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We are so grateful for the many offers from individuals and organizations to donate protective equipment, financial support and time to our health-care workers and hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

These are extraordinary times and there is unprecedented demand – we are accepting some donations to bolster our supply. If you would like to provide support, please view the information below on how you can help. 

Companies looking to offer support or supplies can also donation through the Provincial COVID-19 Supplier Hub at www.gov.bc.ca/supplyhub

What would you like to donate?

We ask that all medical supplies donated are in new and unopened packaging. Please group items together (Ex: One box contains only masks, another box contains only gloves, etc.) as this will reduce the time for receiving and distribution. We ask that those with less than 5 boxes of items for donation to please keep for personal use. N95 masks can be received in smaller quantities.

Hand-made items cannot be accepted.

At this time, we can only accept donations of the following items which meet the requirements above, listed in priority:

Item Level Required Additonal Information
N95 masks
(KN95 and FFP2 are also accepted)
NIOSH approval See CDC list of NIOSH approved masks
Procedure masks ASTM level 1, 2 or 3 rated See guide for ASTM ratings
Any procedure masks from other regions require review
Face sheilds Any wipeable face shield
Goggles
Any wipeable face shield
Hand Sanitizer
Gloves
Latex free is preferred
Gowns
ANSI / AAMI level 2, 3 or 4 rates See guide for gown guidelines
Coveralls Any fluid resistant model Other forms of gloves require review

For Medical Supply donations, please fill out the form on our medical supplies donation page.

Donations can be received between 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Any certification documents that are available should be included with the donation. 

Please do not drop off supplies at our facilities without contacting us first.

In order to minimize health risks to our staff and the public, we can only accept food donations that meet the following requirements:

  • We kindly ask that all food donated is individually wrapped

  • Food donations are from restaurants with a food safety permit and food safety plan

  • Those dropping off food do not enter any health-care facility

If you are interested in donating food services to health-care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, please email feedback@vch.ca

Please do not drop off supplies at our facilities without contacting us first.

 
 For more information about volunteering, please visit http://www.vch.ca/get-involved/volunteer
 

Our hospital foundations raise millions of dollars every year to help pay for specialized equipment, support medical research and improve patient care. To donate funds during the COVID-19 pandemic, please reach out to one of our hospital foundations listed below.‎


 

 

