We’re overwhelmed by offers of support from our community to help as our doctors, nurses, and clinical teams work around the clock caring for patients affected by COVID-19. Thank you for your generosity. Here’s information on how you can help. For questions, contact us at System-COVID19-Donations@fairview.org.
M Health Fairview now has four drive-up sites. The sites were chosen based on geographic location and efficiency. Our staff and volunteers will ensure that supplies are delivered to the locations in our health system where needed most. More donation sites may be added in the future.
We will accept the following new and unused items at any of our drop-off locations:
• Gowns (disposable)
• Surgical and clinical masks (Including Homemade accepted. See below for criteria.)
• N95 respirators
• Face shields
• Powered air-purifying respirators
• Thermometers (tympanic preferred, oral cap covers, infrared)
• Oxivir (disinfectant)
• Cleaning wipes with bleach (i.e. Clorox)
• Hand sanitizer swabs (Dacron, Rayon, Nylon)
• Viral Culture Media
• Hair covers
• Shoe booties
• Expired items will also be accepted if unopened and unused
• Nonperishable food
• Any item not listed above
See our local charity partners.
M Health Fairview will graciously accept homemade masks that meet specific criteria. We expect to use as many as 5,000 homemade masks a day at our clinics for patients who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. Your generosity and time can help save lives. Thank you for your kindness and generosity.
Get the instructions and view an instructional video.
The American Red Cross faces a severe blood shortage due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations during the COVID-19 outbreak. Donating blood is safe. Do not hesitate to give or receive blood, especially during this time of high need. Find an American Red Cross donation center near you.
Your financial donation of any amount is appreciated. Make an online donation to the University of Minnesota Foundation’s COVID-19’s relief efforts here.
Yes, M Health Fairview is accepting food deliveries from approved vendors. For the safety of our staff and patients, food vendors will not be allowed to enter any M Health facility or campus. Donors should seek approval and coordinate all food deliveries by emailing System-COVID19-Donations@fairview.org.
Your life-saving donations will go far and wide as we care for patients affected by COVID-19 across Minnesota. Please accept our sincere thanks. We’re all in this together.