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January 19th, 2010, 06:14 AM
~Paula~'s Avatar Platinum Supermommy
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I challenge you all to donate TWO items to the Haiti Refeif Fund. List those two items here!


I am donating:
10 cans of baby formula
Diapers

I'm adding a list of items they desperatly need.


THE FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF WHAT WE NEED:
  • antibiotic ointment such as Neosporin and other brands
  • bandages
  • rolled gauze
  • white medical tape
  • ace bandages
  • hydrogen peroxide
  • alcohol pads
  • iodine (wipes/bottles)
  • cotton swabs
  • cotton balls
  • masks
  • gloves
  • bottled water
  • infant formula -- powered preferred. Must not be opened or expired
  • nutritional supplements such as Ensure and Pedialyte
  • diapers
  • flashlights and batteries
  • sleeping bags
  • blankets
  • sheets
  • tents
They will also accept crutches, walkers, canes, etc.
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Last edited by ~Paula~; January 19th, 2010 at 10:14 AM. Reason: added list
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January 19th, 2010, 06:35 AM
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hmmm, will have to get back to you on this one.
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January 19th, 2010, 08:52 AM
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I'm going to donate a Costco size bottle of Childrens Motrin and Tylonel tablets. I will also pick up cans of formula from Costco as well since you mentioned this.. Great idea!

At my place of work, there's a Team of nurses, doctors, and specialists going to Haiti to help in a few days.. They are asking for us to donate anything.. I can just imagine all the donations they are getting, since my work has sooo many employees..
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January 19th, 2010, 09:16 AM
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I'd gladly donate actual items like bottled water and med supplies but seeing as I have no idea where to take those items does can my monetary donation count as several items?
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January 19th, 2010, 09:42 AM
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I haven't found anyone in my area taking donations. I did make a donation to the Red Cross though and I also just donated to Doctor's Without Borders.
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January 19th, 2010, 10:03 AM
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We donated money, and my husbands company matched what we donated.
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January 19th, 2010, 10:13 AM
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You can donate to ANY red cross and they will get the items to Haiti. Also several hospitals are accepting donations. Check your local news websites for lists of where to donate.

Yes, Money counts!!
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January 19th, 2010, 02:32 PM
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We donated cash.
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