Covid 2020-05-06T18:32:32+00:00


Waukesha-based Katy’s Kloset Temporarily Suspends Operations

To protect the vulnerable population it serves, medical equipment lending library

closes doors until further notice in the wake of COVID-19


Waukesha, Wis. – March 12, 2020 – Katy’s Kloset, an all-volunteer lending library of good, used, and durable medical equipment for children and adults, today announced the temporary suspension of its operations. The organization issued the following statement today regarding the matter:


“Katy’s Kloset, a service of Team Up! With Families, has suspended operations until further notice due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

We apologize for the inconvenience for the members of the community that we serve.

Early information out of China, where COVID-19 first started, shows that the people at higher risk of getting very sick from this illness includes people with serious chronic medical conditions which is a majority of the people that we serve.

Katy’s Kloset is an all-volunteer organization. This action is necessary for the safety of our volunteers and the customers that we serve. We will not be accepting returns or donations of equipment during this time. We will not be accepting phone or email reservations for equipment or returning requests for information regarding equipment during this time.

Please check our website at for updated information.

Again, we apologize for this inconvenience and we look forward to opening our doors when we are confident doing so is safe for the vulnerable community we serve.”


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About Katy’s Kloset:

Katy’s Kloset is a non-profit lending library that loans out and accepts donations of good, used, and durable medical equipment and unused medical supplies for both children and adults. Supported by 501(c)3 non-profit organization Team Up! With Families, together they seek to enrich, nurture, and strengthen individuals with special needs and their families through its activities, services, and programs. Katy’s Kloset is located in Waukesha just off West Avenue, south of Highway 59.


MEDIA CONTACT                                                                                                                        

Annie Andres

Public Relations Contact, Katy’s Kloset; (414) 454-9055


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