Southside is a grassroots, all-volunteer organization and can’t exist without support from the community! Any amount helps support the health and well-being of people who use drugs in MN, and of our communities at large.
Take a look at the bottom of the page to see the breakdown of a basic kit!
One Time Donation
Syringe exchanges are one of the most effective public health strategy in terms of cost and effectiveness but they are underfunded! Any amount is not only appreciated but your money goes a long way<3
One kit includes the following and the all of the following cost about $4
- 20 clean syringes
- 30-40+ alcohol wipes
- These are used to clean
- 3 cookers
- These are used to mix the drug and heat the drug up. Heating drugs up helps dissolve the drug in water and it kills bacteria!
- 3 tourniquet
- Helps access veins. Less misses, less infections, less damage to veins!
- Used to filter out particulate matter that is mixed into drugs.
- Band aids
- Everyone loves em!
- Clean water
- Reduces exposure to harmful bacteria.
- Antibiotic cream
Buy a kit for someone today!