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;We will need the help of the community to support Occupy Portland. Anything you can offer, large and small is appreciated. To drop off any donated items, see the contact information below.
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=URGENT NEEDS=
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; <big>Please Come Pick Up Compost ASAP | Also Need 32 Gallon or Larger Garbage Cans for Sanitation</big>
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; We will need the help of the community to support Occupy Portland. Anything you can offer, large and small is appreciated. To drop off any donated items, see the contact information below.
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If you can't drop off donations, but would still like to contribute, feel free to use our donation link:
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''' As per the Occupy Portland website and mailing list, monetary donations are requested to be delayed temporarily until the current financial issues are resolved. '''
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Here are some things marchers and occupiers will need:
 
Here are some things marchers and occupiers will need:
  
==Food and Drinks==
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==FOOD & DRINK ==
The Food Committee is organizing meals and beverages. If you can donate food and drinks, please email opdx99foodteam AT gmail DOT com. You can also sign up on the Food Schedule (http://doodle.com/dwnhty9gffu9pevu#cmt12048484) for food you can donate and prepare off-site.
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The Food Committee is organizing meals and beverages. If you can donate food and drinks, please email '''opdx99foodteam AT gmail DOT com'''.
  
Join the [https://groups.google.com/group/occupyportlandfoodteam Food Team] discussion
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You can also sign up on the '''[http://doodle.com/dwnhty9gffu9pevu#cmt12048484 Food Schedule]''' for food you can donate and prepare off-site.
  
'''Wish list, we need food that can be cooked for the masses''':
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Join the '''Food Team's [http://groups.google.com/group/occupyportlandfoodteam google groups]''' discussion.
* Vegetarian and vegan easy meals and snacks.
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* Hotel Pans/lids
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; We need food that can be cooked for the masses.
* serving utensils
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* Volunteers with Food Handler’s Licenses
* non-latex gloves
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* Ice (cube type is best)
* tomato sauce
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* Large Waterproof Totes
* pasta
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* Table
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* Non-slip Food Service Mats
 +
* Milk Crates (for shelving and dish area)
 +
* Warm Socks for Crew
 +
* Warm Sleeping Bags for Crew
 +
* Gel Sterno
 +
* Long BBQ Lighter
 +
* Wind-up Lanterns
 +
* Jam/Jelly
 +
* Bragg’s Amino Acid
 +
* Grab and go snacks (minimal packaging if possible)
 +
* Eggs (if coming with ice)
 +
* Hot Dogs (if coming with ice)
 +
* Chest Freezer (email '''opdx99foodteam AT gmail DOT com''')
 +
* Refrigerator (email '''opdx99foodteam AT gmail DOT com''')
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* '''Vegetarian and vegan easy meals and snacks.'''
 
* granola bars/snacks
 
* granola bars/snacks
* tortillas
 
 
* beans
 
* beans
* Coffee -- lots of it!
 
* potable water
 
 
* 55 gallon food-grade barrels for storage
 
* 55 gallon food-grade barrels for storage
* Igloo water coolers for Hydration Stations
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* Coolers
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* Large Storage Totes with Lids
  
==Medical Supplies==
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(If you would like to donate supplies to the cafe, please speak to volunteers onsite or check the wish list to see current needs. It is always safe to assume that we need ground coffee, creamer, and sugar.)
The Medical Support Committee coordinator is Mick and can be reached at Voodude41 AT msn DOT com. The committee appreciates all donations in the form of medical supplies, and all assistance offered.  
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'''Anyone wishing to offer their medical expertise to the cause, is asked to meet @ 11am, just to the south of the fountains @ Guv Tom McCall Park (near the Burnside Bridge), on Oct. 6th.''' Medical donations can be left with the committee prior to the rally (12pm) and march (2:30pm).
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== KIDS CAMP ==
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* Socks/raingear
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* Toys!!!
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* Cloth diapers
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* Baby wipes
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* Baby aspirin/Tylenol
  
