As our communities prepare to respond to an increasing number of COVID-19 cases, Valley Children’s has been humbled by the offers for donated supplies, handmade face masks and many inquiries about how individuals can help.
We have been working around the clock through the many internal processes required for our hospital to meet this challenge head on -- with the safety of our patients, families and staff as our single priority -- just as we have done over the last 70 years. As we have a clearer view of the community transmission of COVID-19 and the increasing global shortages of supplies, Valley Children’s Healthcare is now gratefully accepting donations of needed supplies.
For commercial products, donations must be in unopened, original packaging and in accordance with approved hospital standards. Requested donation categories include:
- Masks (N95, surgical, and procedure)
- Disinfecting wipes such as Clorox or Sani-cloth wipes
- Hand sanitizer
- Face shields
- Goggles and eye shields
- Isolation or surgical gowns
- CAPR/PAPR machines and disposables
We are also grateful for the many offers of homemade face masks. For those items, please ensure that the fabric is washable for the safety of our staff, families and visitors who may benefit from these masks.
Donations can be delivered in person to Valley Children’s Hospital Professional Center, 9300 Valley Children’s Place, Madera, CA, Monday through Friday between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm. The Professional Center is located on the west side of the hospital campus. Signs will direct you to the location and our staff will meet you outside to accept your donations.
If you would like to connect directly with Valley Children’s supply team about needs, large donations or need to make arrangements for deliveries outside donation hours, or if you would like to make a financial contribution toward our supply needs, please contact our team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are grateful for your support of Valley Children’s Healthcare, during these challenging times and every day of the year.