In-Gathering  Kits for 2018

Value: $11 per kit

School Kit Materials

  • One pair blunt scissors       Rount tips only    No plastic scissors
  • One box of 24 crayons        24 only
  • Three one-subject notebooks        No marble compostion books      No 3 or 5 subject notebooks
  • One pack of loose-leaf paper        100 - 200 page packets are acceptable        Wide or college rule accepted
  • One hand-held pencil sharpener    1-inch or longer     Remove from packaging
  • One ruler      12 inches or 30 centimeters long      Sturdy or flexible material accepted
  • Six unsharpened pencils
  • One eraser     Two inches or larger
  • One two-gallon re-sealable plastic bag

Assembly Instruction

  1. Stack all paper items on top of each other
  2. Place all loose items on top of paper                     Small loose items may be places ina smaller re-sealable bag
  3. Place kit inside of re-sealable bag & seal


Hygiene Kits

  • 1 hand towel (15x25  17x27 inches)   No kitchen, cleaning, microfiber towels)
  • 1 washcloth
  • 1 comb     must be sturdy with at least 6 inches of teeth. No pocket combs or picks. Rattail & combs without handles are acceptable but must have at least     6   inches of teeth
  • 1 toenail or fingernail clipper    (No emery boards or metal nail files)
  • Bath-size soap  (3 oz. bar or larger)    No Ivory or Jergen's soap. Do not remove from packaging1 a
  • 1 adult toothbrush   (Do not remove from packaging, personal advertising not acceptable)
  • 10 adhesive bandages   (3/4 by 3 inches)   Common household bandages acceptable


Important Notes

  1. All items must be new.
  2. Do not wash any of the items as they no longer will be considered new.
  3. Do not include any personal notes, money or additional materials in the kits.
  4. Contents of kits or the containers of kits should not be imprinted with cartoon characters, advertisements, religious, patriotic, military or camouflage symbols