How you can help?

Donate your surplus Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to join the fight against COVID-19.

 

OMAHA

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center Omaha

Accepting: Fabric Face Masks
Please call (402) 955-6851, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday-Friday to arrange for delivery or pick up. Masks can also be mailed to Children’s Hospital & Medical Center Foundation, 8404 Indian Hills Dr., Suite 650, Omaha, NE 68114.

Douglas County Health Center

Accepting: Stretchy headbands with buttons to hold masks.
You can mail these items to Douglas County Health Center(Attention: Recreational Therapy), 4102 Woolworth Ave., Omaha, NE 68105

ENCAP Nebraska

ENCAP Nebraska is looking for community members who would be able to help them by sewing masks at home (supplies will be provided). For more information, please contact Meredith at 531-777-9111.

First Responders Foundation

Accepting:

  • N95 Masks
  • Face Shields
  • Goggles / EMS
  • Safety Glasses
  • Gowns
  • Disinfectant Wipes and Spray
  • 10-16 ounce spray bottles

Please email Diann@firstrespondersomaha.org to coordinate drop off.

Immanuel

Accepting: Washable fabric masks.
Contact Liza for details at LGrasz@Immanuel.com.

Methodist Health System

Accepting:
• N95 respirator masks
• Face masks and shields
• Goggles
• Isolation gowns (impervious)
• Hand sanitizer (Ethyl alcohol 60%) 

If you have any of the above items:
• In Omaha, the drop off location is just inside the main entrance at Methodist Health System’s corporate office located at 825 S 169th St.
• Drop off hours are from 9 am – 3 pm, Monday – Friday.
• If you have additional inquiries, please call (402) 354-4533.
• In Council Bluffs, please call (712) 890-5365.
• In Fremont, please call (402) 727-3566.
• Methodist Fremont Health is also accepting cards, new/unopened snacks, and crossword and dot-to-dot books for the residents at Dunklau Gardens.

Midwest Medical

Accepting:

  • N95 Masks
  • Face Shields
  • Goggles / EMS Safety Glasses
  • Gowns

Please email Matt.Mundt@mwmtc.com to coordinate drop off.

Mosaic

You can mail homemade face masks to Mosaic’s national office (4980 S. 118th St., Omaha, NE 68137, Attn: Nathan Hughes) for distribution where needed most.

Nebraska Medicine

Accepting: 

  • New, unopened, manufactured N95 masks
  • New, unopened, manufactured surgical/procedure masks
  • Unopened, manufactured hand sanitizing liquid that’s at least 63% alcohol; 70% alcohol is preferred
  • Elastic
  • Goggles
  • Face shields
  • Disposable face masks
  • Safety glasses
  • Disinfecting wipes 

Items can be delivered to 4230 Leavenworth St. (the Business Services Center) on the NORTH side of the building from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Access to this location is from 42nd Street only. For more information, please contact Tom Wiley at twiley@nebraskamed.com.

New Cassel Retirement Center

Accepting: Homemade masks and surgical masks. 
Please call 402-393-2277 to coordinate drop off or pick up.

QLI

Accepting: 

  • N95 masks 
  • Eye protection or face shields
  • Medical gowns

Please call Jen Karolski at 402-573-3738 to coordinate drop off.

LINCOLN

Bryan Health

Accepting: PAPR hoods and units, gloves, homemade face masks, or N95 masks.
Please call  402-481-3032 or email Dorinda Magnus at dorinda.magnus@bryanhealth.org to coordinate drop off.

Friendship Home of Lincoln

Accepting: Washable fabric masks.
Please contact Rainey at raineyk@friendshiphome.orgto coordinate drop off.

Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach

Accepting: Washable fabric masks.
Donations can be mailed to Matt Talbot or dropped off by appointment (please contact Victoria at 402-817-0623 with questions or to arrange a drop off time).

AURORA

Memorial Community Health

Accepting: Fabric masks. Please use this pattern.
If you would like to make a donation to MCHI, please contact: ReeAnn Regier at rregier@mchiaurora.org or call 402-694-8220.

BELLEVUE

Bellevue (Nebraska) Police Department

For more information, please contact Capt Stroeher at 402-293-3100 or Kurt.Stroeher@Bellevue.net.   

BLAIR

Washington County Chamber of Commerce

Accepting: 

  • Any protective suits (painting suits work, or the suits that have been provided by FEMA for flood cleanup will work great)
  • 1/4 or 1/8 elastic for the people that are sewing masks
  • 12″x12″ micro fiber rags (will need to be new)
  • Disposable Shoe covers (painters covers will work well)
  • Water resistant material to sew isolation gowns from (someone mentioned shower curtain like material)
  • Isolation Gowns
  • Any size scrubs (used or new)
  • Hand sanitizer, Clorox disinfectant wipes, or Lysol disinfectant spray

Drop-off location: 1646 Washington St, Blair, NE 68008.

CAMBRIDGE

Tri Valley Health System

Accepting: Fabric made masks.
Donations can be dropped off in the main entryway at Tri Valley Health System.

