Garment District for Gowns is partnering with The Floating Hospital to provide essential items to New York families in need. All donations are appreciated, 100% of the proceeds benefit The Floating Hospital and their patients.

About GDFG

Garment District for Gowns (GDFG) is a female-founded, NYC-based non-profit organization that provides healthwear and crisis relief to medical facilities and community organizations. Founded in the wake of the Covid-19 epidemic, they have manufactured and distributed medical isolation gowns for over 46 Hospitals and Healthcare facilities, donating more than 11,000 gowns to date – all proudly made in the USA. GDFG will be providing The Floating Hospital with critical PPE supplies and an extensive list of essential items urgently needed by the families they serve, including infant diapers, socks & underwear, children’s clothing, adult professional clothing to be worn during job interviews and more.  Corporate sponsorship has been secured to bolster the donation effort.

About TFH

The Floating Hospital (TFH) is a charitable institution that combines healthcare, social support, and the delivery of necessities to vulnerable families in New York City, with a particular focus on women and children. TFH’s unique integrated-care model includes medical, dental, and behavioral health programs and free health-education programming all under one roof. It also offers a free shelter-to- clinic shuttle service from nearly 300 locations throughout the five boroughs. TFH also provides essentials such as food, seasonal clothing, diapers, and hygiene products to families living with homelessness. Founded in 1866, TFH is one of the last family-practice-based charity hospitals in the city, extending high-quality, compassionate care to families regardless of race or ethnicity, immigration or insurance status, or ability to pay. Since its founding, the Hospital has served more than 5 million New Yorkers. Since the start of the pandemic 1 in 7 New Yorkers have lost their jobs, making the work of The Floating Hospital as important as ever.

The Challenge

#TheFloatingChallenge campaign is a social media initiative to raise awareness and secure donations to supply The Floating Hospital (TFH)

Donate here and automatically be entered into the raffle to win prizes from premier New York fashion houses, artists & creators!

#TheFloatingChallenge

Join the challenge & help change lives

Step 1

Share a picture of yourself floating and Caption #TheFloatingChallenge

Step 2

Follow & Tag @TheFloatingChallenge and three friends who keep you afloat!
Screen shot and include the instruction page.

Step 3

Donate to automatically be entered into
the raffle with prizes from premier New York fashion houses, artists & creators!

#TheFloatingChallenge in progress

Strengthening our support! 10,500 reusable medical gowns donated to our partners at @Americares, a global nonprofit provider of medicine & medical supplies with offices all over the world.  As our scope expands in the wake of international crisis, we're thankful we can extend our reach where it's needed most.

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Our community of corporate sponsors really showed up in support of #TheFloatingChallenge. Thanks to their generosity, we can provide the patients of @TheFloatingHospital with items to assist in their everyday life... or maybe just to put a smile on their face.
Look what you did! 💛 Thanks to your generosity, we were able to supply the patients of @TheFloatingHospital with these essential items.
Thank you to everyone who supported #TheFloatingChallenge fundraiser & raffle!
We’re so proud of our contribution, which we couldn’t have made without you:
$15,730 raised through personal donations.
$75,838 worth of essential items donated by our corporate partners.
@TheFloatingHospital is a lifeline to New Yorkers and we’re grateful to help fuel that spark.
One year of GDFG!  The projects are evolving but the mission remains the same: to use our expertise to help the people around us.  We've been talking about support networks a lot - YOU are our support network and we are so grateful for you.
From our first donation of 300 gowns to the 11,000 we donated in 2020;
Our first GoFundMe to today's The Floating Hospital fundraiser;
Being recognized and supported by NY State and Vogue Magazine!
Thank you for not only coming along for the ride but also powering the engine!
Offer what you can, because even the smallest act of kindness can have the most profound effect.
Here with patients of @TheFloatingHospital to provide some essential items. Help us keep the donations flowing!
Donate via Link in Bio.  Have you seen the prizes you could win!? Enter by this Wednesday to be in with a chance.

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Manny got to WERK stacking boxes of donations to supply the families of @thefloatinghospital
750 pieces of brand new girls & womens clothing, all made in USA by our dear friends at The Miss Group and That's My Girl.
Help us keep the donations flowing!  Donate via Link in Bio.  Have you seen the prizes you could win!? Enter by this Wednesday to be in with a chance.

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4 DAYS until our raffle ends! Go to link in bio to enter and help us support the families of @thefloatinghospital

A BIG thank you to our amazing sponsors for these prizes!

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This morning's donations to supply the families of @thefloatinghospital
750 pieces of brand new girls & womens clothing, all made in USA by our dear friends at The Miss Group and That's My Girl.
Help us keep the donations flowing!  Donate via Link in Bio.  Have you seen the prizes you could win!? Enter by this Wednesday to be in with a chance.

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5 days until our raffle ends! Go to link in bio to enter and help us support the patients of @thefloatinghospital 

A BIG thank you to our amazing sponsors for these prizes! 

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Up, up and away! This @oscardelarenta Mini TRO could be yours! Donate to make a difference and enter to win! 

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Empowered women, empower women. The wonderful staff of @thefloatinghospital have been helping women live healthy lives since it was founded 155 years ago.

You can contribute to our cause by making a donation - Link in Bio.  Donate by March 31st and you can WIN prizes from NYC’s premier designers & creators.

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