Responding to COVID-19 | Donate vital medical supplies

Responding to COVID-19 | Donate vital medical supplies

Our community is showing an outpouring of support with donations of vital medical supplies. Read on for the kinds of supplies we need and how to donate.  

Donate Medical Supplies

Thank you for considering the gift of vital medical supplies to bolster our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

As we work to vaccinate our community health partners, and eventually every member of our community, we need more vaccination supplies. 

With updated guidance from the FDA, we can now retrieve six doses from the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine vials. However, the vaccination kits provided to us don’t have enough needles and syringes to accommodate the additional dose. 

The pandemic continues to strain the global supply chain, and high demand is making it difficult for us to secure these additional needles and syringes for vaccinations. We need your help. If you are a healthcare partner in our community (e.g., dentist), please assess your needle and syringe supply and consider donating any available resources so we can provide the maximum number of COVID-19 vaccines and limit potential vaccine waste. We need the following vaccination supplies:

  • Syringe: 1mL or 3mL
  • Safety Needle: Gauge 25 to 22 
  • Safety Needle: Length 1 in. or 1.5 in. 

We are also accepting donations of the following types of masks*: 

  • N95 respirators (3M 1860 only)
  • Surgical masks
  • Procedure masks
  • Isolation masks

We are unable to accept handmade masks and are no longer accepting face shields or 3D masks.

All donations must be in original containers, unexpired, unopened, undamaged, and unused. Queries should be directed to [email protected].

Medical supplies may be delivered in-person, M-F from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., to:
Swedish Medical Center Foundation
1124 Columbia St., Suite 110
Seattle, WA 98104
(Entrance is on Minor, between Marion and Columbia Streets.)

Medical supplies may be mailed to:
Attn: Receiving Dock – Kevin Christ
702 Minor Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104

Donate Food for our Caregivers

Thank you for your interest in nourishing our caregivers during this time. To donate food, please contact Jae Lim at [email protected].  

We are immensely grateful to our community for supporting us during this uncertain time. Your thoughtfulness and generosity keep us going. Thank you.

Thank you to our Swedish Corporate Partners!

Our community has come out in full force to support our caregivers on the frontline. Thank you to our generous Corporate Partners who have donated medical supplies, equipment and food to support our team!

Learn more about the  businesses and partners who are contributing to our COVID-19 response.


Questions? See our FAQ section or contact us at [email protected].