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Falls Police Department becomes drop-off site for donations to Ukraine

Much-needed items are accepted 24/7 in the lobby

Whitney

The Falls Township Police Department is serving as a 24/7 donation drop-off site for much-needed supplies to Ukraine.

Officer Dean Stecklair, who has family in Ukraine, was the driving force behind the effort, which includes loading a plane with donated goods and sending it to the war-stricken country. Falls Police Chief Nelson Whitney said his department collected ballistic vests, boots, clothing and medical supplies.

“It is our hope that this will provide some measure of relief and aid directly from the men and women of the Falls Township Police Department to those who are in danger in Ukraine,” said Whitney.

The following equipment/supplies are urgently needed:

– Radio sets (multiple items)
– Arresting bleeding tourniquet C.A.T.
– 4” Israeli bandage with pressure bar
– Hemostatic saturated blood stopping compression roller bandage for tamponade
– Nasopharyngeal airway (different sizes)
– Occlusal bandage halo chest seal
– Needle decompression
– Individual first aid dressing package
– Roller bandage for wound tamponade
– Sticking plaster
– Non-traumatic scissors
– Sterile gloves
– Markers
– Wounded report card
– Tranexamic acid 500-1000 mg ampoules
– Noradrenaline (norepinephrine)
– Intraosseous access sets
– Neck collars
– Laryngeal masks
– Cricothyroidotomy set
– Quikclot Combat Gauze Z-folded
– Double lumen centra
– Peripheral venous catheter
– Coatings for burns
– Chlorhexidine 0,05% and 2%
– Povidone iodine
– Betadine
– Medical gloves sterile/non-sterile
– Medical patch
– Trauma shears for clothes
– Tactical backpacks/bags for emergency assistance
– External bone fixation devices
– Temporary vascular shunt
– Arterial shunt (different sizes)
– Hemostatic sponges
– Surgispon
– Pneumatic turnstiles
– Surgical tourniquet
– Suture materials of any kind

Other items needed:

– Non-perishable food items (cans)
– Pet food
– Clothes for any size and age
– Shoes for any size and age
– Diapers
– Feminine products

Anyone interested in donating any of these items can bring them to the Falls Township Police Department lobby, 188 Lincoln Highway, Fairless Hills. Donations are being accepted 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Those interested in making monetary contributions are directed to contact the Ukrainian Educational and Cultural Center, Jenkintown, ueccphila.org, for additional information. Those with questions should contact Sgt. Christopher Clark at 215-302-3315 or c.clark@fallstwppd.com.

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