You can brighten the holidays and beyond for kids at Arkansas Children’s

Festival of Stars Toy and Donation Drive is Arkansas Children's (AC) largest statewide event. Volunteers, team members and community organizations come together at Arkansas Children’s Hospital and Arkansas Children’s Northwest to deliver joy to patients during the holidays.

Santa knew I was in the hospital this year and found me!” 
-AC patient who received toys from 2022 Festival of Stars

Donations collected at Festival of Stars also support:

Here’s how to join in the magic and impact child health:

Donate New and Unused Toys and Items

In-person drop off: Collect new and unused items on our wishlist and then on Thursday, December 14, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., drop off curbside at Arkansas Children’s Hospital (6 Children’s Way, Little Rock) or Arkansas Children’s Northwest (2601 Gene George Blvd., Springdale).

Shop online and donate by mail: Shop our Amazon Wishlists or Walmart Registries to send your gifts straight to either location! 

Host A Toy Drive

Encourage your friends, family and colleagues to donate toys prior to December 14, then deliver them to the closest Festival of Stars drop-off location on event day. Let us know at this link that you’ll be hosting a drive so we can cheer you on!

Support Financially

Donate Online: Your donation of $25, $50 or more will help purchase items needed to make hospital stays feel more like home for patients and families during the holidays and throughout the year by supporting toys and positive distractions that help create positive clinical experiences for children. Click the link below to donate online. 

Sponsor Festival of Stars Toy and Donation Drive:
As a sponsor, you help create joy for kids at Arkansas Children’s and support patients throughout the year. Contact Rhonda McBain at or at 501-364-1473 for more information.

If you have toy drive questions, please contact:

Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH) Volunteer Engagement
at 501-364-1825 or by email at

Arkansas Children’s Northwest (ACNW) Volunteer Engagement
at 479-725-6986 or by email at