G4G DC + Central Union Mission (Virtual Hygiene Kit Packing)

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  • G4G DC + Central Union Mission (Virtual Hygiene Kit Packing)
    January 23, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Who: G4G DC + Central Union Mission

What: Making hygiene kits for the homeless

When: Saturday, January 23rd (6-7 PM)

Where: From the safety of your own home (via Zoom)

Additional Information: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, we are not holding any in-person volunteer projects until the spring. So we are holding a virtual event where participants can assemble health & wellness kits (from the comfort and safety of their homes).

We will meet via Zoom to be sociable and chat as we make the kits collectively (log-in details will be provided 24 hours beforehand).

We encourage everyone to make 10-15 kits in the course of the evening. The kits are very easy to assemble, and below is a list of recommended supplies to purchase. Participants are also encouraged to include a short message of inspiration for the recipient.

Once completed, these kits can be dropped-off at Central Union Mission (65 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001). You can drop them-off at the Front Desk or coordinate with their Volunteer Coordinator (Marc O’Brien) to set up a delivery time: mobrien@missiondc.org.

Thank you for helping now more than ever!
G4G Washington DC

 

Recommended Supplies:

Just take a quart-size, plastic Ziploc bag and fill it with any combination of the following:

  • 2-3 disposable masks
  • 2-3 pairs of disposable sanitary gloves
  • Antibacterial ointment (travel-size)
  • Packages of disposable alcohol prep pads (travel-size)
  • Petroleum jelly (travel-size)
  • Disposable tissues (travel-size)
  • Package of disposable antibacterial hand wipes (travel-size)
  • Package of disposable personal wipes (travel-size)
  • 2-3 disposable adhesive bandages
  • Small washcloth
  • Small bottle of water, juice, or Gatorade
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