'''Wish list of medical supplies''':
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== MEDICAL ==
* (for tear gas) an eye flush in a bottle with a squirt cap using a solution of half liquid antacid and half water. This only applies to aluminum hydroxide or magnesium hydroxide based antacids such as Maalox (plain or mint). this also works as a mouth rinse for tear gas, but spit it out!
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The Medical Support Committee coordinator is '''Reid Jackson''' at '''reidoccupypdx AT gmail DOT com'''. Our logistics point person is '''Josh''' and can be reached at '''kustertherooster AT gmail DOT com'''. The committee appreciates all donations in the form of medical supplies, and all assistance offered.
* A large squirt bottle of water! important to stay hydrated and water will help wash off chemical burn from tear gas.
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* Rescue Remedy tincture (or something similar--1:1 skullcap/lavender tincture, for example)
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=== Trauma Needs ===
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* 2 Stethoscopes
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* Individual Temperature Probes
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* 6 Thick Wool Blankets
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* 2  AED
 +
* Face Masks (surgical or m90)
 +
* 2 Pediatric ambu Bags
 +
* Soft Neck Brace
 +
* S/M/L firm trauma neck brace
 +
* Portable trauma back board
 +
* Blood Pressure Cuff
 +
* Cold Compresses
 +
* Glucose for Diabetics/ or Juice Boxes
 +
* Large Sharps Containers
 +
 
 +
=== Wound Care ===
 +
* 4×4 gauze, 2×2 gauze, compression gauze and rolls
 +
* Paper Tape and variety of tape
 +
* Eye patches
 +
* Kind Band-Aids
 +
* Hydrogen Peroxide
 +
* Saline for Irrigation
 +
* Neosporin/Triple Antibiotic Ointment
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* Tongue Depressors
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* Moleskin
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=== Cold and Flu Medications ===
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* Baby Aspirin
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* Multi vitamins prepackaged only please
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* Chewable Zinc with Vitamin C
 +
* Zinc Lozenges
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* Lozenges
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* Children’s Tylenol
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* OTC Bronchodilators (would prefer samples from doctor’s office or med. reps)
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=== Structural Needs ===
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* 1 Larger Tent Structure…small Carport Size
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* 6-10 rubber kitchen mats that have holes in drainage
 +
* 5 Gallon Cambros
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* Metal Shelves-Kitchen Style
 +
* 10-12 Storage containers- clear plastic bins with lids of all sizes but need large containers
 +
* Lighting: Battery Lanterns with battery’s
 +
* 3-5 Nylon Rope 25-50ft.
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=== Miscellaneous ===
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* Tissues
 +
* 4x4 Gauze Pads
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* Paper Tape
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* Hydro peroxide
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* Saline
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* Neosporin
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* Triple Antibiotic Ointment
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* Vitamins
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* Chewable Zinc with Vitamin C
 +
* Zinc Lozenges
 +
* 1 Larger Tent Structure.. Carport size
 +
* 3 Stethoscope
 +
* Individual Temperature probes
 +
* Thick wool blankets
 +
* Face masks
 +
* Pediatric Bags
 +
* Soft neck brace
 +
* Eye patches
 +
* 5 Gallon Canbros
 +
* Metal Shelves
 +
* Children’s Tylenol
 +
* Storage containers
 +
* Lighting (Battery Lanterns)
 +
* Nylon Rope 25-50 feet.
 +
* Battery clock
 +
* Band-Aids
 +
* Chem. Lights
 +
* Hot Water bottles
 +
* Clean, dry Socks
 +
* Safety Pins
 +
* Bandanas
 +
* Electric Tea Kettle
 +
* Disposable Exam Sheets
 +
* Water Bottles with Squirt Tops
 +
* Paper Dixie Cups
 +
* Black Gloves
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* Lube (for Safer Sex)
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=== Herbs ===
 
* Flowers of borage tincture, to recover emotional strength.
 
* Flowers of borage tincture, to recover emotional strength.
* Triangle bandages
 
* Vinyl gloves
 
* Gauze - sterile 4x4's
 
* Band-Aids (S, M, L, knuckle, etc.)
 
