At Shriners Hospitals for Children, the health and safety of our patients, families, volunteers and staff is our top priority. With the rapidly evolving situation regarding coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), we are closely monitoring updates and alerts from local health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and are actively following their recommendations.

Please note that Shriners Hospitals for Children does not administer COVID-19 testing or treatment at this time. If your child has an upcoming appointment and you or your child are exhibiting a cough, fever, chills, shortness of breath or flu like symptoms, please contact your local Shriners Hospitals for Children location to reschedule the appointment.

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For the latest updates about COVID-19, please visit the CDC website.

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Ways to give FAQs

Ways to give FAQs

What kinds of donations make the largest impact?

Financial contributions to Shriners Hospitals for Children — Shreveport make the largest and most immediate impact on our patients and families. Your gifts support our mission of providing world-class care to children who need it most whether their families can afford it or not. Make your gift online or contact Jennifer Martin at 318-226-3304 or by email.

Can I deliver gifts directly to patients?

We are unable to allow donors to personally distribute toys or other items to children due to patient privacy regulations (HIPAA), as well as the need to prevent infections for our patients.

Can I donate books?

Our hospital can accept donations of new, unread books of child-appropriate content. New coloring and activity books can be donated as well.

What kinds of toys are most needed?

For a list of specific items that can be put to good use at our hospital, please see our wish list.

My kids have outgrown their toys? Can I donate them to you?

We are unable to accept toys that have been previously played with or private collections that have been stored away, for concerns of safety, allergy and immunity of our patients.

Can I donate stuffed animals or dolls?

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Shreveport accepts only clean, new stuffed animals.