This month we are collecting shoe boxes filled with the following items for UMCOR's Christmas Gift Boxes for Developing Nation Children.
Pick up your empty box on Sundays in June
EVERY ITEM SHOULD BE NEW - A GIFT OF LOVE TO THESE KIDDOS :)
ALL BOXES NEED:
1 pair of Flip Flops , 1-2 pair Underwear, 1-2 pair of Socks
1 (3-5oz) bar of soap, new wash cloth, toothbrush and small toothpaste
1 Comb (large teeth)
Appropriately sized Shorts & T shirt
Girls 8-12yrs: include Training Bra
4-6 minimum of items (or similar) as listed below to FILL THE BOX:
One Small Hand Mirror
Hot Wheel/Matchbox Cars
One Small Doll
One Small Sport Ball
One Small Stuffed Toy
One Yoyo (Duncan brand (7-12 yrs) or One Jump Rope (5 yrs +) Nail Grooming Kit (12 year olds)
Small Hard Rubber Balls (5 years and older: 2-3 in small bag)
Ponytail Holders, Barrettes etc. (5-8 in a small plastic bag)
4-6 Pencils, Pencil Sharpener, Small Pad of Paper (7 years +)
4-6 Colored Pencils, Pencil Sharpener, Small Pad of Paper (7 years +) One Child Development or Educational Card Game (2-6 years).
Please note: 1 small packs of tissues or 6-10 band aids may be included as a filler or an extra. These items are not considered gifts.
PLEASE DO NOT INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
NO Swimming Suits, Long Sleeve Shirts, Long Pants, Pajamas
NO Food, Candy or Chewing Gum of Any Kind
NO Liquids of Any Kind. No Shampoo, Hand Sanitizer, Lotion Etc.
NO Toy Guns, Weapons, Soldiers, NO WAR TOYS
NO Playing Cards, NO Dominos (Can be used for gambling)
NO Sport Cards, NO Books/Games (Most are in English and the children don’t understand what these are)