* Antiseptic wash (like witch hazel or iodine)
 
* Paper tape
 
 
* Arnica (for bruises)
 
* Arnica (for bruises)
* Emergen-C powder or other re-hydration drink mix
 
* Paper bag (for hyperventilation)
 
* Sun screen (alcohol based)
 
* Energy bars
 
* Bandana (in a ziplock, soaked in apple cider vinegar)
 
* Safety pin or 2
 
* Ace bandage
 
* Cake icing tube or sugar packets (diabetic emergencies)
 
* Benadryl
 
 
* Calendula/st. john's wort/arnica topical salve
 
* Calendula/st. john's wort/arnica topical salve
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* Rescue Remedy tincture (or something similar--1:1 skullcap/lavender tincture, for example)
 
* Apis (homeopathic for bee stings & allergy)
 
* Apis (homeopathic for bee stings & allergy)
* Epi-pen (epinephrine, for anaphylaxis)
 
* Tampons (for nose bleeds)
 
* Menstrual pads, if needed. Avoid using tampons for this* if you're arrested you may not have a chance to change it (tampons left in more than six hours increase your risk of developing toxic shock syndrome)
 
* Topical antibiotic ointment
 
* Space blanket
 
* Clean t-shirt sealed in a bag
 
* Extra plastic bags
 
* Bandage scissors
 
* Tongue depressors (for splinting fingers)
 
* Flash light
 
* Mole skin
 
* Matches
 
* Goggles
 
* Ice pack(s)/heat pack(s)
 
* CPR face shield
 
* Cloth sling
 
 
* Eriogonum cinnamon tincture (to help stop bleeding)
 
* Eriogonum cinnamon tincture (to help stop bleeding)
 
* Charcoal tablets (for GI upset & topically for inflammation, stings)
 
* Charcoal tablets (for GI upset & topically for inflammation, stings)
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* Epsom and/or Sea Salt – a sandwich bag full.
 
* Epsom and/or Sea Salt – a sandwich bag full.
 
* Lavender Essential Oil – 1 ounce (lavendula oficionalis, preferably)
 
* Lavender Essential Oil – 1 ounce (lavendula oficionalis, preferably)
* gauze sponges or clean rags
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* Skullcap Tincture
* aspirin
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* ibuprofen
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Additionally, we are in need of:
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=== Personnel / Services ===
* Water for drinking.
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* Nurses, doctors, mental health workers, body workers
* Juices for Diabetic emergencies
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* Laundry services
* Ice, Ice-packs and plastic bags, to make our own Ice-Packs.
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* Spray-bottles, for administration of anti-teargas antidotes.
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* Bandages, slings, immobilizers, tampons, maxi-pads, etc.
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==Overnight supplies==
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== ENGINEERING ==
To donate or help coordinate occupation, contact the Bedding and Rain Gear Committee at opdx99beddingraingear AT gmail DOT com. See the [http://occupyportland.org/organise-and-discuss/?mingleforumaction=viewforum&f=10.0 discussion group] for more info.
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* Deep Cycle Batteries
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* Fan belts
 +
* Lumber/ply wood 2×4, 2×6
 +
* Nails
 +
* Electric Drill
 +
* Wheels, pulleys, etc…basic machine parts
 +
* Big Panels 4?x8?
 +
* Berings
 +
* Tool Sets
 +
* Wire Strips
  
;WHAT OCCUPATION PARTICIPANTS SHOULD TAKE:
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== OVERNIGHT SUPPLIES ==
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To donate or help coordinate occupation, contact the Bedding and Rain Gear Committee at opdx99beddingraingear AT gmail DOT com. See the '''[http://occupyportland.org/organise-and-discuss/?mingleforumaction=viewforum&f=10.0 discussion group]''' for more info.
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; WHAT OCCUPATION PARTICIPANTS SHOULD TAKE:
 
(as announced at 10/4/11 GA)
 
(as announced at 10/4/11 GA)
 
* A messkit: bowl, mug, utensils for washing in sanitation stations
 
* A messkit: bowl, mug, utensils for washing in sanitation stations
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* Bag to contain your own trash.
 
* Bag to contain your own trash.
  
;REGARDING OVERNIGHT TENTS:
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; REGARDING OVERNIGHT TENTS:
 
As announced at the 10/4/11 GA, in the City of Portland:
 
As announced at the 10/4/11 GA, in the City of Portland:
 
* You have the right to sleep in a sleeping bag (NLG researched this).
 
* You have the right to sleep in a sleeping bag (NLG researched this).
 
* You cannot set up shelter through a "structure."
 
