Public Safety Donations to Ukraine – Official Website of Arlington County Virginia Government
Posted on April 05, 2022
Arlington County public safety agencies have come together to organize participation in relief efforts for Ukraine.
The county’s fire department, police department, sheriff’s office and public safety, communications and emergency management department are donating equipment, medical supplies and personal protective equipment ( PPE) to first responders in Ukraine.
For this initiative, Arlington is coordinating with United Help Ukrainean all-volunteer grassroots organization that will handle the shipment of donated goods, including 200,000 disposable gowns, 9,000 N95 particulate respirators, 19,000 latex gloves, over 100 ballistic vests, 150 sets of firefighting equipment fire-fighting and breathing apparatus, and two pallets of fire-fighting hand tools.
WHO: Between 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 7, 2022, media are invited to hear comments and conduct interviews with:
- Katie Cristol, Arlington County Council President
- Arlington County Fire Department Chief David Povlitz
- Deputy Chief of the Arlington County Police Department
- Aaron Miller, Arlington County Director of the Department of Public Safety and Emergency Management Communications
- Igor Scherbakov, Arlington County Public Safety Procurement Specialist
- Vlad Ovchynnikov, United Help Ukraine
What: Donation event
When: Thursday April 7, 2022, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Or: N. Quincy Site, (1439 N Quincy St.)
RSVP: By Wednesday COB with Ryan Hudson
Media parking is available in areas labeled R-2 and R-2 on the map below.