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Stand With Standing Rock Auction & Stay Warm Drive

December 8, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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ROP is sending a busload of rural Oregonians to Standing Rock and they are bringing needed supplies with them! Racial Justice in Eastern Oregon and Oregon Rural Action are hosting a fundraiser concert, auction, and gear drive Thursday December 8th to help raise needed funds and items. Please attend the event at 112 Depot in La Grande 6:30-8 pm and bring donations of items suggested below and money to donate. Funds raised will go to help pay for a winterized tent with frame, 2 stoves and tent platform.

Please note: Standing Rock is already inundated with used goods that aren’t appropriate for subzero temperatures, so please only donate items that are in new/barely used condition and appropriate for extreme winter weather.

Top priority:

  • Snow boots
  • Heavy winter coats
    • Down or synthetic fill insulated jackets
    • Snowpants, quilted or flannel-lined pants
  • Subzero sleeping bags and sleeping pads
  • Cots
  • Wood stoves
  • Firewood – preferably seasoned, split, and ready to burn!
  • Firestarter logs
  • NEW propane tanks
  • Winter worthy structures and building materials, such as yurts, domes, wall tents, lumber, pallets, insulation and tipi poles.
  • Gas-powered generators and solar charging equipment

Camping gear:

  • Battery operated or solar lanterns, flashlights and headlamps
  • Camp chairs
  • Wool blankets
  • Wool or synthetic long underwear
  • Wool socks
  • Warm, insulated gloves
  • Tightly knit wool or synthetic hats and scarves
  • Boot liners
  • Lighters, matches
  • Bandanas

Work equipment:

  • Snow shovels
  • Work gloves
  • Tarps
  • Construction and wood splitting tools
  • Chainsaws
Medical supplies:

  • Medical supplies for treating traumatic injuries
  • Clearly labelled dried herbs and glycerites (no alcohol-based tinctures!) including: osha, anemone, ghost pipe, pedicularis, skullcap, corydalis, and fresh milky oats
  • Emergen-C packets
  • Honey
  • 1 oz, 2oz plastic dispensing bottles
  • Reusable tea mugs
  • Tea strainers
  • Organic glycerine
  • Wide mouth quart canning jars
  • 2oz cough syrups to hand out (no alcohol)
  • Cough drops
  • Rescue Remedy candies, gum, pastilles, and glycerites
  • Liquid antacid and saline solution
  • Goggles, preferably ski/snowboard style with rubber (not foam) gasket
  • Emergency blankets
  • Hand warmers

Kitchen equipment:

  • Very large coolers
  • Large pots and pans
  • Plates, spoons, bowls
  • Cups and mugs
  • Plastic bins for dish washing and drying
  • Wooden spoons, spatulas, tongs
  • Shelving units
  • NEW 5 gallon buckets with lids
  • NEW large plastic storage bins



December 8, 2016
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm