As we get closer to the gathering, its time to start gathering supplies that will help to create a healthy gathering for everyone. There are two areas of the gathering where buying supplies helps create good health for gathering participants: CALM and Water Crew.
CALM is the Center for Alternative Living Medicine. Every year, individuals donated thousands of dollars of supplies and cash to buy supplies to make sure that we can provide free medical care to anyone who needs or wants it. CALM provides all sorts of boo boo related things: band aids, tampons, etc. But more importantly, we have amazing medical doctors, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, emergency medical technicians, herbalists, acupuncturists and massage therapy professionals who take come to the gathering to share their skills with the world (or at least the part of the world that comes to the gathering.