If you have been following along and have been troubled by the horrifying scenes in Ukraine and wanted to help, the City of Ellsworth is now collecting donated supplies for displaced people in Ukraine. You can drop off supplies now through 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 24th at the Ellsworth Fire Department located at Ellsworth City Hall.

All items dropped off should be new, unexpired and not packaged in glass. All donations will be driven to the NuDay Warehouse in New Hampshire and then sent to Gdansk, Poland for distribution. All donations are tax deductible. For more info, visit www.nudaysyria.org/ukraine

Urgent Needs

  • Generators (3-5 kw)
  • Solar Chargers and Flashlights
  • Food to include Baby Food, Canned Items (Tuna, Sardines, Soups etc), Dry Goods (Pasta, Rice etc), Granola Bars, Protein Bars and Drinks

Humanitarian Supplies

  • Baby Car Seats
  • Backpacks
  • Batteries
  • Cribs/playpens
  • Diapers
  • Pads/Tampons
  • Hygiene Items
  • Strollers
  • Tents
  • Toys
  • Wheelchairs

Medical Supplies

  • Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen
  • Antiseptics and Antibiotic Creams
  • Adult Diapers
  • Bandages
  • Bed rails
  • Beds for Children with Special Needs
  • Cotton Swabs
  • Crutches and Canes
  • Gloves and Masks
  • Hospital Beds
  • Medical Scissors
  • Trauma Dressing, Trauma Kits
  • Pepto Bismol

Monetary donations are also accepted online or via mail at pO Box 4521, Windham New Hampshire 03087. A suggested donation of $15.00 per box of items is requested to cover the cost of the container shipping to Eastern Europe.

For more information please email Janna Richards with the City of Ellsworth or call the Ellsworth Fire Department at 667-8666

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