* You cannot set up shelter through a "structure."
: "What constitutes a 'structure' has been identified as tents, canopy's, or anything that looks like it is a habitation. We are planning for pup-tents and tarps to shelter people from the rain at this point. We are collecting tarps and mylar blankets to create shelters and rain guards for sleeping areas. We are also collecting twine, bungee cords, duct tape and any other devices that could hold things together as shelters." (see discussion http://occupyportland.org/organise-and-discuss/?mingleforumaction=viewtopic&t=193)
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: "What constitutes a 'structure' has been identified as tents, canopies, or anything that looks like it is a habitation. We are planning for pup-tents and tarps to shelter people from the rain at this point. We are collecting tarps and mylar blankets to create shelters and rain guards for sleeping areas. We are also collecting twine, bungee cords, duct tape and any other devices that could hold things together as shelters." (see discussion http://occupyportland.org/organise-and-discuss/?mingleforumaction=viewtopic&t=193)
  
;DONATIONS NEEDED:
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; DONATIONS NEEDED:
 
* Sleeping bags, sleeping pads
 
* Sleeping bags, sleeping pads
 
* Mylar blankets, warm blankets
 
* Mylar blankets, warm blankets
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* Heat packs
 
* Heat packs
  
==Sanitation==
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== SANITATION ==
aka the Shitty Committee!
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'''Volunteering''' - You have skills and resources to contribute. Please share this with as many people as possible, encourage everyone to gather what they can. It is our collective responsibility to report back to the Doc to update info - if you know something, share it. Refer anyone to '''ecosanitationpdx AT gmail DOT com''' if there are questions or concerns.
  
'''Volunteering''' - You have skills and resources to contribute. Please share this with as many people as possible, encourage everyone to gather what they can. It is our collective responsibility to report back to the Doc to update info - if you know something, share it. Refer anyone to ecosanitationpdx AT gmail.com if there are questions or concerns.
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; Wish List
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;  (If you add anything, please include why it is needed, and ideas on how to get it.)
  
;Wish List
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* Lanterns
(if you add anything, please include why it is needed, and ideas on how to get it)
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* Headlamps
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* Heavy Duty Gloves
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* Bus tubs
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* String Lights
  
 
* Trucks  
 
* Trucks  
:Why: transporting refuse off-site to local farmland
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: Why: transporting refuse off-site to local farmland
:How: recruit truck owners - individual, commercial, municipal truck services
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: How: recruit truck owners - individual, commercial, municipal truck services
  
 
* Bike trailers  
 
* Bike trailers  
:Why: transporting materials
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: Why: transporting materials
:How: recruit owners - individuals and commercial manufacturers
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: How: recruit owners - individuals and commercial manufacturers
  
 
* Wire Mesh  
 
* Wire Mesh  
:Why: constructing on-site compost piles
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: Why: constructing on-site compost piles
:How: donations, foraging, innovating with substitutes
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: How: donations, foraging, innovating with substitutes
  
 
* Coffee hulls  
 
* Coffee hulls  
:Why: organic cover material - reduces odor, flies, promotes composting
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: Why: organic cover material - reduces odor, flies, promotes composting
:How: collect from coffee roasters
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: How: collect from coffee roasters
  
 
* Sawdust/finely ground wood scraps
 
* Sawdust/finely ground wood scraps
:Why: organic cover material - reduces odor, flies, promotes composting
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: Why: organic cover material - reduces odor, flies, promotes composting
:How: collect from wood companies
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: How: collect from wood companies
  
 
* 55 gallon barrels, Igloo water coolers
 
* 55 gallon barrels, Igloo water coolers
:Why: water storage, hydration stations
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: Why: water storage, hydration stations
:How: individual, commercial donation
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: How: individual, commercial donation
 
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* 5 gallon buckets (w/ lids)  
 
* 5 gallon buckets (w/ lids)  
:Why: toilet receptacles
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: Why: toilet receptacles
:How: individual, commercial donation
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: How: individual, commercial donation
  
 
* Large tubs, bins, cardboard  
 
* Large tubs, bins, cardboard  
:Why: Recycling/trash receptacles
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: Why: Recycling/trash receptacles
:How: donations, foraging, innovating w/ subs
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: How: donations, foraging, innovating w/ subs
  
 
* Garbage bags (biobags)  
 
* Garbage bags (biobags)  
:Why: ease of collection/transport
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: Why: ease of collection/transport
:How: individual, commercial donation
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: How: individual, commercial donation
  
