Church members volunteer at Global Links, a Pittsburgh-based humanitarian and environmental organization. Global Links recovers surplus medical materials from U.S. hospitals and makes them available to hospitals serving the poorest members of society in less-developed countries. McKnight volunteer schedule is the fourth Thursday of each month, we leave the church around 9:30 AM and return around 12:30 PM. If interested in volunteering, please contact Bob Brown @ email@example.com. To learn more about Global Links and their volunteer opportunities, go to www.globallinks.org.
Global Links-August 24th.
On August 24th, 7 volunteers from the Church sorted and packed various medical supplies for both domestic and international distribution and consumption.
Global Links accepts no-longer needed Home Medical Equipment in good condition, to serve communities in need in Western PA and around the world. Global Links has partnered with the American Heart Association to collect Blood Pressure monitors, non-mercurial type Items that can be donated include the following:
Global Links Requested Donation Supplies – Revised August 2017
- Cardboard Boxes for packing
- Blood pressure monitors- must not contain mercury
- Incontinence supplies
- Nebulizer machines and supplies
- Shower chairs/benches
- Suction pumps
- Walkers, Rollators
- Wheelchairs, MANUAL
- Unopened medical supplies
- No patient contact
- Must not expire for 13 months