Who are we?

Connecticut PPE Drive is a group of medical trainees (nursing, physician associate, and medical students) and advocates from all over Connecticut working to help our colleagues on the frontlines. We are collecting personal protective equipment (PPE) donations on behalf of our local community hospitals and schools.

Our goals are to contact local businesses to procure protective equipment donations and to spread the word about the PPE shortage. Additionally, we are fundraising and purchasing protective equipment to donate to in-need healthcare centers. 

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Our initiative is officially affiliated with GetUsPPE.

#GetUsPPE is a national non-profit organization that has delivered over 1 million pieces of PPE nationwide. Together, we are empowering and elevating the opportunities to deliver as much PPE as possible to our community hospitals and care facilities.

Meet Our Volunteers

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Ragini Luthra

Founder and

Strategy Lead

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Meera Dhodapkar

Founder, and

Hospital and Care Facilities Outreach

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Charlotte Poth

Hospitals and Care Facilities Outreach, and PPE manufacturers and distributors vetting

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Sreeja Kodali

Coordinate and onboard new volunteers,

and Local Business Outreach

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Amanda Liberman

Local Business Outreach Leader

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Tristan Furnary

Local Business Outreach

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Seungju Hwang

Local Business Outreach

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Sabrina Lacerda

Digital Marketing

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Patricia Xu

Social Media and Local Business Outreach

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Sophie Luyten

Local Business Outreach and Social Media

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Sam Craft

Local Business Outreach Leader

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Margaret Hedeman

Local Business Outreach

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Joshua Yan

Local Business Outreach

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Arielle Soldatenko

Local Business Outreach

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Scott Halperin

Local Business Outreach