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    Some of these items can be purchased locally, especially food items. If you wish to do that, please contact Cindy at for more information.

    If you live in the USA, and would like to take a suitcase of medical supplies selected specifically for the medical project below, please contact We are pleased to partner with OC Not Just Tourists to provide useful and requested medical supplies for clinics and hospitals across the globe. Your only expense would be the cost of shipping from Not Just Tourists to you ($15-$25). If you choose to do this, you will make a Big Impact!

    Project #1

    The Mitrani Senior Day Care Center program was created for adults who need supervision assistance during the day. The center regularly provides breakfast, lunch, medical and psychological care, physical therapy, and a full schedule of structured activities that enhance the quality of life of the oldest members of the community.

    Here they can see friends, make crafts, seek medical attention, and most importantly have a hot meal. In many cases the center will deliver the meals, and medical supplies directly to their homes, since a large percentage have little or no family to care for them.

    Project #2

    Staffed by a husband/wife medical team, the pharmacy provides and distributes, at no cost, medicine to those in most need from the community. Local clinics many times run out of medical supplies and medicine or don’t have any syringes to disperse them.
    With the Cuban’s average monthly salary being just over $30 a month, there is not much left over for the extra medical needs of the children, adults and elderly. Basic medical supplies can make a big difference here.
    Since the decline of US tourism, the inventory has dwindled but through the generosity of our guests, we have hope that there will soon be a steady stream of supplies for the growing needs of the community.

    Initiatives Supported

    All the needs are current as of April 19, 2024
    Note: Location is approximated. If you see a lodging that is misplaced or missing, please contact us .

    Listed on this page are the specific needs requested by the community project(s) so you can choose exactly what to pack for a purpose and express your gratitude to the local community with the supplies you take them. If you prefer, you may reach out directly to them to inquire about items which may be available for purchase locally. Arranging visits to community projects is beyond the scope of our mission. If you wish to visit a project, contact the participant and they can let you know what is possible.

    Candy and balloons are not on the needs list as they are harmful for the children and the environment for the following reasons:
    • Few of the children benefiting from these projects have access to toothpaste, toothbrushes, or a dentist. The candy promotes cavities.
    • The balloons once they become deflated are a choking hazard for local wildlife.

    Instead of taking candy or balloons, use that space for additional requested supplies, as they are priceless.