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Lunch Bags With a Smile

DURATION

Less than 30 Minutes

WHERE

This project can be done in your home! 

WHEN

Throughout the year

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

Adult may be needed to purchase the bags and help deliver or mail to our facility

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

A decorated lunch bag helps bring a smile and feelings of joy to someone who may not have contact with others throughout their day.

DESCRIPTION

Our goal of is to help homebound, elderly, veterans and disabled persons maintain a sense of independence, with an improved quality of life while remaining in their own homes.

Decorate size 10 (brown and/or white) lunch bags with pictures, flowers, etc. to help brighten a senior's day.


ITEMS NEEDED

  • Size 10 white or brown lunch bags
  • Crayons, pencils, markers, etc. to decorate
  • Mailing envelope/package (if sending via mail)

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS


NEXT STEPS

Purchase size 10 white or brown lunch bags. Then grab your crayons, markers, colored pencils, etc. and let your inner artist start creating.  See the step-by-step instructions for details!


WEBSITE


Sound like fun?VIEW INSTRUCTIONS to get started.
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  1. Purchase size 10 lunch bags (white or brown).
  2. Decorate the bags with pictures or designs of your choice. (Please no glitter on the bags, as they will hold food items.) Feel free to add inspiring messages too!
  3. Drop off or mail your finished bags to: 317 Termino Ave, Long Beach, CA 90814 (We're located downstairs in the fellowship hall of the Belmont Heights United Methodist Church.)
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