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Donate Medical Supplies, Goods, or Make a Financial Contribution to Ukraine - Weekly Shipments

7 Mar 2022 10:21 AM | Deborah Hodges (Administrator)

The Institute of Medicine of Chicago joins the Rotary International with over 180 clubs in Chicago to help Ukraine and offer relief at this most difficult time with the invasion by Russia.  

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Emergency medical supplies and goods are greatly needed now. There is no or limited access to medical supplies for people in the field.


  • Bandages
  • Gauze
  • Neosporin or other topical creams
  • Slings
  • Combat action tourniquets
  • Israeli gauze compression bandages
  • 14 gauze at least 2 inch long 
  • Angiocatheter needles
  • Quickclot gauze
  • Chlorine tablets for clean water
  • SAM splints
  • Emergency kits
  • Warm Socks - children and adults
  • Female Hygiene Menstrual kits

Pick Up of Donations

To arrange a convenient pickup at your location contact:

Chris Olson                                Cjo1316@gmail.com

Drop Off Locations (5 locations)

Your donations will be sorted and packaged with others by the Rotary volunteers.

Please send an email in advance of dropping off donations:

Chris Olsen                                         Cjo1316@gmail.com

121 South Lincolnway

North Aurora, Illinois 60542


Pat Merryweather-Arges                    Dg6450pat@aol.com

234 DiLorenzo Drive

Naperville, Illinois 60565

Items may be dropped off at the front desk. Please call ahead if you have several large boxes of medical supplies for Ukraine being dropped off.  

A Safe Haven                                      773.425.8300

2750 West Roosevelt Road

Chicago, Illinois 60608

If you are dropping off at the transportation company, you must have all of the donations sorted with a paper detailing the contents on the outside of the box and on the inside of the box.  Do not seal as it may need to be inspected before it is shipped.

MEEST-Karpaty- Lombard 820 N Ridge Ave J, Lombard, IL 60148

MEEST-Karpaty-Palentine 1645 Hicks Rd Unit K, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

Weekly shipments will be airlifted to Lviv and when possible, directly to Kyiv.

Financial Contributions

Please consider making a monetary donation to help Ukraine to send Emergency  Medical Supplies to Ukraine.

Donate here: The Charitable Foundation of Rotary 6450



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