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Hurricane Sandy Relief Drive

Picture of students and donated clothing

UMass Boston is collecting needed items for victims of Hurricane Sandy.  

Please contact: College of Nursing and Health Sciences      
Joann Berrouet  at 617.287.7385 



To facilitate distribution please place items in plastic bags and label the bags with the contents (for example: blankets, clothing, diapers).

Only these specific items that are needed are being collected.

Cold Weather Items
Please be sure all items are gently used and freshly laundered.

Additional Items

• Blankets
• Sheets
• Pillows
• Winter Hats/Gloves/Scarves
• Winter Coats

• Baby Products
• Diapers
• Wipes
• Formula
• Infant Cereal
• Hygiene Items
• Toothpaste
• Feminine Products
• Shaving Items
• Hand Sanitizer
• Soap
• Paper Products
• Toilet Paper
• First Aid Supplies
• Tylenol


  • College of Nursing and Health Sciences,
    Science Center, 2nd Floor, Nursing Office, and 3rd Floor, CCER
  • University Health Services, Quinn Administration Building, 2nd floor
  • Campus Center (TBD)

Sponsored by the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, the Division of Student Affairs, and University Health Services

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit two weeks prior to the event.