COLUMBUS

Columbus Community Hospital

Accepting: 

  • Surgical masks and ear loop mask
  • N95 masks 
  • Goggles
  • Isolation gowns (impervious)
  • Hand sanitizer (ethyl alcohol 60%)

Please email Zac Kavan, supply and purchasing manager, (402) 562-4606, zakavan@columbushosp.org to coordinate drop off.

For Homemade masks, please contact Dorothy Bybee, vice president of nursing and patient care services, at dabybee@columbushosp.org or (402) 562-4745. Bybee will provide pattern specifics to CCH standards. Homemade mask donations will only be accepted from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday at the east entrance of Columbus Community Hospitals’ South Campus, 3005 19th St. Donations of elastic for use in the assembly of the masks will also be accepted at this location.

CRETE

Crete Area Medical Center

Accepting: Fabric face masks.
There will be a donation basket in the front lobby of the Crete, Friend and Wilber Medical Clinics from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. If possible please put your donated masks in a ziplock bag with your name, address, email address and phone number.

HASTINGS

Mary Lanning Healthcare

Accepting: Headgear/face shields.
To donate, please contact John Bonham at 402-463-4521 or jbonham@marylanning.org for information.

KEARNEY

Kearney Regional Medical Center

Accepting: Headbands with mask ‘holders’ on them.
To donate, please fill out this form first.

McCook

Community Hospital – McCook

Accepting: Homemade cloth masks. Please donate masks that use latex alternatives or tie-backs instead of ear straps.
Masks can be  dropped off at Community Hospital by simply parking in the front parking lot and letting them know you’re here by calling them at 308-344-2650.  Please contact Tricia Wagner at 308-344-8550 or Candy Crosby at 308-344-8340 for more information.

NORFOLK

Mosaic Health Services

Accepting: Fabric face masks.
Please call (402) 379-3888 to coordinate drop off.

OGALLALA

Banner Health (Ogallala Community Hospital)

Accepting: 

  • Masks (specifically N-95 respirator masks, surgical masks, procedural masks) 
  • Hand sanitizer (greater than 60% ethanol alcohol or 70% isopropanol)
  • Homemade masks (for personal comfort use outside of procedure rooms and isolation areas)

To take part, please complete a brief online form . A member of the Banner Health team will follow up with you to gather additional information and coordinate logistics. Please do not bring donations directly to Banner hospitals.

O’NEILL

Avera St. Anthony’s Hospital

Accepting: Fabric face masks.
You can drop them off at 210 E. Adams St., in O’Neill. This is a yellow house, and totes and a table are in the garage. You can make drop-offs from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays. Questions? Call Sheila Kuchta at 605-668-8310.

PANHANDLE PUBLIC HEALTH DISTRICT

Box Butte General Hospital

Accepting: Masks with 2 different fabrics on front and back, a pocket, and an adjustable nosewire.
Please contact Mary Mockerman at 308-762-6660  to coordinate drop off.

Chadron Community Hospital

Accepting: Masks with 2 different fabrics on front and back, a pocket, and an adjustable nosewire.
Please contact Alecia Obando at 308-432-5586 to coordinate drop off.

Gordon Memorial

Accepting: Masks and surgical gowns.
Please contact Anita Easton at 308-282-0401 to coordinate drop off.

Morrill County Community Hospital

Please contact Kimber Williams at 308-262-1616 for more information.

Kimball Health Services

Accepting: Masks and surgical gowns.
Please contact 308-235-1952, extension 163 to coordinate drop off.

Regional West Health Services

Accepting: Masks.
Masks can be dropped off at Ideal Linen’s drive through window Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 506 South Beltline Hwy East in Scottsbluff. Please contact Ally Berggren at 308-630-1271 for more information.

Regional West Garden County

Accepting: Masks.
Masks can be dropped off at the front entrance in between the two doors. Monday thru Friday, 7 am – 5 pm. Please contact Greg Butts at 308-772-3283 for more information.

Sidney Regional Medical Center

Accepting: Masks with 17-inch tie and 3 layers of fabric
Please contact Kortney Allington at 308-249-2486 to coordinate drop off.

SAINT PAUL

Howard County Medical Center

Accepting: Fabric face masks.
To donate, please contact Penny at 308-258-2898 for drop off instructions.

SCOTTSBLUFF

Scottsbluff Professional Firefighter’s Local 1454 

Accepting: Unopened boxes of N95 masks or surgical masks.
Please call (308) 630-6231 or email Chris Gabis at cgabis1454@gmail.com to coordinate drop off.

YORK

York General Hospital

Accepting:

  • Unopened boxes of N95 masks or surgical masks 
  • Face Shields
  • Nitrile(non latex) gloves
  • Goggles (chemical or foam lined) wrap around safety eyewear
  • Tyvek suits or coveralls
  • Tyvek foot covers

Drop-off location: 603 N Lincoln Ave, York, NE 68467 (York Chamber of Commerce).


Disclaimer: This web page provides general information only and may be subject to change at any time without notice. For the most recent updates regarding personal protective equipment donation, please check the organizations’ websites to confirm. 

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