Thoughtful Treasures may be crafted or store-purchased and are donated to us by members of the community who want to make that special difference in a child’s day.
- 50 of the same or similar items
- Treasures should not refer to hospitals, or sickness, display a “get-well-soon” messages, or have any religious connotation.
- For children’s safety, we consider items a choking hazard if they can fit through a toilet paper roll.
- For safety reasons, we cannot accept used items, stuffed toys, Silly Putty, Play-Doh, balloons, food or candy, or bottles containing liquid.
- Mailbox dimensions: 8 inches by 8 inches
Ideas and Examples
Get inspired by looking at creative ideas on Oriental Trading. Some popular treasures include card games, goody bags, seasonal crafts, and things to keep children entertained during their treatments.
You may ship or drop off Thoughtful Treasures directly to us at:
The Children’s Inn at NIH
7 West Drive
Bethesda, MD 20814-1509