No matter your feelings for Feb. 14, most everyone can agree they love receiving a sweet Valentine’s Day card. This year, in addition to sharing the love with family and friends, why not make some Valentine’s Cards for kids in the hospital?

In honor of the big day, children’s hospitals all over the country are holding Valentine Drives where anyone can send a free digital valentine to a patient. Each hospital has their own designs––many of which are designed by patients––and are such an easy way to brighten up a patient’s day!

Photo: St. Jude’s Research Hospital

You can do a quick Google search for local hospitals in your area, or you can reference any of these hospitals listed below that are already participating with their own Valentine Drive.

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago (Illinois)

Arkansas Children’s (Arkansas)

Boston Children’s Hospital Trust (Massachusetts)

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital (Ohio)

Children’s Health (Texas)

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (California)

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital (Ohio)

Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital (Texas)

Children’s National Hospital (Washington, D.C.)

Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation (Arizona)

St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital (National)

Texas Children’s Hospital (Texas)


Sending a valentine is easy: all you need to do is use your desktop computer, phone or tablet to access the hospital’s page. Then just fill out the e-card with your info and a sweet message before pressing send.

If you send a digital valentine to the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, Party City will donate $1 to the hospital, for up to $25,000 for each card sent! There’s no time like the present to make some little one’s day!


––Karly Wood

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