Medical Equipment/Assistive Technology Donation Programs

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Programs that accept assistive technology equipment (i.e., equipment, appliances and assistive aids for people with disabilities), sickroom equipment, medical bandages, respiratory aids and other medical supplies that are required by people who are convalescing following surgery or illness, refurbish them if necessary, and keep them for use in their own program or donate them to other community-based organizations for their own use or for distribution to the people they serve.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Brother's Brother Foundation (BBF)Promotes international health and education through the efficient and effective distribution and provision of donated medical, educational, agricultural and other resources. All BBF programs are designed to fulfill its mission by connecting peoples resources with peoples needs.AlleghenyBrother's Brother FoundationBrother's Brother Foundation (BBF)
Delta VFW, Post 7130Medical loan closet: hospital beds, crutches, potty chairs, wheel chairs, etc.YorkDelta VFW, Post 7130Delta VFW, Post 7130
Disability Options Network - DME Reuse ProgramAny piece of equipment, device, or aid that was once used by someone else and is now being used by another person. Funded in part by Pennsylvania’s Initiative on Assistive Technology, the Commonwealth’s Assistive Technology Act Program at the Institute on Disabilities, Temple University, funded through a grant from the Administration on Community Living, US Department of Health and Human Services.LawrenceDisability Options NetworkDisability Options Network (DON)
Meadville Medical Center - Community Health Services - Pass It OnIt is a medical equipment recycling program that gives wheelchairs, canes, walkers, crutches, tub benches, shower chairs and bed side commodes. Accepting gently used equipment and distributing to those without insurance.CrawfordMeadville Medical Center - Community Health ServicesMeadville Medical Center
Medical Equipment Recycling Program - FarrellA program that helps people achieve independence by loaning medical equipment. Accepts donations of medical supplies and equipment.MercerMERPMedical Equipment Recycling Program
Medical Equipment Recycling Program - GreenvilleA program that helps people achieve independence by loaning medical equipment. Accepts donations of medical supplies and equipment.MercerMERPMedical Equipment Recycling Program
Penn Hills Service Association Medical EquipmentAn all-volunteer service which maintains hospital equipment for any Penn Hills resident to borrow. AlleghenyPenn Hills Service Assn. Hospital EquipmentPenn Hills Service Association
Red Lion VFWLoans hospital and medical equipmentYorkRed Lion VFWRed Lion VFW
Roads to Freedom - Assistive Technology ServicesProvide Assistive Technology Services as an Assistive Technology Resource Center (ATRC). Services include:
  • Public Awareness
  • Training and Technical Assistance
  • Acquisition of Assistive Technology Services
  • Equipment Reutilization (REEP & A New Start)
  • Device Demonstrations
  • Assistance with Funding Resources
Their Technology Lending Library loans devices for free for a trial period of 2 to 8 weeks. Through Pennsylvania’s Telecommunication Device Distribution Program (PIAT), they provide specialized equipment, without charge, to eligible Pennsylvanians with disabilities that impede independent access to telephone services. A New Start provides gently used medical equipment and assistive technology devices to individuals who are unable to obtain what they need through ordinary channels. Their goal is to reutilize home medical equipment and other devices that are sitting around unused, and give the equipment to someone in need.
LycomingRoads to Freedom - Independent Living ProgramRoads to Freedom Center for Independent Living of North Central PA
Southminster Presbyterian Church - Equipment Loan ProgramMaintains a Limited Mobility Equipment Library which gifts equipment to people with disabilities and accepts donations of used equipment. Stock only includes walkers, wheelchairs (non-electric), canes, crutches, toileting chairs, and tub chairs. We do not accept or gift any item that requires battery, hydraulics or electricity. We do not accept or gift any item that is worn on the body. We not gift or accept beds or mattresses.AlleghenySouthminster Presbyterian ChurchSouthminster Presbyterian Church
Stewartstown VFW, Post 7046Maintains a medical equipment loan closet: hospital beds, wheel chairs, potty chairs, shower or tub seats, walkers, canes and crutchesYorkStewartstown VFW, Post 7046Stewartstown VFW, Post 7046
Trinity Lutheran Church Altoona PA Eyeglass Donation ProgramAccepts donations of medical equipment and assistive technology items (such as eye glasses).BlairJohn's Way at Trinity Lutheran ChurchTrinity Lutheran Church Altoona PA
Unity A Journey of HopeUnity grants wishes to adults with life-limiting illnesses and conducts "Operation Christmas Wish" for families with a parent who has a life limiting illness and cannot afford Christmas so they can enjoy the spirit of Christmas. Unity also adopts a veteran each year to say, "Thank you for your dedication and service." Unity also loans out Durable Medical Equipment to people who may fall through the cracks and have needs that insurance can't help with.FayetteUnity A Journey of HopeUnity A Journey of Hope
UPMC Horizon - Medical Equipment Recycling ProgramProvides refurbished medical equipment to people in UPMC Horizon's service area who lack the insurance coverage or means to buy new medical equipment. Educates individuals and their family members about other community-based resources that can address specific needs. MercerUPMC Horizon - Greenville CampusUPMC Horizon

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