Supplies Needed

Listed below are some supplies and medications that are needed in Haiti. We cannot accept medications and supplies that are expire within 12 months of the date received in the Naples office.

For medical, dental equipment and any other questions regarding donations please do not hesitate to contact Cathy Grassi, Gift-in-Kind Director, at ext. 206.

Supplies for Emergency Relief will either need to be dropped off or mailed to our office: 1021 5th Avenue North | Naples, 34102. At this time, we cannot accept clothing or Haiti based relief volunteers.

Hurricane Matthew Critical Supplies


  • Survival: Food- Meals Ready to Eat (MREs), Water Purification Tablets
  • Shelter: Tarps
  • Transportation: Air transport from US to Haiti (cargo and passenger flights), Air transport between Port-au-Prince and Les Cayes (helicopters, small planes) to transport emergency personnel and disaster relief supplies, and Vehicles for ground transportation in Haiti.
  • Power: Batteries, Generators – at least 45 KW, fuel & diesel cash stipends
  • Health: Medications & First Aid (See lists below)
  • Access: Power tools and chain saws to clear roads and move debris

Cholera Prevention Kits


  • Bar of soap (full sized)
  • Water purification tablets
  • Rehydration salts
  • Gallon plastic storage bags
  • Nail brushes

Medications for Cholera Treatment Needed Immediately

(We cannot take any medication that has been opened or will expire within 12 months)


  • Doxycycline or Tetracycline
  • Amoxicillin
  • Rehydration Ringer & Dextrose Water 25%
  • Ringer Lactated IV with Glucose Serum

First Aid Kits


  • Betadine or Iodine – 12-16oz Bottles
  • Hydrogen Peroxide – 12-16 oz Bottles
  • Gauze Pads 2” Square – Box of 100
  • Gauze Pads 4” Square – Box of 100
  • Alcohol Swabs 1 “ Square – Box of 100
  • Exam Gloves – Box of 100
  • Bandages 4” Roll 2-4yds
  • Band-Aids-Mixed Sizes – Box of 50
  • Digital Thermometers
  • Athletic Medical Tape Rolls
  • Antibiotic Ointment – 6-8 oz Tubes
  • Antibiotic Ointment – 1 gram packets Box of 100
  • Burn Ointment Tubes or Tubs – 6-8 oz
  • Medi-First Burn Cream with Lidocaine 1 gram packets – Box of 25
  • Hydrocortisone Ointment 1 gram packets – Box of 25
  • Hand Sanitizer – 8 oz Bottles
  • Tylenol 250mg – Bottle of 500 pills
  • Ibuprofen 200mg – Bottle of 500 pills
  • Cold Compresses (Instant, not microwave/freeze type)
  • Antacid – Bottle of 200 pills
  • Tweezers
  • Q-Tips – Box of 100
  • Popsicle Sticks – Bag of 50
  • Scissors (snub nose) (banded)

Hygiene Kits


  • Bar soap (full size)
  • Razors
  • Washcloths
  • Deodorant (full size)
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste & Dental Floss
  • Shampoo (15 oz size only)
  • Hand sanitizer (8 oz only)
  • Combs

Birthing Kits


  • Receiving blankets
  • Latex gloves
  • Zip lock bags (sandwich, gallon and 2 gallon)
  • Gauze pads (4×4)
  • Alcohol/Antiseptic pads
  • Loop Masks
  • 1 oz ear syringe
  • Sanitary maternity pads
  • Chux pads
  • Umbilical cord clamps or twisted cotton twine
  • Plastic 4 mil sheeting (1 square yard)
  • Sterile single use razor blade
  • Bar soap (hotel/sample size works perfect)

Medications

(We cannot take any medication that has been opened or will expire within 12 months)


  • Childrens Tylenol, Motrin, Allergy, Cough &Cold, Stomach
  • Adults Tylenol, Motrin, Aspirin
  • Gyne-Lotrimin (anti fungal)
  • Silvadine Cream (Burn Cream)
  • Vitamins (Adults, Prenatal and Childrens)
  • Hydrocortisone cream
  • Hydrogen Peroxide and Alcohol
  • Antacids
  • First Aid triple antibiotic ointment (Neosporin)
  • Bandaids
  • Gauze rolls/pads, Ace bandages (all sizes)
  • Water purification tablets
  • All Casting materials
  • Antibiotics
  • Hospital supplies (please contact office for more details)

Other Needs


  • Batteries (AAA, AA, C and D)
  • Flashlights
  • Generators – at least 45 KW
  • Hard Hats
  • Heavy duty work gloves
  • Heavy duty extension cords
  • New Hand tools
  • Rope
  • Tarps