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Covid-19 Local Needs

CURRENT area NEEDS: (updated SEPTEMBER 23)

To submit your organizational needs for this list, please contact UWSC Operations Coordinator, Neil Lyons at operations@unitedwaysteelecounty.org or call 507-455-1180

ORGANIZATION: 

HOSPITALITY HOUSE

NEED:

Donations

DESCRIPTION: 

Hospitality House in Owatonna is currently in need of the following items:

Most immediate needs:
Sanitizing cleaning supplies
Wash cloths
Bath towels
Laundry Soap
Men's Jeans & Jackets
Groceries or Prepared Meals

Note: Homemade supplies are acceptable.

CONTACT:

Ashley Von Ruden (or) Angie Terpstra
507-444-4042

 

ORGANIZATION: 

SEMCAC

NEED:

Volunteer Delivery Drivers - Meals on Wheels Program

DESCRIPTION: 

SEMCAC is currently seeking volunteer delivery drivers
to help cover the 9 local routes. Volunteers pick up a route to be delivered to clients homes. Seeking volunteers for any available week days & shift is 9am - 1pm

CONTACT:

Sandy Dodd, Site Director
507-455-3195


ORGANIZATION: 

ALLINA HEALTHCARE

NEED:

Factory made N95 & ear loop masks
Hand sewn ear loop masks. (Instructions)

DESCRIPTION: 

Allina Health is calling for donations of protective face masks to help meet ongoing health care needs and conserve existing personal protective equipment (PPE) who are engaged in COVID-19 response.

Masks can be donated daily from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at most Allina Health hospitals. When you arrive to donate masks, remain in your car. A staff member will come to you to accept your donation. Look for “mask donation” signage as you arrive. To arrange donations on a pallet, please email CaringForCaregivers@allina.com

CONTACT:

Owatonna Hospital, 2250 NW 26th St, Owatonna, MN

 

ORGANIZATION: 

AMERICAN RED CROSS, SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA

NEED:

Blood Donations; Volunteer Blood Donor Screeners; Volunteer Blood Donor Ambassadors

DESCRIPTION: 

The Red Cross is now in critical need of blood. Donating blood is a completely safe process. Infection control is something that the Red Cross holds to the highest standard, so please do not hesitate to give because of COVID-19

UPDATE April 1st: Red Cross MN is also in urgent need of volunteer Blood Donor Screeners & Blood Donor Ambassadors at the blood drives. Please email mnrecruit@redcross.org or call 612-871-7676 for more info

To find an area blood drive and make an appointment, please visit www.redcrossblood.org. Enter a zip code and you will see drives in your area.

UPCOMING DRIVES:

September 25, 11:00AM - 5:00PM
Cabelas
3900 Cabelas Pl, Owatonna MN

September 25, 1:00PM - 7:00PM
Associated Church
800 Havana Rd, Owatonna MN

NOTE: Walk-ins accepted based on availability. There are additional dates/locations at later dates as well as in neighboring counties. Visit the above link and enter Owatonna's zip for details.

CONTACT:

1-800-RED-CROSS