Cultural Heritage Building at the Colorado State Fairgrounds
1001 Beulah Ave
Pueblo, CO 81004
A community drive will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, March 27 to gather personal protective equipment for healthcare workers addressing COVID-19. The drive will be held at the Cultural Heritage Building at the Colorado State Fairgrounds. Entrance will be permitted through the Beulah Avenue entrance, gate 9.
Items needed are:
- N95 masks
- Surgical and procedure masks
- Face shields
- Protective gowns
- Gloves, any kind and type
- Safety glasses
- Pulse Ox
- Tyvek suits
- PAPR filters
- Hand sanitizer
- Disinfecting wipes
All donations must be in original packaging with no broken seals. No homemade masks will be accepted.
Donations will be accepted through a drive-in and drop-off process, please follow posted signs and cones. Donors are asked to not leave their cars unless otherwise instructed to do so.
In addition to individuals, organizers are making a call to action to other businesses and organizations that may have supplies of the needed items at this critical time. Donated supplies will be distributed to the medical community through a partnership with the Emergency Operations Center and Pueblo Department of Public Health & Environment.
About United Way of Pueblo County
United Way of Pueblo County works to develop donor resources to improve the quality of life for the people of Pueblo County. Last year, the more than 55 different health and human programs funded by United Way provided over 177,000 units of service to those in need. Over the past 97 years UWPC has raised over $48,000,000 in campaign funds alone. In addition to campaign fundraising, United Way also administers the El Pomar Community Problem Solving Fund, Emergency Food and Shelter Program, and operates the United Way Middle School Mentoring Program and Pueblo Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA). Visit UWPC’s website for a complete listing of the many organizations who receive funding and to find out how you can help through giving or volunteering www.pueblounitedway.org and like us www.facebook.com/unitedwayofpueblocounty.