We are collecting health, baby and school kits to send to the victims of the Oklahoma tornadoes!

Please pray for people in Oklahoma affected by recent tornadoes. We are collecting health, baby and school kits for UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief). UMCOR responds to people in need and distributes these kits with basic items. Outreach Ministry and UMW (United Methodist Women) will help us gather and send these to the depot in Salt Lake City. See the attached list for items needed or cost to donate. Please bring to church by June 9th. Contact the church with any questions.
Layette Kit
Value: $ 35.00

6 cloth diapers
pre-folded or plain diapers only
no disposable diapers
2 shirts
undershirts or onesies
2 wash cloths
infant size only
no adult wash cloths
2 gowns or sleepers
2 diaper pins
must have protective plastic closures
no regular safety pins
1 sweater or jacket
must open from the front
may be hand knitted, crocheted or sewn
hooded sweatshirts are acceptable
2 receiving blankets
30” x 30” or 30” x 32” sizes only
no crib blankets please

Important Notes
‐ All items must be new.
‐ Do not wash any of the items as they will be
considered used.
‐ Please remove all packaging.
‐ All emergency kits are carefully planned to make them
usable in the greatest number of situations.
Since strict rules often govern product entry into international countries, it is important that kits contain only the requested items – nothing more.
‐ DO NOT include any personal notes, money or additional material in the kits. These things must be painstakingly removed and will delay the shipment.

Health Kits
Value: $ 12.00

1 hand towel
15” x 25” to 17”x 27”
kitchen, cleaning and microfiber towels not acceptable
1 washcloth
1 comb
• comb needs to be sturdy
no pocket combs or picks please
• rattail combs and combs without handles are
acceptable
1 metal nail file or clipper
no emery boards or toenail clippers please
1 bath size soap
3 oz. and larger sizes only do not remove from original
packaging
1 toothbrush
adult size only
do not remove from original packaging
6 adhesive bandages
3/4” to 1″ size
common household band aids
1 plastic bag
one gallon size sealable bags only
$1.00 to purchase toothpaste

Important Notes
‐ All items must be new.
‐ Do not wash any of the items as they will be considered
used.
‐ Please remove all packaging.
‐ All emergency kits are carefully planned to make them usable in the greatest number of situations. Since strict rules often govern product entry into international countries, it is important that kits contain only the requested items – nothing more.
‐ DO NOT include any personal notes, money or additional material in the kits. These things must be painstakingly removed and will delay the shipment.
School Kit
Value: $ 11.00
1 pair blunt scissors
rounded tip only
no plastic scissors please
3 pads of paper
8 1/2 x 11 spiral notebooks or top-bound pads
150 sheets of loose leaf can be substituted for 1 pad
combinations of spiral, top bound or loose leaf is acceptable
no composition books
1 hand held pencil sharpener
must be at least one inch long
remove from packaging
1 ‐ 30 centimeter ruler
hard or flexible
cartoon characters are acceptable
no advertisements please
6 unsharpened pencils
no advertisements, religious, patriotic, military or camouflage symbols please
cartoon characters are acceptable
1 ‐ 2 1/2 inch eraser
no advertisements, religious, patriotic, military or camouflage symbols please
cartoon characters are acceptable
1 ‐ 24 count box of crayons
only 24 count boxes please
1 – 14”x16” cloth bag
• home made or purchased bags are both acceptable
• heavy duty fabric only‐ denim, corduroy, drapery fabric etc.
• no advertisements, religious, patriotic, military or camouflage
symbols please
• closures are optional but must be buttons, snaps or Velcro
sewn in middle of opening if used

Important Notes
‐ All items must be new.

UNITED METHODIST COMMITTEE
ON RELIEF (UMCOR)

United Methodist Women are responding to a Conference request that UMCOR Kits be assembled and available to be taken to the Annual Conference in mid-June.
These kits are taken to people in places for emergency relief. We are alerting SAINT PAUL’s membership of the necessary items for the 3 most needed kits. There are other kits that are always in need, and we will provide a current list of those in the April Newsletter. Both supplies and monetary donations are needed. Talk to Elsa Ilagan, Cheryl Harmon, Judy Huff or Billie Thoresen if you have questions. Monetary donations go to Elsa Ilagan, Treasurer.
People receiving these kits will give God thanks for our help as they struggle to cope with their situations.
SAINT PAUL United Methodist Women

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