 
* Bamboo, PVC pipe, tent & ski poles  
 
* Bamboo, PVC pipe, tent & ski poles  
:Why: elevating privacy screens
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: Why: elevating privacy screens
:How: donations, foraging, innovating w/ subs
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: How: donations, foraging, innovating w/ subs
  
 
* Sheets, shower curtains
 
* Sheets, shower curtains
:Why: privacy screen
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: Why: privacy screen
:How: donations, foraging, innovating w/ subs
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: How: donations, foraging, innovating w/ subs
  
 
* Hoolahoops, pulleys
 
* Hoolahoops, pulleys
:Why: securing privacy screen
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: Why: securing privacy screen
:How: donations, foraging
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: How: donations, foraging
  
 
* White vinegar, Dr. Bronner’s (all biodegradable soaps), Spray bottles, baking soda
 
* White vinegar, Dr. Bronner’s (all biodegradable soaps), Spray bottles, baking soda
:Why: cleanliness
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: Why: cleanliness
:How: individual, commercial donations
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: How: individual, commercial donations
  
 
* Toilet brushes  
 
* Toilet brushes  
:Why: cleaning toilet receptacles
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: Why: cleaning toilet receptacles
:How: individual, commercial donations
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: How: individual, commercial donations
  
 
* Hand sanitizer, gloves
 
* Hand sanitizer, gloves
:Why: reduce exposure to disease
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: Why: reduce exposure to disease
:How: individual, commercial donations
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: How: individual, commercial donations
  
 
* Toilet paper/leaves  
 
* Toilet paper/leaves  
:Why: personal hygiene
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: Why: personal hygiene
:How: individual, commercial donations
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: How: individual, commercial donations
  
 
* Andy & Bax toilet seats, Groovers
 
* Andy & Bax toilet seats, Groovers
:Why: toilet receptacle, comfort
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: Why: toilet receptacle, comfort
:How: donations
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: How: donations
  
 
* Wood, nails, hammers  
 
* Wood, nails, hammers  
:Why: building materials
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: Why: building materials
:How: donations
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: How: donations
  
 
* Brooms
 
* Brooms
:Why: Ensuring that our site remains at optimal cleanliness
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: Why: Ensuring that our site remains at optimal cleanliness
:How: Individual, commercial donation
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: How: Individual, commercial donation
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[[Category:Occupy Portland]]

Latest revision as of 12:48, 27 October 2011

<<< Return to Occupy Portland

URGENT NEEDS

Please Come Pick Up Compost ASAP | Also Need 32 Gallon or Larger Garbage Cans for Sanitation
We will need the help of the community to support Occupy Portland. Anything you can offer, large and small is appreciated. To drop off any donated items, see the contact information below.

If you can't drop off donations, but would still like to contribute, feel free to use our donation link: As per the Occupy Portland website and mailing list, monetary donations are requested to be delayed temporarily until the current financial issues are resolved.

Here are some things marchers and occupiers will need:

FOOD & DRINK

The Food Committee is organizing meals and beverages. If you can donate food and drinks, please email opdx99foodteam AT gmail DOT com.

You can also sign up on the Food Schedule for food you can donate and prepare off-site.

Join the Food Team's google groups discussion.

We need food that can be cooked for the masses.
  • Volunteers with Food Handler’s Licenses
  • Ice (cube type is best)
  • Large Waterproof Totes
  • Table
  • Non-slip Food Service Mats
  • Milk Crates (for shelving and dish area)
  • Warm Socks for Crew
  • Warm Sleeping Bags for Crew
  • Gel Sterno
  • Long BBQ Lighter
  • Wind-up Lanterns
  • Jam/Jelly
  • Bragg’s Amino Acid
  • Grab and go snacks (minimal packaging if possible)
  • Eggs (if coming with ice)
  • Hot Dogs (if coming with ice)
  • Chest Freezer (email opdx99foodteam AT gmail DOT com)
  • Refrigerator (email opdx99foodteam AT gmail DOT com)
  • Vegetarian and vegan easy meals and snacks.
  • granola bars/snacks
  • beans
  • 55 gallon food-grade barrels for storage
  • Coolers
  • Large Storage Totes with Lids

(If you would like to donate supplies to the cafe, please speak to volunteers onsite or check the wish list to see current needs. It is always safe to assume that we need ground coffee, creamer, and sugar.)

