IDOC is deeply grateful for the generous outpouring of support during the pandemic. Please note the Department cannot and does not solicit donations. Before a donation can be accepted, the correctional facility must be provided the following information: what is being donated, the fair market value of the item(s), the number of individuals who will benefit from the item(s), the date the donations will be delivered, and the name of the donor. Once this information is received, the Department will assess whether the donation meets our guidelines and will provide you with a determination on whether the donation(s) will be approved. Please do not send donations prior to receiving this approval.