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More Help for Evacuees Available at Community Hub

City sets up community hub with food, hygiene products, and other resources for approximately 1,500 evacuees.

May 17, 2022

ALBUQUERQUE – The City of Albuquerque has expanded the resources available to evacuees from communities impacted by the wildfires. The Emergency Operation Center (EOC) has opened a community hub at the John Marshall Health and Social Services Center for evacuees to receive resources including food, hygiene products, pet food and access to WiFi and computers. The City has partnered with FEMA, Help NM, Presbyterian and Roadrunner Foodbank who are on site to provide their resources.

Residents interested in donating items for evacuees can drop them off at the John Marshall Health and Social Services Center Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Items that are currently needed are:

  • Body Wash
  • Baby Wash
  • Conditioner
  • Diapers
  • Depends
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Laundry detergent
  • Shampoo
  • Snacks
  • Socks

The community hub will be open Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for evacuees to pick up supplies and access available resources. Anyone with questions about the community hub or other resources for evacuees can call 311 or visit cabq.gov/wildfires.

 

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