Donations in Support of Ukraine

St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church of Riverhead greatly appreciates the support demonstrated since the invasion started and the many inquiries made about how one can help Ukraine and the Ukrainian people.

SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH  820 Pond View Road, Riverhead NY 11901
IS COLLECTING ITEMS FOR UKRAINE.

We accept donations TUESDAY Thru FRIDAY 9 am to 5 pm

UPDATE MARCH 10: Now only accepting MEDICINE.

CURRENTLY WE ARE ACCEPTING ONLY THE FOLLOWING ITEMS AND ARE GRATEFUL FOR YOUR SUPPORT:

MEDICINE

  • Compression Bandages
  • Tourniquets
  • Tactical First Aid Kits
  • Hemostatic Agents (Celox or similar)
  • Bandages, Gauzes
  • Antiseptics
  • Anti- Burn Gels (Neosporin)
  • Nasopharyngeal Airways (28-30)
  • Pain Killers (Tylenol, Ibuprofen, Advil)
  • Wet Wipes
  • Pampers
  • Tampons
  • Women Hygiene Items

MILITARY NEEDS

  • Sleeping Bags
  • Yoga Mats
  • Tactical Knee and Elbow Pads
  • Flashlights
  • Solar Powerbanks
  • Tactical Gloves
  • Tactical backpacks
  • Thermoses (hot liquid bottles) 1L


MEN’S CLOTHING – NO LONGER ACCEPTED


 

  • Tactical Boots
  • Winter Hats
  • Socks
  • Thermal Underwear
  • Undergarments
  • Sweaters
  • Sweatshirts


 

FOOD

  • Dry Soup Packets
  • Ramen Noodles
  • Energy Bars and Snack Bars
  • Tea
  • Hot Chocolate/ Cocoa (in packs)
  • Instant Coffee
  • Baby Formulas

Due to restrictions on items by aid organizations and shippers, we can ONLY accept items in the above approved donation list. And, all listed clothing items must be new items; not used. We appreciate that many wish to donate other items and used clothing but we cannot accept such items at this time. Thank you for your understanding.

Approved donated items can be dropped off at the Parish located on Pond View Road. The Parish will ship these items to appropriate parties in Ukraine via approved aid organizations and shippers.

In addition, the Parish is accepting monetary donations (cash and checks only). Please make checks out to St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church and indicate on all donations that this is for “Support of Ukraine”. Please provide your name and address as well. The Parish will forward monetary donations to appropriate charitable groups and to cover the purchase of needed items and shipping expenses