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Our healthcare professionals are giving so much of themselves during the global coronavirus pandemic and we still have a long way to go to find our new normal.

As our frontline health care heroes continue to fight this devastating pandemic, they need your support more than ever. If you’re looking to return the favor, there are several ways you can give back and help right now.

Contact Us

Questions about Donations?

706-721-3596

community@augusta.edu

Catered Meal & Snack Donations for Staff 

Catered meal and snack donations are the perfect pick-me-up for our hardworking healthcare staff who are working around the clock caring for our community. We appreciate any individual or restaurant interested in sponsoring a meal for our AU Healthcare Heroes. When AU Medical Center receives donated food, appropriate precautions must be in place to ensure the safety of all involved.

AU Meal Donation Form

Please complete the AU Meal Donation Form
Once the form has been received, the donor will be contacted regarding next steps and donation

Meal Donation Contact

The point of contact for staff meal donations is Regina Winters with the Center for Patients and Families.
She can be reached at rwinters@augusta.edu. Mobile: 617-512-6469 or Office: 706-721-7802.


Pre-Packaged Snacks & Comfort Item Donations for Staff

Donations of pre-packaged snacks, beverages, and comfort items for the AU Health employees who are working tirelessly on the frontline of this pandemic are greatly appreciated and will be accepted on a case-by-case basis depending on the type of donation and the identified need. Please note that all food items must be in an unopened and pre- packaged container purchased from a store.

In-Kind Donation Form

Anyone interested in making a snack or beverage donation is encouraged to complete the AU Health In-Kind Donation Form.

Donation Contact

Anyone interested in making an in-kind food/beverage donation can contact the Office of Volunteer Services & Community Engagement at volunteers@augusta.edu or 706-721-3596 for assistance. Vanessa White is the point of contact for this effort.


Medical Supply Donations

Due to the rapidly evolving nature of the COVID-19 pandemic and the limited nationwide supply of personal protective equipment (PPE), we are accepting in-kind donations of specific materials in support of our ongoing healthcare efforts.

Donation Contact

Please reach out to the point of contact, Jonathan Goolsby with our Logistics & Supply Chain Department at jogoolsby@augusta.edu, to make arrangements for these donations.

Other Ways We Can Say Thank You

We are deeply touched and appreciative of the outpouring of community support. Below are ways you can say thank you to our health care heroes. 

We would love to receive your expressions of gratitude and support in the form of letters, cards, notes, drawings and videos to share with our health care team members.

Mailing Address

 

Please mail items to:

Our AU Healthcare Heroes
Office of Volunteer Services & Community Engagement
1120 15th Street, AA-171
Augusta, GA 30912

Digital Messages

 

Video messages, photographs or scanned messages can be sent to community@augusta.edu.

 

Other Questions

 

For other Community In-Kind Donation inquiries contact
Kristina Baggott, Associate VP
Volunteer Services & Community Engagement
Email: kbaggott@augusta.edu

 

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