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Ready to Help Other Kids?

Hope and Comfort Hygiene Kit Packing Event

DURATION

2-4 hours

WHERE

At your home, office or school, or perhaps at a birthday or holiday party in lieu of gifts

WHEN

Throughout the year

WHO NEEDS TO HELP

Adult facilitation may be required to organize purchasing of items and delivery of completed kits

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

We distribute hygiene kits throughout the year to youth in need so the hygiene kits you pack and deliver to us will quickly get into the hands of young people who often have to start the day without soap, toothpaste, deodorant and other basic hygiene items.

DESCRIPTION

Collect hygiene items and pack them into hygiene kits that can be brought to our office. Kits will be distributed to young people in need throughout Greater Boston through schools and other youth-serving organizations.


ITEMS NEEDED

1. Full-size, unused, unexpired:

  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrush

 

2. Gallon size storage bags


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

None


NEXT STEPS

Collect or purchase full size soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrush and a gallon storage bag. See below step-by-step instructions or contact Pat Flaherty at PFlaherty@HopeandComfort.org for questions or more information.


CONTACT INFO

(617) 795-1608

Sound like fun?VIEW INSTRUCTIONS to get started.
  1. For each hygiene kit, you will need to start by collecting or purchasing a full-size, unused, unexpired soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste and toothbrush.
  2. Place one of each item into a gallon storage bag such as a Ziploc or Hefty bag.
  3. Seal the bag, place in a box or bin and when all kits are packed they are ready to be delivered to Hope and Comfort! Please see our contact info to arrange a date and time to deliver the items to our office in Needham.
  4. You can also see our activity about making well-wish cards to go with the kits with inspirational notes for children receiving the hygiene kits.
Sign up for this activity, add it to your logbook, and more in the YouthGive app!