Children’s Wisconsin collecting donations of personal protective equipment

MILWAUKEE — Children’s Wisconsin starting Tuesday, March 24 is collecting donations of personal protective equipment (PPE) at their Milwaukee campus. This, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Donations can be brought to  Children’s Corporate Center (999 N. 92nd St., Milwaukee, WI 53226) from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1-3 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Items they will accept include these new and unused items:

    • Any type of surgical masks
    • Any type of N95 respirator masks
    • Any type of medical gloves
    • Any type of clear, plastic face shields
    • Any type of disposable isolation gowns or disposable coveralls
    • Any new scrubs or lab coats (including homemade)
    • Any hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol
    • Any safety glasses or goggles
    • Homemade masks (guidelines for making homemade masks will be available soon at

If you have any questions about donating PPE items, please email

Additionally, Children’s Wisconsin says they are facing a critically low supply of blood in Wisconsin. To find a location to donate near you, visit the Blood Center of Wisconsin website.

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