LWR Kits

Our Church & The La Crosse Area Synod  are Joining with Lutheran World Relief to Send Much Needed Supplies to The People of Haiti who Lost their Homes & Families in the recent Earthquake.

If you want to participate in this much needed outreach, please bring in the items listed below for the Health Kit to your church. (Each church can decide if they are assembling their collected items into kits, or if individuals do this on their own.)

 

* HEALTH KITS  These Health kits can help refugees maintain personal hygiene while living in exile. 

THE FOLLOWING ITEMS NEED TO BE CONTAINED IN EACH HEALTH KIT.  THE LIST IS VERY SPECIFIC ~ PLEASE DO NOT ADD or SUBSTITUTE ANY ITEMS.

     One Hand Towel, solid dark color recommended

     One Washcloth, solid dark color recommended

     One Bath-size Soap Bar (4 to 5 oz.) of soap, any brand, in its original wrapping

     One Adult-size Toothbrush, in its original packaging

     One Sturdy Comb, remove packaging

     One Metal Nail File OR Nail Clippers with File Attached, remove packaging                                                                                                        

Do Not Substitute Cardboard Emery Boards for the File

     Six Band-Aids® (or similar brand), preferably 1/2″ to 3/4″; secure together with a rubber band

*  you can bring in a box of 10 Band-aids if this is easier.

Please Do Not Include Toothpaste!  Toothpaste will be added at the LWR warehouse prior to overseas shipment.

 

* SCHOOL KITS     These School kits will help children attend and learn in shelter schools while living in exile. 

THE FOLLOWING ITEMS NEED TO BE CONTAINED IN EACH SCHOOL KIT.   THE LIST IS VERY SPECIFIC ~ PLEASE DO NOT ADD or SUBSTITUTE ANY ITEMS.

     Notebooks: wide or college-ruled paper, 8″ x 10 ½” totaling approx 150-200 sheets.    No Loose-leaf Paper

     One Blunt Child Safety Scissors 

     One 30-centimeter Ruler, or a ruler with centimeters on one side and inches on the other

     One Small Pencil Sharpener

     Six New, Unsharpened #2 Pencils with erasers; secure together with a rubber band

     One Eraser approximately 2 ½” long

     12 sheets of Construction Paper in assorted colors 

     One Box of 16 or 24 Crayons

     One Sturdy Cloth Bag approximately 12″ X 14″ with cloth handles or drawstring closure                              

THANK YOU ~ MERCI !!!

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