Medical Teams International is participating in a new national movement called #GivingTuesday, marking November 27, 2012 as a day to give back.
(PORTLAND, Ore., November 7, 2012) – Medical Teams International (MTI) is participating in a new national movement called #GivingTuesday, marking November 27, 2012 as a day to give back. “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday” have become cultural traditions in the United States, and this is an opportunity to bring attention to the importance of charitable giving.
Beginning Tuesday, November 13 through Tuesday, November 27, MTI will accept donations of hygiene supplies for distribution to 70 local service agencies that serve people in need. Accepted items include:
Gallon size Ziploc bags
Combs and hairbrushes
Bars of soap (regular or travel size)
Toothpaste (regular or travel size)
In addition to collecting donations, Medical Teams International will host open house events at their REAL. LIFE. Exhibit. The REAL. LIFE. Exhibit, located at MTI headquarters, is a walk-through, multi-sensory exhibit that allows people to experience what REAL. LIFE is like for people affected by disaster, conflict and poverty.
Donation Drop Off – November 13-27
Donations may be dropped off at MTI headquarters Monday-Friday between 8am-5pm.
REAL. LIFE. Exhibit Open House
November 14th – 6:00PM–9:00PM
November 18th – 1:00PM–4:00PM
November 27th – 9:00AM–3:00PM
Donation drop-off and REAL. LIFE. Exhibit location:
Medical Teams International Headquarters
14150 SW Milton Ct.
Tigard, Oregon 97224
For directions or more information, go to www.medicalteams.org/givingtuesday.