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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - World Care is lending a hand to the people in West Africa, where the ebola crisis is at its highest. 

The group is sending a number of medical supplies and protection for ebola aid workers on Monday.  Several of the items they are sending include gloves, masks and even syringes.  

According to World Care the supplies will first be sent to the AFYA Foundation in New York, where the items will be sorted and then sent on to West Africa.  There are several pallets of boxes of medical supplies already at the Sam Levitz Furniture Warehouse.  At first World Care was planning to send a variety of supplies, but now they have a more specific list of what is needed.  

World Care is anticipating more shipments of supplies going out in the next few days.  

Here is what supplies are needed: 

-Gloves

-Masks

-Gowns

-Disinfectants

-Heavy Duty Kitchen / Bathroom Cleaning Gloves

-Any Goggles (even ski or motorcycle goggles)

-Rubber Boots

-Mops

-Buckets

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