The very simple gesture of giving a Personal Care Kit or (Basket of promise)
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can give someone the encouragement to start anew, starting with a bath. You can share God’s grace and love by providing that simple comfort.
For the months of March and April we will be accepting the various contents to make up Personal Care Kits (as a Lenten project called Baskets of promise) and we will also accept fully completed kits.Please put your donations in the wooden cabinet in the lobby near the elevator.
- Please give new items only, except where otherwise noted
- Please do not donate items with any religious symbols, messages or your congregation’s name.
- Please do not donate any items decorated with a U.S. flag, patriotic or military symbols, or references to the armed forces, including camouflage.
What to Include
There will be a board with Posted Notes in the Lobby. Each posted will contain a needed item, please take them and supply the item from the note.
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.
Include the following items in each Personal Care Kit:
One light-weight bath-size towel (between 20"×40" & 52"×27"), dark color recommended
Two bath-size bars (4 to 5 oz.) of soap, 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