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Ready to Comfort The Sick?

Mission Packing Collection Drive

DURATION

More than 4 hours

WHERE

You choose the place: at home, at school, a local business or place of worship

WHEN

All year long

WHO NEEDS TO HELP

Class, Scout troop, sports team or other like-minded group of kids

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

Simple things such as new toothbrushes, crayons, bubbles and blankets that we can sometimes take for granted make a huge difference in the lives of the children we see in the countries we visit. The children are always so grateful and happy to receive the items we bring, and a little bit goes a long way!

DESCRIPTION

Help our team of surgeons, nurses, technicians and volunteers get ready for their next trips to developing countries to treat children requiring life-saving or life-mending surgeries by helping us pack for our missions.


ITEMS NEEDED

1. Boxes to collect items

2. Signs for the boxes listing what you are collecting and the collection period in which items may be donated


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS


NEXT STEPS

Decide when and where you will do your collection drive and follow the instructions provided. If you have questions or to set up a time to deliver your collected items, contact Helen Larimore at helen@mendingkids.org.


CONTACT INFO

(818) 843-6363

Sound like fun?VIEW INSTRUCTIONS to get started.

1. Identify the location at which you would like to do your collection.

2. Secure boxes and make signs listing the items you are collecting, how long your collection will last, and that the collected items will benefit children served by Mending Kids. Suggested items for collection include:

  • toothbrushes/toothpaste
  • coloring books and crayons
  • bubbles
  • small stuffed animals
  • blankets
  • small sports and/or bouncy balls
  • other small toys or hygiene products that might be fun for kids!

3. At the end of your collection period, pack your collected items into a box to be shipped to Mending Kids at  2307 W. Olive Avenue, Suite B, Burbank, CA 91506 or arrange a time with Helen Larimore to drop off your donations by sending an email to helen@mendingkids.org.

 

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