Home Underwear Sunset Nursing and Rehab Center to help Ukrainian relief

Sunset Nursing and Rehab Center to help Ukrainian relief

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BOONVILLE — The Sunset Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 232 Academy St., is one of 16 nursing and rehabilitation facilities in the McGuire Group, VestraCare and Absolut Care portfolios coordinating a Ukrainian relief effort at their facilities.

Community members are invited to drop off items to help Ukrainians until Wednesday, April 6, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

“As a caregiver organization, we felt compelled to help the people of Ukraine in times of need,” said Amy McKnight, Director of Activities, who leads the initiative on behalf of the three portfolios.

“We know there are many people within our communities who would like to help in some way and this gives them an option,” she added.

Items collected will be sent directly to the people of Ukraine through the Ukrainian Dnipro Cultural Center in Buffalo.

The necessary elements are:

Medical

Tactical scissors, O2 masks, gowns, gloves, surgical masks, bandages, gauze, dressings, tape, sterile wipes, eye protection, tracheostomy kits.

Women/Children

Pacifiers, bottles, diapers, wipes, Tylenol for children, small toys, feminine hygiene products.

Food

Energy bars, nuts, instant foods/meats, vitamins, dried fruits, milk powder, oats.

soldiers

Black knit gloves, black beanies, prepackaged camping food, matches, underwear, thermal underwear, cotton socks, shoe inserts, headlamps.

Miscellaneous needs

Batteries, dog and cat food, soap, shampoo, backpacks, hats, scarves, gloves, pillows, brushes, combs, razors, sleeping bags, fleece blankets.

At the moment, they only request the specific items from the list. Monetary donations are also accepted by check or designated PalPal account listed on the Cultural Center website at https://www.paypal.com/fundraiser/charity/1438034

The McGuire Group, VestraCare and Absolut Care provide high quality care at 16 facilities across New York State. Their services include skilled nursing, subacute rehabilitation, memory care, home dialysis, palliative care, and respite and acute care. Learn more at www.mcguiregroup.com, www.vestracare.com and www.absolutcare.com