Erickson Lutheran Church
ELW - 2013 Kits

School Pack

Something to brighten a student’s life where school supplies are scarce

3 notebooks (8x10 inch)
1 metric ruler (30cm)
6 unsharpened pencils with erasers
1 pencil sharpener
1 eraser
1 pack of 12 or 16 pencil crayons

Pack all items in a plastic bag, fold over and send.
Ideal for the We Care backpack.

Children’s Christmas Kit

1 toy (Solid rubber/foam ball, plush or durable toy not requiring batteries or assembly)
1 large writing pad (8x10 inch)
5 unsharpened pencils
1 pencil sharpener
1 eraser
1 metric ruler (30cm)
1 bar of soap (new & wrapped)
1 toothbrush (send toothpast separately)
1 hand towel (approx. 26inch / 66cm long)
1 washcloth
1 small wide-tooth comb
1 pocket pack of disposable tissues

Arrange all items, except the toy on the writing pad and place in a We Care bag. Fold over the top of the bag and secure with masking tape. Label the package by writing “Children’s Kit” on tape. Then attach the new toy using tape, ribbon, string or a rubber band to the outside of the We Care bag.

Soap

Collect used soap or make soap from kitchen grease.
Wrap clean dry, unwrapped pieces with nylon net, in plastic bags and fit into a box which will not weigh more than 40 pounds.

Quilts and blankets

Quilts should be 60” x80”

Children’s Kit

Something kids can proudly call their own.

1 large 8” x 10” writing pad
5 unsharpened pencils with erasers
1 metric ruler (30cm)
1 toothbrush
1 hand towel (approx. 26” long)
1 washcloth
1 bar of soap (new & wrapped)
1 small wide-tooth comb
1 pocket pack of disposable tissues
Arrange all items on the writing pad. Label “Children’s Kit”. Put into plastic bag, fold over and seal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal Kit

(Woman/Girl)
1 washcloth
1 hand towel (approx. 26 inch / 66cm long)
1 pocket pack of disposable tissues
1 bar of soap (new and wrapped)
1 toothbrush (send toothpaste separately)
1 blouse and 1 skirt OR 1 dress
1 sewing packet (needles, thread, buttons)

Pack items neatly in a We Care bag or backpack. Mark whether it is for a woman or girl and the size (S,M or L)

Personal Kit

(Man/Boy)
1 washcloth
1 hand towel (approx. 26 inch / 66cm long)
1 pocket pack of disposable tissues
1 bar of soap (new and wrapped)
1 toothbrush (send toothpaste separately)
1 sport or dress shirt and 1 pair of pants

Pack items neatly in a We Care bag or backpack. Mark whether it is for a man or boy and the size (S,M or L)

Hygiene Kit

Basic toiletries for someone who has lost everything

Arrange items on a piece of lightweight cardboard, 6x8 and
Secure with tape. Wrap in the towel, label “HYGIENE-KIT”,
and tie with string.

1 nail file 4”
1 small tube of Vaseline (leave in box)
1 pocket pack of disposable tissues
1 toothbrush
1 box of 12 band aid strips (3/4 x 3inch)
1 bar of soap (new & wrapped)
1 small wide-tooth comb
1 hand towel (approx. 26 inch / 66cm long)
1 washcloth

Sewing Kit

Invaluable when money is tight.

1 package hand sewing needles
3 yards of cotton/cotton blend
Solid or print material
1 spool matching thread
1 card of 6 buttons or 6 matching used buttons secured together
Wrap all notions inside the fabric and tie with string or strip of fabric. Place in a We Care bag or backpack.

Baby Bundles

Soft, warm and practical for mothers welcoming their newborns.

2 shirts
2 gowns (knit or flannel) or 2 light sleepers
2 receiving blankets (28”x36”)
2 wash cloths, 4 cloth diapers (27x27 inch, not the fitted kind)
1 sweater
2 safety pins

Wrap each bundle in one of the receiving blankets and secure with safety pins. Please do not wrap individual kits in plastic or place in individual boxes before placing in a We Care bag.