Donation box

With fires in Ruidoso, the Jemez and near Las Vegas it is important that our school community support our neighbors in times of need. In response, the Mandela International Magnet School will be accepting donations from Monday, May 2 through Friday, May 6, and taking them to the Red Cross Evacuation Center at the Old Memorial Middle School in Las Vegas. The Red Cross Evacuation Center has outlined the following as items that can be donated: 

  • Baby food, baby formula, baby wipes, baby lotion
  • Baby diapers & adult Depends (all sizes)
  • Beef jerky
  • Individually wrapped, non-perishable, snacks
  • Bottled water of any amount (cases are easiest to transport)
  • Gatorade, Powerade (regular & unsweetened), CapriSun
  • Chapstick, sunblock & eye drops
  • Socks, underwear (all sizes)
  • Hygiene products, including but not limited to soap, shampoo, conditioner, toothbrushes, toothpaste ,Q-Tips, other toiletries and women’s products
  • Dish soap
  • Disposable bowls, plastic cutlery, foil, paper towel rolls
  • Dog and cat food
  • Reusable tote bags

Please bring what you can to the lobby of  Mandela International Magnet School any day next week (May 2nd - 6th). Thank you for your support of our wonderful school community and helping those in need.