The Institute of Financial Education to host personal protective equipment drop-off event

Participants can donate masks, eye protection goggles, gloves, medical gowns and other personal protective equipment for local health care workers. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Participants can donate masks, eye protection goggles, gloves, medical gowns and other personal protective equipment for local health care workers. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Participants can donate masks, eye protection goggles, gloves, medical gowns and other personal protective equipment for local health care workers. (Courtesy Fotolia)

From 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 28-29, The Institute of Financial Education will host a donation drive at the Comal County Fairgrounds to benefit local health care workers.

Participants are asked to donate personal protective equipment, which will be given to the Comal County Office of Public Health for distribution.


Accepted items include:

  • N-95 masks and other face masks; surgical, painter and carpenter masks will also be accepted

  • Disposable medical gowns, paper fluid-resistant or plastic

  • Eye protection goggles

  • Gloves

  • Face shields

  • Shoe covers/booties


Six-foot social distancing between all in attendance and other safety measures will be in place during the event. Participants are instructed to follow directions given at the drop-off location to ensure a safe environment.

For more information, visit The Institute of Financial Education’s website, email the event organizers at [email protected] or call 830-752-7207.
By Lauren Canterberry

Reporter, New Braunfels

Lauren joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in October 2019. After graduating with a degree in journalism from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, Lauren was a freelance journalist and worked as a college English teacher in China. At CI, Lauren covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in New Braunfels.



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