detail

Ready to Begin With Basics?

Host a Hygiene Kit Party

DURATION

30-60 Minutes

WHERE

For your safety, this activity would be held virtually, anywhere in your home.

WHEN

Throughout the year

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

Adult

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

DTST conducts outreach weekly to people who are living on the streets.  Having a travel-size, lightweight baggie containing shampoo, sunscreen, hand sanitizer and a wash cloth can be truly life saving. These kits are powerful and help empower our community.  

DESCRIPTION

Downtown Street Teams empowers individuals  and provides programs that are a stepping stone into employment, housing, and a better life.

Host a Hygiene Kit making party for our community of individuals working hard to obtain a better life!

These kits are travel size for people living on the streets. We conduct outreach weekly to people who are living on the streets, and having a travel-size, lightweight baggie containing shampoo, sunscreen, hand sanitizer and a wash cloth can be truly life saving. These kits are powerful.  


ITEMS NEEDED

Shampoo
Conditioner
Lotion
Soap
Toothbrush
Toothpaste
Deodorant
Razor
Comb
Tissue
Hand sanitizer
Gift cards (Walmart, SafeWay, etc)

Other suggestions: Feminine hygiene care
Band aids/first aid
Sunscreen
Hair ties
Deodorant
Brand new adult socks


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS


NEXT STEPS

Please contact Latisha Santos, Development & Events Coordinator, at latisha@streetsteam.org or (408) 318-0338.  Then, follow the step-by-step instructions!


WEBSITE


Sound like fun?VIEW INSTRUCTIONS to get started.
  1. Please contact Latisha Santos.
  2. Buy or get items donated (See required items list).
  3. Reach out to family and friends to join you for your Hygiene Kit Party!
  4. Schedule a day and time.
  5. Complete your kits.  Each kit should have the required items.
  6. Coordinate a drop off or mail out kits by contacting Latisha!
Sign up for this activity, add it to your logbook, and more in the Give Back app!