Baby Care Kit:
*Two lightweight cotton t-shirts (no onesies)
*Two long- or short-sleeved gowns or sleepers (without feet)
*Two receiving blankets, medium-weight cotton or flannel, or crocheted or knitted with lightweight yarn, up to 52” square
*Four cloth diapers, flat fold preferred; Two diaper pins or large safety pins
*One jacket, sweater or sweatshirt with a hood, or include a baby cap
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Two pairs of socks
*One hand towel, dark color recommended
*Two or three bath-size bars of soap equaling up to 8-9 oz, any brand, in original wrapping; no mini or hotel-size bars
*Two diaper pins or large safety pins

Do not add other items or leave out any of the items listed. Gently used, clean items (no stains or tears) can be substituted for new ones. Wrap items in one of the receiving blankets and secure with diaper pins. Do not enclose the kit or any of its contents in plastic bags.

Personal Care Kit:
*One light-weight bath-size towel (between 20″×40″ & 52″×27″), dark color recommended
*Two or three bath-size bars of soap equaling up to 8-9 oz, any brand, in original wrapping
*One adult-size toothbrush in its original packaging*
*One sturdy comb, remove packaging
*One metal nail clippers (attached file optional), remove packaging

 

Wrap all the items in the towel and tie securely with ribbons or yarn
*Toothbrush multi-packs may be used by sealing an individual toothbrush in a business-size envelope; no plastic bags or wrap

Do not add other items or leave out any of the items listed. All items should be new and in good condition. Do not enclose the kit or any of its contents in plastic bags.

 

Fabric Kit:

*Two pieces of cotton or cotton-blend fabric (no knits of 100% polyester). Each piece should match one of the sizes below:

2¼ yards of 60” wide fabric, or

3 yards of 44” wide fabric, or

4 yards of 36” wide fabric

*Two spools of neutral-colored, general purpose thread, 250-300 yards each

 

Fabric should have no stains or holes. Pieces do not need to match in size or color/pattern. Fold thread and one piece of fabric inside second fabric piece and tie with yarn, sturdy string, ribbon or a strip of fabric. Do not enclose the Fabric Kit or any of its contents in a plastic bag.

Please give new items only, except where otherwise noted

Please do not donate items with any religious symbols, messages or your congregation’s name or items decorated with a U.S. flag, patriotic or military symbols, or references to the armed forces, including camouflage

 

School Kit:
*Four 70-sheet notebooks of wide- or college-ruled paper approximately 8” X 10½”; no loose-leaf paper
*One 30-centimeter ruler, or a ruler with centimeters on one side and inches on the other
*One pencil sharpener
*One pair of blunt scissors (safety scissors with embedded steel blades work well)
*Five unsharpened #2 pencils with erasers; secure together with a rubber band
*Five black or blue ballpoint pens (no gel ink); secure together with a rubber band
*One box of 16 or 24 crayons
*One 2½” eraser
*One sturdy drawstring backpack-style cloth bag, approximately 14”x17”, with shoulder straps (no standard backpacks)