Donation point for Ukraine aid set up at Rush Community Centre

A donation point for essential items to help those affected by the crisis in Ukraine has been set up at Rush Community Centre.

Throughout March, any items in the list below can be dropped in to Rush Community Centre between 9 AM to 8 PM on weekdays and 9 AM to 3 PM on Saturdays.

Set up by a Ukrainian family living in Rush in conjunction with Rush Tidy Towns, Rush Community Council and the Dublin Rotary Club, the items will be delivered to aid Ukrainian refugees on the border between Poland and Ukraine.

Bedding

  • Thermal blankets
  • Sleeping bags
  • Sleeping mats (with foil insulation)
  • Mattresses
  • Sheets
  • Bed covers
  • Pillows

Personal hygiene products

  • Body washes
  • Toothpaste and toothbrushes
  • Hairbrushes
  • Towels
  • Sanitary items
  • Cotton wool
  • Baby wipes
  • Disposable gloves
  • Face masks
  • Incontinence pads for adults

First aid

  • Sterile dressings
  • Band aid plasters and dressings
  • Corn-removal plasters
  • Regular and elastic bandages
  • Painkillers, e.g. Paracetamol

Food

  • Canned food, e.g. meats, fish and soups
  • Energy bars
  • Chocolate bars

Children

  • Baby formula
  • Baby food (with a long best-before date)
  • Nappies
  • Toys (such as soft toys and building blocks)

Miscelleanous

  • Thermal clothing
  • Disposables, such as plates, bowls, cutlery and cups
  • Children’s car seats
  • Mobile phone power banks
  • USB charging cables
  • Battery-operated flashlights
  • Batteries
  • Binoculars
  • Walkie talkies
  • Noise-cancelling headphones
  • Earbuds
  • Dog and cat food

Rush Community Council are also in the process of setting up a GoFundMe to raise vital funds for those affected and will soon be announcing the campaign.