UPDATED! Multnomah County Health and Portland Fire & Rescue ask Community for Personal Protective Equipment Donations (Photo)

April 14, 2020 11:45



Thank you to everyone who has joined in to donate PPEs to support our healthcare system.

These donations have come in both large (thank you to Powell’s Books for 20,000 masks and 8,800 masks from a Singapore Corporation that does business in the US through BinocularLink) and small. All are appreciated!

There are currently two donation sites operational:

Donation drop sites

Portland Fire & Rescue

Fire Marshal Office, 1300 SE Gideon St., Portland

Noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday

Multnomah Building 

501 SE Hawthorne, Portland (loading dock on 6th St.)

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

These are the updated items requested:

  • Procedural masks            
  • Surgical masks            
  • N95 respirators and N95 filters            
  • Other respirators (P100's, PAPR's, and PAPR supplies or parts)            
  • Face shields            
  • Splash shields            
  • Gowns            
  • Hand sanitizer            
  • Disinfecting wipes

Donate other goods and services

The Joint response is also seeking donations of:

  • Toilet paper
  • Facial tissue
  • Thermometers
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registered disinfectant

No longer accepting

  • Gloves
  • Hand-made masks
  • Pet food

Multnomah County and the City of Portland have launched the Joint Volunteer Information Center (JVIC) to coordinate volunteers and donations to support the COVID-19 emergency response. 

Organizations and individuals across the region are invited to help by volunteering, and donating essential supplies like personal protective equipment (PPE). Learn more online or call 503-406-3696 to volunteer, and donate supplies or services.