KIDS CAMP

  • Socks/raingear
  • Toys!!!
  • Cloth diapers
  • Baby wipes
  • Baby aspirin/Tylenol

MEDICAL

The Medical Support Committee coordinator is Reid Jackson at reidoccupypdx AT gmail DOT com. Our logistics point person is Josh and can be reached at kustertherooster AT gmail DOT com. The committee appreciates all donations in the form of medical supplies, and all assistance offered.

Trauma Needs

  • 2 Stethoscopes
  • Individual Temperature Probes
  • 6 Thick Wool Blankets
  • 2 AED
  • Face Masks (surgical or m90)
  • 2 Pediatric ambu Bags
  • Soft Neck Brace
  • S/M/L firm trauma neck brace
  • Portable trauma back board
  • Blood Pressure Cuff
  • Cold Compresses
  • Glucose for Diabetics/ or Juice Boxes
  • Large Sharps Containers

Wound Care

  • 4×4 gauze, 2×2 gauze, compression gauze and rolls
  • Paper Tape and variety of tape
  • Eye patches
  • Kind Band-Aids
  • Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Saline for Irrigation
  • Neosporin/Triple Antibiotic Ointment
  • Tongue Depressors
  • Moleskin

Cold and Flu Medications

  • Baby Aspirin
  • Multi vitamins prepackaged only please
  • Chewable Zinc with Vitamin C
  • Zinc Lozenges
  • Lozenges
  • Children’s Tylenol
  • OTC Bronchodilators (would prefer samples from doctor’s office or med. reps)

Structural Needs

  • 1 Larger Tent Structure…small Carport Size
  • 6-10 rubber kitchen mats that have holes in drainage
  • 5 Gallon Cambros
  • Metal Shelves-Kitchen Style
  • 10-12 Storage containers- clear plastic bins with lids of all sizes but need large containers
  • Lighting: Battery Lanterns with battery’s
  • 3-5 Nylon Rope 25-50ft.

Miscellaneous

  • Tissues
  • 4x4 Gauze Pads
  • Paper Tape
  • Hydro peroxide
  • Saline
  • Neosporin
  • Triple Antibiotic Ointment
  • Vitamins
  • Chewable Zinc with Vitamin C
  • Zinc Lozenges
  • 1 Larger Tent Structure.. Carport size
  • 3 Stethoscope
  • Individual Temperature probes
  • Thick wool blankets
  • Face masks
  • Pediatric Bags
  • Soft neck brace
  • Eye patches
  • 5 Gallon Canbros
  • Metal Shelves
  • Children’s Tylenol
  • Storage containers
  • Lighting (Battery Lanterns)
  • Nylon Rope 25-50 feet.
  • Battery clock
  • Band-Aids
  • Chem. Lights
  • Hot Water bottles
  • Clean, dry Socks
  • Safety Pins
  • Bandanas
  • Electric Tea Kettle
  • Disposable Exam Sheets
  • Water Bottles with Squirt Tops
  • Paper Dixie Cups
  • Black Gloves
  • Lube (for Safer Sex)

Herbs

  • Flowers of borage tincture, to recover emotional strength.
  • Arnica (for bruises)
  • Calendula/st. john's wort/arnica topical salve
  • Rescue Remedy tincture (or something similar--1:1 skullcap/lavender tincture, for example)
  • Apis (homeopathic for bee stings & allergy)
  • Eriogonum cinnamon tincture (to help stop bleeding)
  • Charcoal tablets (for GI upset & topically for inflammation, stings)
  • Tea bags of Smooth Move tea, or some sort of senna based tea
  • Chamomile tea bags, for eye infection or irritation
  • Epsom and/or Sea Salt – a sandwich bag full.
  • Lavender Essential Oil – 1 ounce (lavendula oficionalis, preferably)
  • Skullcap Tincture

Personnel / Services

  • Nurses, doctors, mental health workers, body workers
  • Laundry services

ENGINEERING

  • Deep Cycle Batteries
  • Fan belts
  • Lumber/ply wood 2×4, 2×6
  • Nails
  • Electric Drill
  • Wheels, pulleys, etc…basic machine parts
  • Big Panels 4?x8?
  • Berings
  • Tool Sets
  • Wire Strips

OVERNIGHT SUPPLIES

To donate or help coordinate occupation, contact the Bedding and Rain Gear Committee at opdx99beddingraingear AT gmail DOT com. See the discussion group for more info.

