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Local Liberians hold 2nd Ebola donation drive

Laura Lee | 11/16/2014, 1:07 p.m.
The local Liberian community is collecting supplies to help fight their Ebola stricken homeland.
Baltimore's Liberian community collected needed medical supplies to send to an Ebola clinic in the country's capital city Monrovia. (Photo: Johnetta Flomo)

— The local Liberian community is collecting supplies to help fight their Ebola stricken homeland.

The Liberian Association of Maryland (LAM) along with several community groups is hosting an Ebola Donation Drive on Sunday, November 16 from 12 p.m-7p.m. at the Pikesville SDA Church located at 4619 Old Court Road.

Donations of medical supplies including examination gloves, bleach, hand sanitizer, soap and surgical gowns will be shipped to the Liberian Medical Association in Monrovia to assist medical workers treating ill patients.

Ezax Smith, president of LAM said local many local Liberians have lost family members to Ebola and they want to be part of the solution. “ We want to be at the forefront of the effort to prevent more deaths,” he said. “We want to be able to say we did something to help.”