March 4, 2022

Ukrainian Student Association donation drive set for Sunday

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Ukrainian Student Association of Purdue will hold a collection drive 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday (March 6)  to receive donations of medical supplies and other needed items to be sent to family and others in Ukraine.

Donations will be accepted at the north end of the Purdue Armory during that time. Enter off of University Street to the parking lot on the north side of the armory.

Ksenia Lewyckyj, president of the Ukrainian Student Association, lists the items below that have are most needed by her contacts in Ukraine:

 

Humanitarian relief

  • Nonperishable food – (currently a big demand)
  • Blankets and bedding
  • Candles
  • Containers for liquids (canisters for water, fuel, lubricants with capacity of 10-20 liters)
  • Disposable utensils and tableware 
  • Drones
  • First-aid kits
  • Generators
  • GPS
  • Hygiene products (women’s sanitary products, diapers, etc.)  
  • New clothing and footwear for men/women/children  
  • Protective military gear (helmets, bulletproof vests, tactical backpacks, boots, gloves, dry rations)
  • Satellite phones
  • Standalone lamps
  • Tents, mattresses, sleeping bags 
  • Thermal underwear 
  • Walkie-Talkies

 

Tactical/medical supplies

  • Backpacks, 10-by-19 -by-4  (inches)
  • Bandage Strips, 1-inch by 3 inches 
  • Big Cinch abdominal bandage 
  • Burn Aid - water gel burn dressing, 4 inches by 16 inches
  • Burn Aid - water gel burn dressing, 4 inches by 4 inches
  • Butterfly bandages
  • Cervical collar 
  • CPR mask 
  • Cravat bandage (CamoVat) 
  • Dynarex medicut sterile disposable scalpels #10 
  • Emergency compression bandages (Israeli battle dressing) 
  • EMT shears 
  • Eye wash, 4 ounces
  • IV catheter, 18 gauge
  • IV catheter, 20 gauge 
  • IV catheter, 22 gauge
  • Medical adhesive tape rolls, 2-3 inches 
  • Multitrauma dressings, 12 inches by 30 inches
  • Pain relievers – Ibuprofen/Acetaminophen 
  • Tweezers 
  • Safety pins 
  • Stainless-steel hemostats 
  • Sutures needle, size 6 
  • IV starter kits 
  • Tongue depressors 
  • Triple Antibiotic Ointment, full size 

 

Hospital supplies

  • Abdominal pad, 5 inches by 9 inches
  • Acetaminophen/Tylenol
  • Adhesive bandages (Band-Aids) in several sizes
  • Adhesive tape
  • Aluminum splint, 36 inches
  • Ambu bags
  • Antibacterial ointment
  • Antibiotics: Zosyn and Unasyn IV, Vancomycin IV
  • Antiseptic wipes
  • Aspirin/Bayer
  • Butterfly bandages, 0.5 inches 2.75 inches (16x)
  • Caffeine pills
  • Central venous catheter kit
  • Chest seals
  • Coban roll, standard 2 inches by 5 yards
  • Cravat / triangular bandage, 45 inches by 45 inches by 63 inches
  • Diphenhydramine/Benadryl
  • Doxycycline and/or Bactrim antibiotics
  • Dressing materials, include dry or impregnated gauze
  • Elastic bandages
  • Elastic wrap / ACE bandage, standard 4 inches by 5 yards
  • Emergency blanket (2x)
  • Fluids, IVF - NSS 09%, LR, d5nss
  • Gauze pads, 4 inches 4 inches (6x)
  • Gels, foams, hydrocolloids, alginates, hydrogels, and polysaccharide pastes, sutures
  • Gloves
  • Hydrocortisone cream, 1%
  • Ibuprofen/Advil
  • IV catheters
  • Laryngeal Tube
  • Latex or rubber gloves
  • Loperamide/Imodium
  • Miconazole
  • Moleskin, 5-inch-by-2-inch strip
  • Mouthpiece for giving CPR
  • Nasopharyngeal airway
  • Pepto-Bismol pills
  • Plastic cling wrap, 2-inch wide roll
  • Plastic films
  • Pressure dressing
  • Rolled gauze, standard 4.5 inches by 4 yards

Safety pins (3x, various sizes)

Saline eye drops

Silk medical tape roll, 1-inch wide

Tourniquet

Trauma shears

Tweezers

White petroleum jelly/Vaseline in small container

Z-fold gauze, standard 45 inches by 4 yards

For additional information, contact Lewyckyj at 765-414-8569 or instagram @purdueukrainians. 

Contact: Ksenia Lewyckyj, 765-414-8569, instagram @purdueukrainians, klewycky@purdue.edu


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