Covid-19 Giving Opportunities


Help Us Care for COVID-19 Patients

We are extremely grateful for the outpouring of requests from the community to help during this COVID-19 pandemic. So many within our community have asked about ways to help during this time of need. Spectrum Health Lakeland is accepting protective gear, supplies and donations to help our healthcare workers further prepare for the days and weeks ahead.

What We Need

Protective Gear* (see below for specifications)
  • Sewn cloth masks
  • N95 mask/surgical mask
  • Isolation masks (adult/child)
  • Masks with face shield/visor
  • Face shields
  • Goggles/safety glasses
  • Bouffant caps
  • Extended extra protection gloves – all sizes
  • Isolation gowns

Additional Supplies

  • Bleach wipes
  • Swabs (flexible mini-tip)
  • Pocket-sized sanitizer
  • Thermometers (digital, disposable, temporal)
  • Viral transport media
Unable to Accept:
  • Painters masks
  • Swabs made with a wooden tube or stick
  • 3D printed items including ventilator parts
  • Perishable food, blankets, medical equipment, medication or other supplies

How to Give - Donation Drop-Off Site

Spectrum Health Lakeland has established a drop-off site at Lakeland at Meadowbrook, located at 2550 Meadowbrook Road in Benton Harbor. Donations will be accepted Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you have a large donation requiring special arrangements or a question about a donation, email

To allow for proper social distancing and reduce risk of exposure for all, please call 269.927.5361 when you arrive at the drop-off site for further instructions. Please do not drop off items if you are sick or have been around individuals with a fever or cough.

Monetary Donations

Community members who would like to make a monetary donation to support our COVID-19 response effort may do so by visiting,
Checks may also be made payable to Spectrum Health Lakeland Foundation and mailed to:

Spectrum Health Lakeland Foundation
1234 Napier Avenue 
St. Joseph, MI 49085

Food Donations

Community members who would like to support our team members by donating food can do so by calling 269.470.4098 or emailing to coordinate delivery. Please note, food must come from a commercially licensed facility and can not be homemade. 

Protective Gear and Supplies Specifications

N95 Masks/
Surgical Masks
  • Latex free
  • NIOSH-certified (or NIOSH-equivalent certification if manufactured outside of the U.S.)
  • Must have D3 marking to be compliant with ANSI for chemicals
  • Latex free
  • ASTM
  • Nitrile, latex free
  • Length: 220mm – 230 mm
Face shields
  • TBD
 Sewn cloth masks
  • Fit snugly but comfortably against the side of the face
  • Be secured with ties or ear loops
  • Include multiple layers of fabric
  • Allow for breathing without restriction
  • Be able to be laundered and machine dried without damage or
    change to shape
Procedural Masks/
Isolation Masks
  • 3-layer fabric
  • Filtration efficiency >95%
  • One size fits most
Isolation &
Surgical Gowns
  • Moderate to high barrier protection
  • ANSI/AAMI PB70 Level 3 or 4
  • Minimal or low levels of barrier protections
  • ANSI/AAMI PB70 Level 1 or 2
  • 3mL (or 1mL)
  • Flexible mini-tip
  • Plastic tubing
  • Can’t accept wooden/tube/stick

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