For the month of August we have a mission opportunity that will provide hygiene and school kits to families and communities in need around the world!
The kits donated will be distributed by Church World Service.
Listed below are the items that are needed to assemble the kits. Feel free to bring items each Sunday in August to church.
CWS Hygiene Kit Supplies needed:
- One hand towel measuring approximately 15”x 28” to 16”x 32” (no fingertip, bath, dish towel or micro-fiber)
- One washcloth
- One wide-tooth comb removed from the package
- One finger nail or toe nail clipper removed from the package
- One bath size bar of soap in the wrapper
- One toothbrush in the package
- Ten standard size Band-aids
All items need to fit inside a one-gallon plastic zipper closure bag. Remove the excess air from the bag and seal before boxing. Do not add any extra items or toothpaste. A tube of extended expiration date toothpaste will be added to each Hygiene Kit just prior to its journey.
CWS School Kit Supplies needed:
- One pair of blunt scissors removed from the package (rounded tip, only)
- Three 70-count bound notebooks or notebooks totaling 200-210 pages (No loose-leaf or filler paper)
- One 30-centimeter 12” ruler
- One hand-held pencil sharpener removed from the package
- One large eraser (no pencil cap erasers)
- Six new, unsharpened pencils with erasers removed from the package
- One box of 24 crayons (only 24)
- One 12”x14” to 14”x17” finished size cotton or lightweight, solid colored
- Canvas bag with cloth handles (no logos). (no reusable shopping bags or backpacks)
All items must be packed inside of the cloth bag. To purchase an affordable bag, visit: www.myshopangel.com.
Thanks in advance for your generous support!