Mobile Outreach Team Collecting Winter Clothing Donations
ROSEBURG (Oct. 12, 2022) – From October 17 until October 28, Umpqua Health’s Mobile Outreach Team will collect essential winter clothing and other items for at-risk community members as part of its second annual Comfort Drive.
The Mobile Outreach Team is part of an ongoing effort to better serve members of the community by providing supplies and resources to help them succeed as they take care of their overall health.
“Winter weather in Douglas County can be very dangerous, even deadly,” said Umpqua Health CEO Brent Eichman. “As part of Umpqua Health’s mission to improve the health of our community, we want to make sure every person has adequate winter clothing, blankets, and other clothing items to be safe and warm.”
All community members can participate in the drive by donating new and packaged items of the following for all genders, ages 15 and older: socks, underwear, bras, undershirts, camisoles, long underwear, blankets, and hand warmers.
Collections bins will be posted at the following locations beginning Tuesday, Oct. 17:
- Umpqua Health Newton Creek Clinic, 3031 NE Stephens St., Roseburg
- Sportsman’s Warehouse, 2122 NW Stewart Pkwy, Roseburg
- Douglas County Co-Op, 3171 NE Stephens St., Roseburg
About Umpqua Health
Umpqua Health is the parent company of Umpqua Health Alliance, one of 15 Oregon coordinated care organizations serving the Oregon Health Plan. The Roseburg-based company and its subsidiaries are focused on expanding access, improving care, and reducing unnecessary costs across the clinical space for more than 30,000 Douglas County residents on the Oregon Health Plan.