Donate Medical SuppliesDonate Medical Supplies<p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">We ask that all medical supplies donated are in new and unopened packaging. Please group items together (Ex: One box contains only masks, another box contains only gloves, etc.) as this will reduce the time for receiving and distribution. We ask that those with less than 5 boxes of items for donation to please keep for personal use. N95 masks can be received in smaller quantities. Hand-made items cannot be accepted. <br></p> N95 masks Procedure masks Face shields Goggles Hand Sanitizer Gloves Gowns Coveralls <p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">At this time, we can only accept donations of the following items which meet the requirements above, listed in priority:<br></p><table class="ms-rteTable-2 phsa-rteTable-2" cellspacing="0" style="width:100%;"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-2 phsa-rteTableEvenRow-2"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2 phsa-rteTableEvenCol-2" style="width:120px;color:#843275;padding-right:3%;font-size:16px;font-weight:700;">Item </td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-2 phsa-rteTableOddCol-2" style="color:#843275;font-size:16px;font-weight:700;"> Level Required </td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2 phsa-rteTableEvenCol-2" style="color:#843275;font-size:16px;font-weight:700;"> Additonal Information </td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-2 phsa-rteTableOddRow-2"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2 phsa-rteTableEvenCol-2"> N95 masks <br>(KN95 and FFP2 are also accepted) </td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-2 phsa-rteTableOddCol-2"> NIOSH approval </td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2 phsa-rteTableEvenCol-2"> <a href="https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/npptl/topics/respirators/disp_part/default.html" target="_blank">See CDC list of NIOSH approved masks</a> </td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-2 phsa-rteTableEvenRow-2"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2 phsa-rteTableEvenCol-2"> Procedure masks </td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-2 phsa-rteTableOddCol-2"> ASTM level 1, 2 or 3 rated </td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2 phsa-rteTableEvenCol-2"> <a href="https://www.crosstex.com/sites/default/files/public/educational-resources/products-literature/guide20to20face20mask20selection20and20use20-202017.pdf" target="_blank"> See guide for ASTM ratings</a><br> Any procedure masks from other regions require review </td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-2 phsa-rteTableOddRow-2"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2 phsa-rteTableEvenCol-2"> Face sheilds </td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-2 phsa-rteTableOddCol-2"> Any wipeable face shield </td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2 phsa-rteTableEvenCol-2"></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-2 phsa-rteTableEvenRow-2"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2 phsa-rteTableEvenCol-2"> Goggles<br> </td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-2 phsa-rteTableOddCol-2"> Any wipeable face shield </td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2 phsa-rteTableEvenCol-2"></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-2 phsa-rteTableOddRow-2"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2 phsa-rteTableEvenCol-2">Hand Sanitizer</td><td></td><td></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-2 phsa-rteTableEvenRow-2"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2 phsa-rteTableEvenCol-2" rowspan="1">Gloves<br></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-2 phsa-rteTableOddCol-2" rowspan="1"></td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2 phsa-rteTableEvenCol-2" rowspan="1">Latex free is preferred<br></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-2 phsa-rteTableOddRow-2"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2 phsa-rteTableEvenCol-2"> Gowns<br> </td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-2 phsa-rteTableOddCol-2"> ANSI / AAMI level 2, 3 or 4 rates </td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2 phsa-rteTableEvenCol-2"> <a href="https://www.halyardhealth.com/media/538845/Guide-to-Gown-Guidelines.pdf" target="_blank">See guide for gown guidelines</a> </td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-2 phsa-rteTableEvenRow-2"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2 phsa-rteTableEvenCol-2"> Coveralls </td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-2 phsa-rteTableOddCol-2"> Any fluid resistant model </td><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-2 phsa-rteTableEvenCol-2"> Other forms of gloves require review </td></tr></tbody></table><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph"></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph" style="min-height:24px;">Donations can be received between 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Any certification documents that are available should be included with the donation. <span style="font-weight:700;">Please do not drop off supplies at our facilities without contacting us first.</span><br></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph"> <br> </p><div class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rte-wpbox"><div class="ms-rtestate-notify ms-rtestate-read 81f77616-7ebc-42ad-aa57-a57d5559ebad" id="div_81f77616-7ebc-42ad-aa57-a57d5559ebad" unselectable="on"></div><div id="vid_81f77616-7ebc-42ad-aa57-a57d5559ebad" unselectable="on" style="display:none;"></div></div> <br><img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Donate.jpg" width="1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Lions Gate Hospital FoundationLions Gate Hospital FoundationTo inspire giving in support of the highest quality health care<p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">For more than 30 years, Lions Gate Hospital has been a vital part of our community. Since 2001, the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation, through the support of its donors, has invested more than $50 million in new medical equipment, facility improvements, staff education and research.<br></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">The foundation raises funds to support the highest quality health care on the North Shore for:<br></p><ul><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Lions Gate Hospital<br></p></li><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Evergreen House<br></p></li><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Cedarview Lodge<br></p></li><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Cedar Garden<br></p></li><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Kiwanis Care Centre<br></p></li><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Margaret Fulton Adult Day Centre<br></p></li><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">North Shore Hospice<br></p></li><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">West Vancouver Adult Day Centre<br></p></li><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Community and mental health programs<br></p></li></ul><h2 class="phsa-rteElement-Header2">Contact the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation</h2><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Phone: (604) 984-5785 </p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Email: <a href="mailto:info@lghfoundation.com">info@lghfoundation.com</a></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Website: <a href="https://www.lghfoundation.com/" target="_blank">lghfoundation.com</a><br></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph"><br></p><p></p><img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/LGH-foundation.