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OTHER AREAS OF URGENT NEED 

 

In addition to an increased need for financial support, there are other urgent needs that our partners in the community are experiencing in their response to COVID-19. Please see the list below: 

 

Cheshire Medical Center is accepting donations of unused:

• manufactured masks
• isolation gowns
• gloves
• sanitizer
• face shields
• handmade cotton masks

Please supply donations in original packaging or sealed in resealable plastic bags with the donor’s name and address and phone number attached to the outside so that we may acknowledge your generous contribution.

We are accepting donations at the following dates and times:
Cheshire Medical Center’s West Entrance
Monday, Wednesday and Fridays, 9am – 10am and 1pm – 2pm.

NOTE: Please do not make masks or bring donations if you are feeling ill or have had close contact with someone who is suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19 in the last 14 days.

For those who are interested in making masks for donation to our location, please refer to the instructions from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center: https://www.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/patie…/sewing-masks.html

 

 

The Kidz Cupboard is seeking donations of individual apple juice boxes, individual cereal boxes, breads, soups, and individual canned fruits (mandarin oranges and applesauce are the favorites!). Donations can be dropped off at the Federated Church located at 16 Pleasant, in Marlborough. Please make sure that items are labeled "Kidz Cupboard." Donors are asked to drive around the back of the church to the side door and leave items on the bench. This area is checked daily for drop offs. If you have any questions please contact Susan Bemis at suekidzcupboard@gmail.com

 

Monadnock Community Hospital requests donations of unused masks, face shields, goggles, isolation gowns, gloves and hand sanitizer. Donations can be dropped off at Monadnock Community Hospital, Loading Dock #2, from: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday – Friday. For questions or if you would like to make donation arrangements for drop off at an alternative location or time, please contact Dana Kumph, Supply Chain Manager at: 603-924-4699 ext. 4163, or Dana.Kumph@mchmail.org

 

Hundred Nights Cold Weather Shelter and Open Doors Resource Center:

  • 2 and 4 person tents
  • Warm sleeping bags
  • Tarps
  • Someone who can run an occasional errand
  • Laundry detergent (HE)
  • Canned meals with pop-top opening
  • Heat and eat meals
  • Paper towels, napkins, toilet paper
  • Trash bags
  • Disinfecting wipes
  • Deodorant, razors
  • Size 13 & 14 mens work boots

 

Monadnock Community Early Learning Center's washer and dryer broke recently and they need a replacement stackable washer and dryer (no taller than 75 inches width is 28 inches and a depth of 33 inches) in order to ensure the health and safety of the children, families, and staff at their program. Please contact Judy Watkins at judy@mcelc.org or by phone 603-532-6021 if you have one to donate. 

 

Southwestern Community Services is in need of the following items which can be dropped off at their main office at 63 Community Way, Keene:

  • Twin flat bed sheets (we have fitted sheets but are in need of flat sheets)
  • Pillows
  • Pillow Protectors
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Trash Bags
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Paper Towels
  • Face Masks
  • Latex Gloves
  • Diapers
  • Baby Wipes
  • Food Staples & plastic bags
  • Sanitizing Wipes
  • Baby Wipes
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Paper goods (toilet paper/paper towels)