Jun
15

Health & School Kit Drive

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Health Kit Materials

1 hand towel

15 x 25 inches to 17 x 27 inches;

Kitchen, cleaning, and microfiber  towels not acceptable.

1 washcloth

1 comb

Comb needs to be sturdy and longer than 6 inches long

No pocket combs or picks please;  Rattail combs and combs without

handles are acceptable with a minimum of 6 inches of teeth.

1 metal nail file or nail clippers

No emery boards, please.

1 bath-size soap

3 oz. and larger sizes only;

No Ivory or Jergens soap due to moisture content;

Do not remove from packaging.

1 toothbrush

Adult size only;

Do not remove from original packaging.

6 adhesive bandages

¾ inch to 1 inch-size

Common household Band-Aids.

1 plastic bag

One-gallon size sealable bag only.

$1.00 to purchase toothpaste

 

School Kit

(Value: $ 11.00)

1pair blunt scissors

3 pads of paper

no composition books

1 hand held pencil sharpener

must be at least one inch long

remove from packaging

 

1 30 centimeter ruler

hard or flexible

cartoon characters are acceptable

no advertisements please

6 unsharpened pencils

no advertisements, religious, patriotic, military or camouflage symbols please

cartoon characters are acceptable

1 2 ½ inch eraser

no advertisements, religious, patriotic, military or camouflage symbols please

cartoon characters are acceptable

1 24 count box of crayons

only 24 count boxes please

1 – 14”x16” cloth bag

homemade or purchased bags are both acceptable

Heavy duty fabric only‐ denim, corduroy, drapery fabric etc.

no advertisements, religious, patriotic, military or camouflage symbols please

closures are optional but must be

 buttons, snaps or Velcro sewn in middle

of opening if used

 

A pattern for the bag can be found on the internet at www.umcor.org. Go to “How To Give” at the top of the page and scrolldown to “Relief Supplies”. Click on “Relief Supplies” and scroll down until you find the “School Kit” section. Click on “sewing patterns”.