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HKMS Supporting Ukrainian Firefighters Equipment Drive with Dropoff Location

Submitted by Dolores Bates, Principal, HKMS.

(April 5, 2022) — Haddam-Killingworth Middle School is partnering to provide support for the Ukrainian Firefighters Equipment Drive. This donation drive is being sponsored by Middletown’s South Fire District, the Community Health Center, Inc., the Community Foundation of Middlesex County, Wesleyan University, Keystone Paperbox, and Action Moving. and will provide the Lviv Oblast Fire Department in Ukraine with much needed medical supplies.

HKMS is providing an auxiliary location for this drive and donations can be brought to the middle school between 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. this Saturday, April 9, 2022. During this time, specific supplies to support the Ukrainian fire service agencies will be collected, packaged, and labeled to be later shipped directly to Ukraine.  Much needed items include sealed-container pain relievers (Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen), backpacks, bandages, water-gel burn aid, first aid kits, Cravat bandages, knee pads, medical adhesive tape, multi-trauma dressings, medical gloves, compression bandages, triple antibiotic ointment, eye wash, emergency “Israeli Battle” dressings, cervical collars, CPR masks, IV supplies, EMT shears, tweezers, safety boots, safety glasses, safety pins, stainless steel hemostats, splints, tongue depressors, suture supplies, and tourniquets.

Donations of all types are greatly appreciated and many items are available at local drug stores and shopping centers.
HK is always a giving community and your generosity is greatly appreciated.

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