To prepare for our trip, we work with physicians, dentists, pharmacies, local businesses, and USF students and faculty to collect medical supplies, medications, vitamins, toiletries, toys, and other items to bring with us. We also raise money for additional medications that cannot be donated, and to fray the expense of the trip, so we can bring a large group of volunteers to provide care for these communities.
In addition to fundraising events in which our members participate during the year, we cannot emphasize enough the importance of donations for our organization. Your generosity is appreciated! All donations are used to meet the needs of the project and ensure that we meet our goals.
Included below is a list of items that we need to collect for a successful trip.
Medications are vital to our trips. We provide all our patients with multivitamins and any other medications they may need to treat their ailments. The following categories of drugs are the most used and are therefore the most needed:
The following medical supplies are also useful in our clinics: