Posted by Deb Barry

Immigration Kits that are being collected by Mennonite Central Committee Central States to aid released migrant detainees. Joanne Lehman from Summit has volunteered to be the collection point for our congregation and has assembled 20+ so far. If you would like to donate a kit, or only part of a kit, she will pull together the full kit and is arranging transportation to Kansas, where the kits are being gathered. All donations need to be given to Joanne by July 21.

CLOTHING~ Please compile packs sizes small, medium or large for both men and women. ~ 1 jogging suit (new, sweatpants and sweatshirt; can be purchased as separate items) ~ 1 t-shirt (new, crew or v-neck) ~ 1 pair of socks (new) ~ 1 pair of underwear (new)

MISCELLANEOUS ~ 1 pair of shoelaces (outdoor or sport style; any color) ~ 1 pen (black) ~ 1 small notebook ~ 1 adult size backpack or small duffel bag

HYGIENE PRODUCTS ~Please put these items in one-gallon closable plastic bag. ~ 1 washcloth ~ 1 bath towel ~ 1 adult-sized toothbrush (new; in package) ~ 1 small toothpaste (2.7-3.5 oz.) ~ 1 package bath wipes (premoistened soft wipes) ~ 1 razor (disposable) ~ 1 small shaving cream (2-3 oz.) ~ 1 comb (wide-tooth) ~ 1 small deodorant (2-3 oz.) ~ 1 small body lotion (2-3 oz.)

Please limit donations to these NEW items. Compile in backpacks or small duffel bags and mark them with a label stating “Male” or “Female” and also the clothing size “Small, Medium or Large.”


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