Berks nurse heading to Ukraine to ship provides, deal with the wounded

READING, Pa. – TowerDirect nurse Jean Ebersole is packing medical provides and even hard-to-find specialty gadgets forward of her journey to assist the folks of Ukraine.

“When the battle began, I used to be kind of considering it could be one thing I would be okay with doing,” stated Ebersole.

Ebersole will likely be teaming up with members of the ministry, known as the Armada Community. She will likely be treating civilians and troopers as combating in Ukraine nears three months.

She stated she came upon in regards to the group by means of her husband, who has a buddy main the group.

“For him to say you must do that, I used to be like that is type of an indication, so I checked into it and so they stated yeah, we are able to use your assist,” stated Ebersole.

Ebersole will likely be coming into a battle zone for the very first time with a bulletproof vest and helmet. This comes after a number of journeys abroad to catastrophe zones to offer care, like her journey to Haiti.

“They’re placing me in like a hospital there that’s inside vary of a few of the motion,” she stated.

Among the many folks she will likely be treating are these with persistent well being points. A Tower Well being physician is working with the Studying Hospital Basis to prepare a donation drive to assist the households and youngsters of Ukraine. Ebersole stated Ukraine is the place she feels she belongs.

“Everyone seems to be like be protected, be protected and I am like look, if I am the place God desires me to be that is the most secure place for me to be. So, in idea if I am going over there and that is God’s will then I am safer there than I’d be right here,” stated Ebersole.

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