How to Help

Emory Healthcare is operating a drop-off donation center to accept certain unopened (sealed) medical supplies. We are in awe, by the outpouring of support from the people and businesses in our community. At Emory, our commitment to improving lives and providing hope is unwavering. Please know how thankful and proud we are to call this city home.

Rise to the Call to Help

In addition to following the recommendations put forward by public health centers, there are other ways you can help. Emory is in need of additional supplies and is also accepting monetary donations to fight COVID-19.

Needed Supplies

Many people have asked about providing much-needed supplies. We welcome donations of certain medical supplies.

Beginning Thursday, March 26, Emory Healthcare will be operating a drive-through donation center from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F that will accept:

  • Gloves (cannot use powdered types)
  • Wipes - Must be EPA approved to combat COVID-19
  • Hand Sanitizer - Must be at least 60% alcohol
  • Liquid Hand Soap
  • Digital Thermometers
  • Isolation Masks
  • Surgical Masks
  • N95 Masks
    • Impermeable to fluid/splashes
    • If not impermeable can cover with isolation mask
  • Patient Masks
  • Face Shields
  • Safety Glasses with detachable side shield
  • Goggles
  • Isolation Gowns
  • Surgical Gowns
  • Sterile Compounding Gowns

Donation Center Location and Directions

The drive-through donation center is located down the street from Emory University Hospital near the Emory Conference Center and Emory Pointe Shopping Center.

For easiest access, please turn off Clifton Rd at the Conference Center entrance and the 1599 Building will be on your right. 

Address: 1599 Clifton Road Drop-off at the rear of the building

Donation Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F

Please do not drop off supplies prior to March 26th or after hours.

Feed the Staff

We have two channels through which you can help support the caregivers by providing meals. As our health care team works around the clock to treat COVID-19 patients, they also continue to care for patients with acute medical emergencies and needs, including stroke, heart conditions and cancer. Having meals brought into their units and providing meals that they can take home and enjoy with their families are two ways the community can support their efforts.

There are two ways you can help provide meals:

1. If you, your family, community group or business would like to provide a meal for a unit, please visit www.themealbridge.com, choose which Emory Hospital you'd like to support, and sign up for a unit that matches the number of meals you'd like to provide. Then, contact the restaurant of your choice, order and pay for the meal and they will deliver it to the hospital.  

2. Or, if you'd prefer to make a financial donation, The Emory Feed the Frontline Fund https://momentum.emory.edu/project/20617 will help deliver meals to the heroes in our emergency departments, critical care units, ICUs, and COVID units (converted wards) at a number of Atlanta-area hospitals including Emory University Hospital, Emory University Midtown, Emory Decatur Hospital, Emory Johns Creek Hospital, Grady Health System, and more.

By supplying these teams with the convenience of prepared meals-both as a swift mid-shift pick-me-up and to take away at the end of each shift-your gift fuels the frontline workers addressing the COVID-19 crisis.

These two channels are the only manner in which we are accepting food donations at this time.

Answers to Your Donation Questions

The Emory HealthConnection Team is available at 404-778-7777 or 800-753-6679.

Can I get a receipt for my donation?
The site is set up to respect social distancing requirements. Receipts will be provided via email following the donation.

Can I bring donations directly to an Emory hospital?
NO - Please do not bring supply donations to any hospital, emergency room or clinic.

Making a Financial Donation

Internationally recognized for our experience in infectious disease treatment and research, as well as for delivering world-class health care, Emory University is hard at work combating the COVID-19 pandemic from all sides-from cutting-edge research and urgent clinical care to public health education.

The Emory COVID-19 Impact Fund has been established to enhance and accelerate the broad work already underway to conquer the new coronavirus, and your gift will make an immediate impact on an area of critical and immediate need, such as:

  • Providing resources to further protect and support the heroic Emory caregivers working on the front lines to treat and contain COVID-19
  • Advancing lifesaving research in new treatments, preventions, and cures
  • Supporting patients in need in the Emory Healthcare system
  • Increasing access to testing and care

Emory Covid-19 Impact Fund

Vendor Information

Emory Healthcare is also seeking vendors who are able to supply large quantities of the above supplies. If you are a vendor willing to donate supplies, thank you. Please email your information here

If you are a vendor with an inventory of the above items for sale, we are interested in talking with you if your company meets the following requirements:

  • Provide a w-9
  • Be able to accept purchase orders
  • Located in the United States

If you meet these criteria, please complete this form to provide additional information and we will contact you.

Mask Sewing Information

For those who sew, here’s a project with a purpose.
Given potential shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE), fabric masks may be option for some. Your time and talent is greatly appreciated in the community to help ensure safety. Fabric masks offer the benefit of being able to be washed and re-used.