WHAT OCCUPATION PARTICIPANTS SHOULD TAKE

(as announced at 10/4/11 GA)

  • A messkit: bowl, mug, utensils for washing in sanitation stations
  • Lots of water
  • Snack food
  • Sleeping bag
  • Tarps: one to put on the ground, one to put on top of you to keep dry your sleeping bag
  • Duct tape: to tape together the tarps
  • Permanent marker: to write National Lawyers Guild attorney phone number on your arm. This will be the person to contact for any potential arrests.
  • Bag to contain your own trash.
REGARDING OVERNIGHT TENTS

As announced at the 10/4/11 GA, in the City of Portland:

  • You have the right to sleep in a sleeping bag (NLG researched this).
  • You cannot set up shelter through a "structure."
"What constitutes a 'structure' has been identified as tents, canopies, or anything that looks like it is a habitation. We are planning for pup-tents and tarps to shelter people from the rain at this point. We are collecting tarps and mylar blankets to create shelters and rain guards for sleeping areas. We are also collecting twine, bungee cords, duct tape and any other devices that could hold things together as shelters." (see discussion http://occupyportland.org/organise-and-discuss/?mingleforumaction=viewtopic&t=193)
DONATIONS NEEDED
  • Sleeping bags, sleeping pads
  • Mylar blankets, warm blankets
  • Tarps, waterproof covers
  • Umbrellas, plastic ponchos
  • Rain gear / rain slickers / rain ponchos / large trash bags / small trash bags / plastic rolls
  • Water containers / large & small plastic storage containers to hold supply items
  • Flashlights and batteries
  • Heat packs

SANITATION

Volunteering - You have skills and resources to contribute. Please share this with as many people as possible, encourage everyone to gather what they can. It is our collective responsibility to report back to the Doc to update info - if you know something, share it. Refer anyone to ecosanitationpdx AT gmail DOT com if there are questions or concerns.

Wish List
(If you add anything, please include why it is needed, and ideas on how to get it.)
  • Lanterns
  • Headlamps
  • Heavy Duty Gloves
  • Bus tubs
  • String Lights
  • Trucks
Why: transporting refuse off-site to local farmland
How: recruit truck owners - individual, commercial, municipal truck services
  • Bike trailers
Why: transporting materials
How: recruit owners - individuals and commercial manufacturers
  • Wire Mesh
Why: constructing on-site compost piles
How: donations, foraging, innovating with substitutes
  • Coffee hulls
Why: organic cover material - reduces odor, flies, promotes composting
How: collect from coffee roasters
  • Sawdust/finely ground wood scraps
Why: organic cover material - reduces odor, flies, promotes composting
How: collect from wood companies
  • 55 gallon barrels, Igloo water coolers
Why: water storage, hydration stations
How: individual, commercial donation
  • 5 gallon buckets (w/ lids)
Why: toilet receptacles
How: individual, commercial donation
  • Large tubs, bins, cardboard
Why: Recycling/trash receptacles
How: donations, foraging, innovating w/ subs
  • Garbage bags (biobags)
Why: ease of collection/transport
How: individual, commercial donation
  • Bamboo, PVC pipe, tent & ski poles
Why: elevating privacy screens
How: donations, foraging, innovating w/ subs
  • Sheets, shower curtains
Why: privacy screen
How: donations, foraging, innovating w/ subs
  • Hoolahoops, pulleys
Why: securing privacy screen
How: donations, foraging
  • White vinegar, Dr. Bronner’s (all biodegradable soaps), Spray bottles, baking soda
Why: cleanliness
How: individual, commercial donations
  • Toilet brushes
Why: cleaning toilet receptacles
How: individual, commercial donations
  • Hand sanitizer, gloves
Why: reduce exposure to disease
How: individual, commercial donations
  • Toilet paper/leaves
Why: personal hygiene
How: individual, commercial donations
  • Andy & Bax toilet seats, Groovers
Why: toilet receptacle, comfort
How: donations
  • Wood, nails, hammers
Why: building materials
How: donations
  • Brooms
Why: Ensuring that our site remains at optimal cleanliness
How: Individual, commercial donation