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Our Cedars-Sinai community is grateful for your help and support of our COVID-19 response.

We are glad to provide you some guidance below if you are able to make a gift-in-kind donation of supplies. Again, thank you for an overwhelming response to assist our Cedars-Sinai community.
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Donation considerations for our priority supply needs:

Sanitizer

  • Accepting all condition “New” hand sanitizers and sanitizing wipes such as PDI, Clorox orother brand
  • Accepting all condition “New” clinical grade disinfectants, including wipes, sprays and sanitization solutions with at least 70% alcohol

Masks

  • We will accept all condition “New” mask/respirator donations in boxed or packaged form
  • Isolation/procedures masks will need to be new in boxed or packaged form
  • N95 masks will need to be new in boxed or packaged form
    • For official N95s, we will need to have a copy of the NIOSH certificate included as part of the delivery contents and emailed to GroupADVdonationsCOVID@cshs.org so we can be compliant to clinical guidelines for our patient caregivers.
    • Preference will be given to unexpired N95s from Halyard, Moldex, 3M, Medline, Alpha Protech, or Gerson
    • Expired masks from Moldex, 3M, Medline, Alpha Protech, and Gerson are also graciously accepted. Unfortunately, expired Halyard N95s cannot be accepted.
    • Other brands of N95s, KN95s, or other international makes and models of respirators will be accepted.
    • We cannot accept physically damaged (creased, broken, water/liquid damaged) orsoiled respirators.

Gloves

  • We can only accept “Latex Free” gloves and in all sizes – S, M, L,XL
  • Must be in unopened boxes

Gowns and Shoe Covers

  • Accepting all condition “New” clinical gowns and “New” shoecovers
  • Isolation gowns will need to be fluid resistant, not necessarily be fluid impermeable
  • Accepting all condition “New” hazmat suits

Face Shields and Goggles

  • Accepting all condition “New” plastic face shields
  • Face shield and goggles will need to be fluid resistant and googles must prevent any splashes to the eyes.

Food

At this time, we are accepting the following food-related donations:
  • Meals – 100 or more individually packaged (single serve portions) cold meal offerings.
    *If this is of interest for restaurants or catering services, please see the requirements below and provide as much detail as possible in the form for further coordination
  • Restaurant gift cards – support our local restaurants by buying gift cards which will be distributed to Cedars-Sinai staff
  • Support the Emergency Relief Funddonate to our relief fund that is helping to support our employees by providing essential needs such as food, groceries, and gift cards to purchase food on campus

Food being donated must meet Cedars-Sinai requirements including but not limited to the following:
  • Restaurants of food establishments must have a letter “A” Grade or equivalent rating with their local health department.
  • Food processing or mass production companies must meet USDA or FDA requirements and be certified for the sale, distribution or donation of any perishable and non-perishable foods in the United States.
  • All food must be served as individual portions – no buffet style food will be accepted.
    • Individually wrapped- single serve portions
  • All donating entities must comply with food labeling requirements:
    • Nutrition Fact labeling with ingredients and allergies
    • Safe Handling instructions of package contents
    • Temperature requirements
  • Temperature controlled delivery modalities must be secured for any hot or cold perishable food.

You can download a PDF of these guidelines here.