Lutheran World Relief

Baby Care Kits

  • Long or short sleeved gowns or sleepers (without feet)
  • Receiving Blankets (cotton, flannel, crocheted or knitted with lightweight yarn– up to 52” square)
  • Jackets, sweaters or sweatshirt with hood (or include a baby cap)
  • Socks
  • Hand towels (dark color recommended)
  • Bath-size bars of gentle soap (8 to 9 oz.) – Must be in original wrapping

Guidelines

  • Sizes between 6 to 24 months
  • Onesies can be cut and hemmed or serged to make a simple t-shirt
  • Rompers or top/pants sets may be substituted for sleepers
  • Gently used, clean clothing/blankets (no stains or rips) may be substituted for new ones. It is especially important that the items be in excellent condition, as used clothing is difficult to get through customs in many countries.
  • Be sure to shop for light-weight towels, which are easier for recipients to hand wash/air dry
  • Please do not donate items with any religious symbols, messages or group name
  • Please do not donate any items decorated with a U.S. flag, patriotic or military symbols or references to the armed forces (including camouflage)

School Kits

  • 70-sheet notebooks (wide or college ruled)
  • 30-centimeter rulers or rulers with centimeters on one side and inches on the other
  • Pencil sharpeners
  • Blunt scissors
  • Unsharpened #2 pencils with erasers
  • Black or blue ballpoint pens (no gel ink)
  • Boxes of Crayons (16 or 24)
  • 2 ½” erasers

Guidelines

  • Please give new items only
  • Please do not donate items with any religious symbols, messages or group name
  • Please do not donate any items decorated with a U.S. flag, patriotic or military symbols or references to the armed forces (including camouflage)

 Personal Care Kits

  • Light-weight bath towel (dark color recommended) – Size should be between 20” x 40” and 52” x 27”
  • Bars of Soap (8-9 oz) – must be in original wrapping
  • Toothbrushes in original packaging
  • Combs
  • Metal nail clippers

Guidelines

  • Be sure to shop for light-weight towels, which are easier for recipients to hand wash/air dry
  • Please give new items only
  • Please do not donate items with any religious symbols, messages or group name
  • Please do not donate any items decorated with a U.S. flag, patriotic or military symbols or references to the armed forces (including camouflage)

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