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Pemberton & District Health Care FoundationPemberton & District Health Care FoundationSupporting health care in the Pemberton Community and the Sea to Sky corridor<p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph"> <br> </p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">The Pemberton & District Health Care Foundation was founded in 1995 for the purpose of raising funds to support health care in the Pemberton community and the Sea to Sky corridor.</p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Your donations are used for:</p><div><ul><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Major health care equipment<br></p></li><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Minor health care equipment<br></p></li><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Local senior and youth programs<br></p></li><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Health care programs and initiatives<br></p></li><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Renovations<br></p></li><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Education programs<br></p></li></ul></div><h2 class="phsa-rteElement-Header2">Contact the Pemberton & District Health Care Foundation</h2><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Phone: (604) 894-6021</p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Email: <a href="mailto:info@pembertonhealthcarefoundation.org">info@pembertonhealthcarefoundation.org</a><br></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Website: <a href="http://www.pembertonhealthcarefoundation.org/" target="_blank">pembertonhealthcarefoundation.org</a><br></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph"> <br> </p><img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/pemberton-health-foundation.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Powell River Hospital FoundationPowell River Hospital FoundationRaising funds to support health care in Powell River<p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Powell River Hospital Foundation is comprised of men and women living in the Powell River area, some active in business and professions, some retired, all concerned with the quality of health and life in the community.</p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">The foundation raises funds for specific projects through functions, donations, grants and bequests. Additionally an endowment fund is managed, with the generated income used towards local projects. Past projects include:<br></p><p></p><ul class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph"><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Hydrotherapy pool<br></p></li><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Ophthalmological scope<br></p></li><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">C-arm portable x-ray<br></p></li><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Stress testing equipment<br></p></li><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Gastro-scope<br></p></li><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Night lighting for helipad<br></p></li><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Blood analyzer<br></p></li></ul><p></p><h2 class="phsa-rteElement-Header2">Contact the Powell River Hospital Foundation</h2><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Phone: (604) 485-3211 extension 4349</p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Email: <a href="mailto:PRGH.Foundation@vch.ca">PRGH.Foundation@vch.ca</a></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Website: <a href="http://www.prhospitalfoundation.com/" target="_blank">prhospitalfoundation.com</a></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph"><br></p><div><p></p></div><img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Powell-River-Hospital-Foundation-wordmark.gif" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Richmond Hospital FoundationRichmond Hospital FoundationCaring together for your health<div><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Serving families, Richmond Hospital is a vital part of our community, providing compassionate, lifesaving health care close to home.  Richmond Hospital offers an extensive range of health care services including 24-hour Emergency care, many different surgical services, cancer care, treatments, state-of-the-art medical imaging and a birth centre.</p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Due to the advancement of today’s medical technologies and rapid growth of the population, tax dollars only pay for the basics of health care.   Government can only sufficiently fund the daily operating and administrative costs of our hospital, Richmond Hospital needs donors’ support to fill the gap between government funding and the greater needs of the hospital.  Donations help Richmond Hospital buy most urgently needed medical equipment, renovate out-of-date hospital units, giving our doctors and medical teams the vital tools they need to provide the best lifesaving care to every patient at Richmond Hospital.</p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Richmond Hospital Foundation, is a registered charity, dedicated to ensuring donors’ dollars have 100 percent impact on improving health care in Richmond.  We work closely with our doctors and health care teams as well as hospital leadership to ensure donations are directed to areas of greatest need.  The Foundation has raised nearly $75 million since it was founded in 1987.  <br></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Being able to inspire joyful giving is one of the core values of our Foundation.  The philanthropic gifts of donors create a transformational impact and help ensure that patients receive the best care possible, right here, close to home.</p></div><h2 class="phsa-rteElement-Header2">Contact the Richmond Hospital Foundation</h2><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Phone: (604) 244-5252 </p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Email: <a href="mailto:info@richmondhospitalfoundation.com">info@richmondhospitalfoundation.com</a></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Website: <a href="http://www.richmondhospitalfoundation.com/" target="_blank">richmondhospitalfoundation.com</a><br></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph"><br></p><img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Richmond-Hospital-Foundation-logo.jpg" width="825" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Sechelt Hospital FoundationSechelt Hospital FoundationSechelt Hospital is the heart of the community<p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Sechelt Hospital Foundation raises funds for critical equipment and special projects to enhance patient care at Sechelt Hospital.<br></p><h2 class="phsa-rteElement-Header2">Contact the Sechelt Hospital Foundation</h2><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Phone: (604) 885-8637 </p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Email: <a href="mailto:sh.foundation@vch.ca" target="_blank">sh.foundation@vch.ca</a></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Website: <a href="http://www.sechelthospitalfoundation.org/" target="_blank">sechelthospitalfoundation.org</a><br></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph"><br></p><img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/SHF-logo%20no%20tag.