I Want to Help
WellSpan doctors, nurses and advanced practice clinicians are on the front lines battling to keep our community safe and to provide expert, compassionate care to everyone. YOU CAN HELP!
I Would Like To:
Make a Gift Donate Supplies Give Food Volunteer Give Blood
I Want to Make a Gift
WellSpan doctors, nurses and advanced practice clinicians are on the front lines battling to keep our community safe and to provide expert, compassionate care to everyone. You can help by making a contribution in their honor to support them and to advance their work. Please Help Now.
I Want to Donate Supplies
WellSpan doctors, nurses and advanced practice clinicians are on the front lines battling to keep our community safe and to provide expert, compassionate care to everyone. You can help them by contributing supplies and materials listed below. Please Help Now.
Medical grade equipment includes the following machine-manufactured products:
- Masks: N95, surgical
- Face shields: fluid shield
- Goggles / safety glasses
- Gowns: disposable, isolation
- Shoe covers
- Coveralls – disposable
- Toilet paper – any kind residential or commercial
- Paper towels – any kind residential or commercial
- Tissues – any kind
- Hand sanitizer – any kind with 60 percent alcohol content or higher
- Soap – any kind, if dispenser inserts
- Disinfectant wipes – any kind
- Spray bottles (new and empty) for mixing chemicals or distribution of bulk hand sanitizer
- Disposable dry wipes
- Cleaning chemicals (new & sealed) - any kind
Hand-made fabric masks:
We are now accepting donations of home-sewn masks.
WellSpan’s engineering team tested several models of home-sewn masks. A mask with a center pocket in the back for additional filter materials which could catch and absorb coughs and sneezes offers added protection. Those materials would be inserted after the masks are washed each time. While home-sewn masks are not considered normal hospital personal protective equipment, they may have a use in this rapidly changing environment.
Hand-made fabric mask pattern (with improved instructions)
To donate, please fill out this form: Please Help Now.
We appreciate your interest in providing this type of support and encourage you to reach out to other community organizations who may be able to use other home-sewn masks that don’t meet these specifications.
Please drop off needed supplies and hand-made fabric masks to the following locations. Donation locations will open Monday, April 6.
Chambersburg: 1660 Orchard Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201 | 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Gettysburg: 450 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325 | 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Hanover: WellSpan Health and Surgery Center, 1227 Baltimore St., Hanover, PA 17331 | 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
York: 601 Memory Lane, York, PA 17402 | 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Ephrata: 501 Alexander Dr., Ephrata, PA 17522 | 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Lebanon: 711 S. Eighth St., Lebanon, PA 17042 | 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
I Want to Give Food
We are so appreciative of our community’s overwhelming generosity and the willingness to provide food to our caregivers and providers. We are so grateful. We are all experiencing a new reality in our homes and personal lives in the handling of packages and groceries. It is with that same air of caution that we are implementing guidelines in how we accept food into our WellSpan facilities. We thank you for your donation and helping keep our team safe.
Please read the food safety guidelines and complete the form: Please Help Now.
I Want to Volunteer
While we appreciate people wanting to volunteer during the COVID-19 pandemic and all year long, we are not allowing volunteers at this time. You can help us by staying home and practicing social distancing.
While we have suspended traditional volunteer work during this time, there is a need for retired clinicians to volunteer to help support COVID-19 response.
If you are a retired clinician who is willing and able to volunteer during the COVID-19 response, please complete the clinician volunteer form and a member of our staff will reach out to you.
I Want to Donate Blood
Patients still need your help during the COVID-19 situation. Some community blood drives have been canceled, but demand is still in the community. If you are well, donating blood is safe and needed.
- Blood donation is not a social gathering
- Donation sites use good infection control
- Only healthy individuals are advised to donate blood.
If you are not feeling well, please do not come in to donate. If you have had contact with a person known to have COVID-19, please do not donate for 28 days.
If you have been diagnosed with COVID-19, please do not donate blood for 28 days after your symptoms have resolved.