Food, PPE and Encouragement

diy face mask sewingMay 23, 2020

Corona Regional Medical Center has been the recipient of an enormous outpouring of community support since the COVID-19 outbreak started—everything from donations of food to feed hospital staff to masks, gloves and sanitizing products, as well as messages of encouragement. We are grateful for and humbled by the support from all donors, including the following, just to name a few.

Food Donations:

  • (FLAG) Front Line Appreciation Group of Corona, CA, Mary Barnett – food for the night shift every Friday
  • Fit4U Meal Prep, Dave Nelson – meals for the nightshift every Sunday
  • Lean Feast, Jaime Cordova, owner
  • Wienerschnitzel – more than 1,200 hot dogs for day and night shifts
  • 5th Avenue Bagelry – bagel sandwiches donated by Quinton Steinle, owner of California Pools
  • Local church, New Beginnings – Easter bags and baskets

For food donations, please contact Linda Pearson, Director of Marketing, at or 951-532-6422.

Masks/Safety Equipment/Other Items:

  • Anthony Pirritano, DC – N95 masks
  • Dean Seif, Corona Regional Medical Center board member – masks
  • Exterior Cladding Systems, Mark Pasveer – plastic shields around ER nurse stations
  • Perfect Love Printing, Armando Oporto – t-shirts for the staff Mary Kay, Ashay & Debbie

For PPE donations, please contact Tyler Austin, Emergency Preparedness Manager, at or 951-736-6217.

Messages of Support:

"Let Heaven Invade." – Darlene Hernandez's Prayer Circle

And the many others we received at the hospital and on social media.

Important Safety Information About Donations

We truly appreciate the community support and want to ensure your donation drop-off follows our safety protocols. However, heightened precautions are in place and only essential personnel and patients are allowed into our facilities. We ask that you do not drop off donations to our local hospitals without first coordinating with the facility. We appreciate your understanding.

If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, please call your doctor for medical advice.