Guest Services

Clothes Closet accepts donations to help patients and families

The most acute needs are for clothing for men in smaller sizes; clothing for women in plus sizes, and new underwear of all sizes for both men and women

“Mama Stella” Lochmiller brings softness and support to the PICU

A combination of professional experience and personal loss makes Lochmiller a Credo Award winner during the February 2023 Leadership Assembly.

VUMC clothes closets benefit patients and families — and welcome donations

Sometimes patients or their family members find themselves at VUMC and in need of clothing or toiletries

After a tornado tore through Thomas Akins’s home in an overnight storm, he was only worried about one thing: getting to work to serve patients and families.

“He is truly the most positive person and a real example of the Credo.”

Jonathan Dow’s simple gestures, compassion go a long way to help families

“His calmness and kindness helps create a culture of encouragement with everyone he comes in contact with.”

How do I donate winter coats and other needed items to the VUMC Clothes Closet?

Volunteers need help to be sure that all patients have warm, clean clothes to wear.