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Donate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Temple Health

Temple Health is looking to secure greater supplies of PPE as more and more patients enter the hospital system because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Please join us in the fight against COVID-19 by making a PPE donation of any size — THANK YOU!

(You can also contribute to our emergency funds)

What PPE Items to Donate

We are accepting donations of:

  • Gowns - including surgical and isolation
  • N95 masks
  • KN95 masks
  • Surgical masks
  • Gloves
  • Goggles
  • Face shields
  • Tyvek coveralls
  • Hand sanitizer and wipes

Note: we are accepting hand-made mask donations at this time. You can use this pattern and find helpful tips here. If possible, please include a pocket so we can add a filter if needed.

If you have questions about the item(s) you wish to donate, please email covid19@tuhs.temple.edu.

How to Donate PPE to Temple

To arrange delivery of large-quantity supplies:

Please email covid19@tuhs.temple.edu

For smaller-quantity (e.g. individual items/boxes):

You can ship directly to Temple, or drop off at the following locations. Please email covid19@tuhs.temple.edu with any questions or to make other arrangements.


PPE can be shipped to:

Temple University Hospital
3401 N. Broad Street
Attn: Maurice Hightower
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Please email covid19@tuhs.temple.edu with your tracking number and what you are sending.


PPE can be dropped off in-person at the following locations:

Dropoff Location #1:
Temple University Hospital
Broad & Ontario Streets - front entrance of hospital (at security desk)
3401 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Dropoff Location #2
Temple University Hospital – Jeanes Campus
Front/main entrance of hospital (at dropoff table)
7600 Central Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111

Dropoff Location #3
Temple University Hospital – Episcopal Campus
Main entrance (at dropoff box)
100. E. Lehigh Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19125

If you have any questions about dropping off PPE, please email covid19@tuhs.temple.edu.

Other Ways to Support Our Efforts

Philanthropic support for our emergency funds will help fight the COVID-19 pandemic and its ripple effects:

  • The Temple University Hospital Emergency Fund supports the hospital in its immediate ability to respond to the current COVID-19 emergency.
  • The Temple University Hospital Employee Assistance Fund supports staff who are experiencing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 emergency.
  • The Community Emergency Fund supports the immediate and evolving needs of the Philadelphia’s most vulnerable populations—especially senior citizens, immunocompromised and chronically ill neighbors and families with small children.
  • The Student Emergency Fund supports Lewis Katz School of Medicine students with emergency items and services needed to support their health, well-being and continued medical education.

Gifts of every amount make a difference. Thank you!

If you have questions about making a donation, please email supptuh@temple.edu or call 215-707-4868.