In the United States, there’s a huge wealth of usable medical equipment and supplies that are no longer in use. Some may be in a local hospital, a physician or dentist office, a nursing home, a storage room, or even your own garage.
Your financial contributions help cover the costs for shipping (approximately $7,000 – $12,000 per shipment) and the warehouse costs.
The dates, routes and stops will be:
Saturday, June 24: Sandusky (overnight/breakfast), Port Clinton (mid-morning rest stop), Oak Harbor (lunch), Fremont (dinner/overnight);
Sunday, June 25: Fremont (breakfast/brunch—noon departure), Bellevue (mid-afternoon rest stop), Milan, (rest stop), Norwalk (dinner/overnight);
Monday, June 26: Norwalk (breakfast), Ashland (lunch), Oberlin (dinner/overnight);
Tuesday, June 27: Oberlin (breakfast), Elyria/Elyria Sunrise (mid-morning rest stop), North Coast (lunch), Lorain (dinner/overnight);
Wednesday, June 28: Lorain (breakfast), Amherst (mid-morning rest stop), Vermilion (lunch), Huron (mid-afternoon rest stop), Sandusky (end, no formal event).
It really helps people all over the world and helps recycle medical equipment rather than being thrown away or discarded. It’s good environmentally, it’s good economically, and it’s good medically.”
Dr. David Weldy –
MESA volunteer and associate professor
University of Toledo, Department of Family Medicine