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Toiletry Kits and Cards for Veterans

DURATION

30-60 Minutes

WHERE

From the comfort of your own home. 

WHEN

Throughout the year

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

Adult

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

The kits will be distributed directly to Veterans and families in need across LA County. This helps share our appreciation for their service and let them know that they are cared for.

DESCRIPTION

UCLA/VA Veteran Family Center provides a warm and welcoming atmosphere for Veterans and their families. By assembling toiletry kits and making cards that we can distribute to those seeking services we communicate our appreciation for their service and let them know that they are cared for.

 

 


ITEMS NEEDED

1 kit includes the following: 

  • Gallon-size Ziploc bag(s)
  • travel size shampoo and conditioner
  • travel size body wash
  • deodorant
  • travel size lotion
  • small hand sanitizer
  • small back of tissues
  • toothbrush
  • toothpaste
  • note cards or card stock
  • markers/colored pencils to make cards
  • optional extras: anti-bacterial wipes, floss, lip balm, comb

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS


NEXT STEPS

Follow us for more great events. Check out our website at vfwc.ucla.edu! 

Please view instructions and required supplies list. 


WEBSITE


Sound like fun?VIEW INSTRUCTIONS to get started.
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  1. Purchase items on the required supplies list
  2. All donations are appreciated, but recommended amount is 5-10 kits
  3. Organize your items and place them in a gallon-size Zip-Loc bag
  4. Feel free to add in a note of encouragement or appreciation of service
  5. Once you've completed the kit(s), please email mllee@mednet.ucla.edu to coordinate shipment or drop-off of kits
  6. Thank you! 
  7. Be sure to let us know that you found this service activity through PGK
  8. Kindly fill out this PGK impact form when you’ve completed the activity
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