“Children need the freedom and time to play. Play is not a luxury. Play is a necessity.” - Kay Redfield Jamison

One goal: "Lift the Spirits of Hospitalized Children"
The Oscar Litwak Foundation has placed 180+ Mobile Playrooms in Hospitals and Pediatric Institutions all across the U.S.
1 +
of every dollar raised by The Oscar Litwak Foundation is directly related to the Mobile Playroom and associated programs.

“You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.” ― John Bunyan

Mobile Playrooms improve the hospitalization experience of children while receiving medical care.

Convenience and Portability

Playrooms are designed to be efficiently wheeled from one room to the next, serving a great number of patients.

Specially Manufactured

Mobile Playrooms are hospital grade carts, custom-built for the Foundation based on strict specifications.

Customizable Content

Mobile playrooms are customized to meet the needs of each hospital based on its patient population.

Lifting the Spirits of Hospitalized Children!

Created from an Unfulfilled Need.

We discovered very quickly that most children's needs do not follow playroom operating hours!

Limited Schedule & Availability

Operation/supervision of the hospital playrooms typically are restricted by the availability of any hospital’s human & economic resources! When Oscar was hospitalized it became obvious pretty quickly that most children do not follow the schedule of playroom hours.

Restricted Mobility

There are times when the children, due to their diagnosis, medical condition or treatment are unable to leave their bed / room and go to the traditional playroom, thus completely missing the opportunity to engage in play even if limited.

Lack of Children's Services

We discovered that of 5,500+ hospitals throughout the US, few facilities have a playroom available at all and children are left to find entertainment on their own.

Over 180 Mobile Playrooms!

Thanks to generous donations we now have placed 180 Mobile Playroom units in the U.S. and around the world.

If you are a healthcare provider seeking to offer a Mobile Playroom to your patients , or
if you know of a hospital/pediatric healthcare facility that could benefit from a Mobile Playroom, please contact us today!!

Hospital Restocking Need?

As part of the Mobile Playroom Program, The Oscar Litwak Foundation commits to restocking each unit for a period of two years after its initial delivery; thus ensuring the continuity of the program. If your hospital or institution is currently using a Mobile Playroom and it is in need of additional or replacement materials, please fill out the form below. We will be happy to send you the requested items as soon as possible.