In these past weeks as the Medical Center has truly begun the fight against COVID-19, many people have asked how to best support UMMC, our staff and patients. We are so grateful for this outpouring of support and the encouraging words as we work together to take care of people around the state. Our community is stronger together. In addition to practicing social distancing and washing hands frequently, below are some specific ways you can give and join the fight against COVID-19.
Donate to the UMMC COVID-19 Response Support to strengthen our response effort: www.umc.edu/greatest
Donate to the Children’s of Mississippi Family Assistance Fund to provide meal vouchers and other support for parents/guardians staying with pediatric patients: www.umc.edu/COM
Donate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) & smart devices (i.e. IPad, IPhone).
To schedule a drop off, email us at UMMCDevelopment@umc.edu.
We are accepting ONLY the following items at this time:
NEW OR GENTLY USED
*Tablets and smart phones needed: (1) to provide patients a way to connect with loved ones during isolation; and, (2) to conduct telehealth appointments. Devices must be in working order and should be reset to default settings.
Purchase gift cards for local restaurants/caterers and mail to UMMC Office of Development, 2500 N. State Street, Jackson, MS 39216 or transfer by email to UMMCDevelopment@umc.edu to help provide meals for patient families and front line medical staff.
Help meet the needs of patients and front line staff by purchasing items for the Amazon Wish List: https://bit.ly/UMMCGiving
**After selecting an item from the list, check the “This is a gift” box and provide your name, address, phone, and email in gift message for tax receipt.
Contact the Office of Development at 601-984-2300 or UMMCDevelopment@umc.edu.