In these wild times, sewers around the world are mobilizing to provide fabric masks to hospitals, nursing homes, and other healthcare professionals in need. Scrap piles are being raided, elastic is flying off the shelves, and tutorials are flooding the internet. However, many hopeful helpers have churned out hundreds of fabric masks and had their donations turned down at the door.

This master donation list is being compiled and updated to provide makers with delivery addresses and donation criteria. If you know of a hospital in need, please send an email to with:

    • Name of the institution
    • Address for shipping donations
    • Do they require a 'filter pocket' in the masks or not?
    • Do they have a preference of classic surgical mask or N95 mask shapes?
    • Elastic requirements
      • Are they looking for masks with elastic around the ears?
      • Are they looking for masks with elastic around the back of the head?
      • If elastic is not available, are fabric ties okay?
    • Any other donation requirements that may cause deliveries or drop-offs to be denied

*Please note: This list does not guarantee donations will be made to any location. We are only trying to give crafters some guidance so that their time, effort, and supplies are more effectively and efficiently utilized.  

Location State City Delivery Address Donation Criteria
JOANN Stores All Various Various  JOANN stores across the country are serving as drop-off locations for fabric face masks. More info at
UnityPoint Clinic Psychiatry IA Cedar Falls 1824 W 8th Street Cedar Falls, IA 50613
  • They've received a few donations, but are requesting ones with a little bigger elastic around the ears or fabric ties for around the head
UnityPoint Health IA Cedar Rapids St. Luke's Foundation
Medical Office Plaza
855 A Ave. NE, Suite 105, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 
(319) 369-7716
Bethany Lutheran Health Services IA Council Bluffs ATTN: Kaily Stanley 7 Elliot St.  Council Bluffs, IA  51503

Regional Medical Center
IA Manchester ATTN: Jody Hatfield
Regional Medical Center
709 West main Street
PO Box 359
Manchester, IA 52057
EGH IN Elkhard

EGH, Inpatient Rehab

ATTN: Lorna Stahler

600 East Blvd

Elkhart IN 46514

  • Just two pieces of fabric, no filter pocket needed