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Responding to COVID-19 | Frequently Asked Questions

Can I donate things that are not on your list?

If you’re unsure if an item you have can be donated or if it’s the correct type of medical supply needed, contact us at CovidDonations@swedish.org.

Can you accepted items that aren’t in the original packaging?

For the health and safety of our caregivers and our patients, we are only able to accept items that are new, unused, sealed and/or in their original packaging.

How do I know my donation will be used to support caring for patients with COVID-19?
Right now our top priority is to protect the health of our caregivers and care for patients affected by COVID-19; our medical supplies and equipment will be prioritized according to our caregiver and patient care needs.

Is my gift tax-deductible?
Yes! Just send an email to CovidDonations@swedish.org with the following information: donor name (for recognition purposes), contact name, address, phone, email, description of donation including quantity and the estimated value of your donation and we'll send you a receipt for your tax purposes. 

Can I sew masks or use my 3-D printer to make for masks for Swedish?
Unfortunately we are unable to accept homemade masks. 

I have a factory and want to manufacture items for Swedish.
If the factory is in Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas or Washington, please visit: https://kaastailored.com/ppe-at-kaas/. If your factory is located in any other state, please visit: https://www.aha.org/initiativescampaigns/2020-03-26-100-million-mask-challenge-manufacturers

I can source PPE for Swedish, but this will not be a donation.
Please send your inquiry to CovidSupplies@swedish.org and our Supply Chain team will review your request. Please note we are receiving numerous inquiries and we appreciate your patience.

What are Swedish’s needs for PPE?
At this time we are only accepting bulk donations of the following types of masks: N95 respirators, surgical masks, dust masks, procedure masks and isolation masks. All bulk donations must be in original containers, unexpired, unopened, undamaged, and unused.

Bulk masks can be sent to:

Swedish First Hill
Attn: Receiving Dock – Kevin Christ
702 Minor Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

What kind of equipment does Swedish need?
As we look to rapidly expand our Telehealth efforts we are in need of following new or gently used teleconference equipment:

  • HD 1080p PTZ (pan/tilt/zoom) cameras with USB-A Port Plug (example), compatible headphones or headsets with microphones.

I would like to offer discounted hotel rates for Swedish caregivers and patients.
I would like to donate food for Swedish caregivers.
I would like to donate PPE to Swedish.
I would like to donate technical equipment to Swedish.

All inquiries for the above items can be directed to: CovidDonations@swedish.org



All inquiries can be directed to CovidDonations@swedish.org.