Donations of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) may be brought to the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center (formerly the Mankato Civic Center), 1 Civic Center Plaza. Donated PPEs will be sanitized and re-packaged for distribution to long-term care facilities, front line volunteers, public safety, transportation personnel and other essential workers. View guidelines for homemade cloth face coverings.
Civic center drop off locations:
  • Community members are asked to place PPEs in green Disabled American Veterans of Minnesota drop boxes in front of the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center lobby doors.
  • Businesses or individuals with large deliveries may bring Mondays between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Call 311 or 507-387-8600 to schedule an appointment. Please use Walnut Street to access the event center’s loading dock area. Signage will help direct where to place.
View map showing drop off locations. Direct donations to facilities accepting masks are also encouraged. Should a facility not need PPEs, please bring to the event center, and staff will provide to others. Those interested in donating N95 masks should contact health care facilities.
Learn more about how to get involved. For more information contact staff at 311 or 507-387-8600.