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Posted: May 17, 2022

Drive for Supplies on Friday for Firefighters Battling NM Fires

Donations can be dropped off at APS offices or the KANW radio station

Photo by Wildfire Today

Photo by Wildfire Today

What

Albuquerque Public Schools is hosting a drive-up and drop-off supplies drive for the firefighters fighting the fires in Northern New Mexico. The Drive for Supplies will be from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, May 20, in front of Alice and Bruce King Education Complex (APS administrative offices), 6400 Uptown Blvd. NE. The public also can drop off items at the APS-owned KANW radio station, 2020 Coal Ave. NE. 

Items Collected

  • Electrolyte powder mix that can be added to water bottles (like Propel) 
  • Electrolyte replacement water in cases  
  • Water
  • Individual snacks such as protein bars, trail mix, jerky sticks, diabetic-friendly snacks
  • Black socks
  • Underwear – preferably extra-large, but all sizes welcome
  • Dark t-shirts – all sizes
  • Chapstick
  • Sunblock 
  • Wet wipes for face and body
  • Acetaminophen 
  • Ibuprofen
  • Allergy medications
  • Sodas including diet
  • Nail clippers
  • Tweezers
  • Shaving Cream
  • Vienna Sausages and potted meat 
  • Crackers
  • Storage Containers
  • Containers for warming food (glass preferred)

Who

APS employees, students, families, and neighbors are encouraged to drop off items. 

When

Friday, May 20, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.     

Where

  • On the north side of the Alice & Bruce King Education Complex (APS administration building), 6400 Uptown Blvd. NE
  • KANW radio station, 2020 Coal Ave. NE 
  • Drop-off boxes will be available at City Center, the Lincoln Complex, and KANW through next week.