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Squamish Hospital FoundationSquamish Hospital FoundationTo enhance the quality of health care services delivered in the community<p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">The Squamish Hospital Foundation is dedicated to meeting the health care needs of the people of Squamish and the Sea-to-Sky region. It has raised more than $1.5 million to improve health care throughout these communities.</p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">The funds raised by the foundation have gone to:<br></p><ul><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">The purchase of new hospital equipment<br></p></li><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Support for training programs<br></p></li><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Ongoing palliative care programs<br></p></li></ul><h2 class="phsa-rteElement-Header2">Contact the Squamish Hospital Foundation</h2><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Phone: (604) 898-5121</p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Email: <a href="mailto:squamishfuneralchapel@telus.net">squamishfuneralchapel@telus.net</a>  <br></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Website: <a href="http://squamishhospital.com/" target="_blank">squamishhospital.com</a></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph"> <br></p><img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/squamish-hospital-foundation.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
St. Paul's FoundationSt. Paul's FoundationWe fund world-leading, compassionate care at Providence Health Care’s 17 sites province-wide.<p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">When you support St. Paul's Foundation, you support compassionate care, research and teaching at all Providence Health Care hospitals and residences in British Columbia.<br></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Donors to St. Paul's Foundation contribute millions of dollars annually to treat and care for hundreds of thousands of British Columbians every year, at all stages of life, from neo-natal care to palliative care.<br></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">St. Paul's Foundation plays an essential role in connecting donors with areas of care, and in ensuring Providence Health Care's hospitals and residential care sites have the money required to meet urgent and greatest needs. The activities of the Foundation are essential to countless programs and services and the benefits are counted in lives saved and transformed, research breakthroughs, and a healthy community.<br></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Without donor support, which is also used to fund the Foundation's activities, our many patients and residents simply could not enjoy the quality of care and experience they do today. By supporting St. Paul's Foundation, you are helping all British Columbians.<br></p><h3 class="phsa-rteElement-Header3">Charitable Registration No. 11925 7939 RR0001<br></h3><h2 class="phsa-rteElement-Header2">Contact St. Paul's Foundation<br></h2><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph"><strong>Phone:</strong> (604) 682-8206</p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph"><strong>Toll-Free:</strong> 1 (800) 720-2983<br></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph"><strong>Email: </strong><a href="mailto:spfoundation@providencehealth.bc.ca">spfoundation@providencehealth.bc.ca</a></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph"><strong>Web:</strong> <a href="http://helpstpauls.com/" target="_blank">helpstpauls.com</a><br></p><p></p><img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/StPauls.PNG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
VGH & UBC Hospital FoundationVGH & UBC Hospital FoundationEnsuring excellence<p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation partners with donors to provide the funds essential to ensuring that our hospitals and health care teams can deliver BC’s best, most specialized care for adults. We raise funds for VGH, UBC Hospital, GF Strong Rehab Centre, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute and Community Health Services.</p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">There are few illnesses or injuries our medical teams cannot treat, no matter how complex or rare. VGH is the province’s only accredited Level 1 trauma centre; together with UBC Hospital and GF Strong Rehab Centre, this is the province’s main referral centre. Doctors at the forefront of their specialties care for patients, discover new treatments through internationally acclaimed research, and educate the next wave of health care superstars.  The Foundation works hard to ensure excellent care will be there when you need it.</p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation raises the additional funds that are essential to ensuring excellence in every part of the continuum of care:</p><ul><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Vancouver General Hospital<br></p></li><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">UBC Hospital<br></p></li><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre<br></p></li><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute<br></p></li><li><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Community Health Services<br></p></li></ul><h2 class="phsa-rteElement-Header2">Contact the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation</h2><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Phone: (604) 875-4676</p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Toll-Free: 1 (877) 875-4676</p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Email: <a href="mailto:info@vghfoundation.ca">info@vghfoundation.ca</a></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Website: <a href="http://vghfoundation.ca/" target="_blank">vghfoundation.ca</a><br></p><p></p><img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/VGH-UBC-HospFoundation.gif" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Whistler Healthcare FoundationWhistler Healthcare FoundationResponding with care<p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">The Whistler Health Care Foundation raises funds to provide needed capital equipment for the Whistler Health Care Centre. It also advocates for improving health care resources and services for the Whistler Resort Community.</p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Since the formation of the foundation in 1995 and with the generous help of individual & corporate donors, the Pemberton & Squamish Health Care Foundations and through local government and non-profit organization grants we have raised over $808,000 with an additional $1.2 million raised during the recent CT scanner campaign.<br></p><h2 class="phsa-rteElement-Header2">Contact the Whistler Health Care Foundation</h2><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Phone: (604) 932-4911</p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Toll-free: 1 (888) 992-1110</p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Email: <a href="mailto:info@whistlerhealthcarefoundation.org">info@whistlerhealthcarefoundation.org</a> </p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Website: <a href="http://www.whistlerhealthcarefoundation.org/" target="_blank">whistlerhealthcarefoundation.org</a><br></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph"><br></p><img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/whistler-health-care-foundation.png" width="825" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />


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