Donating Books and Toys


Book donations


Donations of books are gratefully accepted. 

Please call Cara McAuliffe, MS, CCLS, at 978.354.2715 to arrange for a book delivery.

Volunteer Readers


The NSMC Volunteer Program includes opportunities for volunteers to read books to inpatients at MassGeneral for Children at North Shore Medical Center. 

Call 978.825.6285 to learn how you can become a volunteer or go here NSMC Volunteer Program .

Game and toy donations


Donations of games and toys are gratefully accepted. 

  • All items must be new.
  • Due to our infection control policies, gifts of stuffed animals are discouraged. 
  • We cannot accept any violent toys, for example toys that contain any weapons or images of violence, as these are contrary to the health and safety of our patients.
If you have any questions, call 978.354.2715.