital cameras with rechargeable batteries and memory cards, iPod Nanos, portable DVD players

Sports teams gifts – especially New York Yankees, New York Mets, Los Angeles Lakers, Buffalo Sabres

Lauren , 4


I wish to give back courage and hope

Lauren Delivers Comfort and Hope

Lily , 5

Brain Tumor

I wish to have a Princess Playhouse

Lily wished to have a Princess Playhouse

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Rochester, NY 14618
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