How to Help

How can you help University Hospital and our patients? Please follow the recommendations put forward by the CDC to keep yourself safe. Additionally, University Hospital is accepting medical supplies and financial donations to help those affected by COVID-19.


University Health Care Foundation is the drop-off center to accept certain unopened (sealed) medical supplies. We are grateful for the outpouring of support from people and businesses in the CSRA, and University Hospital remains committed to fulfilling its mission: To improve the health of those we serve.

University Health Care Foundation accepts donated supplies from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at University Hospital Summerville:

  • Gloves (Latex- and powder-free)
  • Wipes – must be EPA approved to combat COVID-19
  • Hand Sanitizer – Must be at least 60% alcohol
  • Surgical Masks
  • N95 Masks
  • Patient Masks
  • Isolation Gowns
  • Impervious Isolation Gowns
  • Surgical Gloves
  • Sterile Compounding Gowns

Donation Center Location & Directions

University Health Care Foundation is located at the rear of University Hospital Summerville. For easiest access, turn off Wrightsboro Road onto Pendleton Road. Turn right into the fourth driveway/access on the right and pull up to the covered walkway. Call 706-667-0030 and a Foundation representative will meet you.

Address: 2260 Wrightsboro Road
Donation Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

Make a Financial Donation

University Health Care Foundation is committed to supporting our patients and staff affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. A gift to the Helping Hands Fund will supplement the cost of in-home child care for our employees affected by school and daycare closings. A gift to the Patchin Weston Endowment will provide financial assistance to patients facing financial hardship as they undergo medical treatment.


Answers to Your Donation Questions

The University Health Care Foundation team is available at 706-667-0030 or

Can I get a receipt for my donation?
Donation drop-off is set up to respect social distancing requirements. Receipts will be provided via email following the donation.

Can I bring donations directly to a University Hospital location?
NO – please do not bring supply donations to any hospital, emergency department, prompt care, etc…