Make and Donate

Cleaning Kits

  • One five-gallon round bucket with resealable lid (14.35” h x 12.19” w x 12.19” d)
    • No screw lids
    • May be used, but must be free from all residual product
    • Advertisements on the outside acceptable
  • One 32-64 oz. bottle liquid laundry detergent
  • One 16-40 oz. bottle liquid concentrate houshold cleaner
    • No spray cleaners
  • One 16-34 oz. bottle dish soap
  • One 4-8 oz. pump spray air freshner (three solid, or three gel freshners also acceptable)
  • One 6-14 oz. pump spray insect repellent (pack of 10-20 wipes also acceptable)
    • Pump spray bottles must have protective covers
  • One scrub brush
    • With or without handle
  • 18 re-use cleaning wipes
    • No terrycloth, microfiber or paper towels 
    • Remove from packaging
  • Five scouring pads sponges
    • No stainless steel pads with soap in them 
    • Remove from packaging
  • 36-50 clothespins
  • One 50-100 ft. clothesline (cotton or plastic line)
  • 24 roll of heavy-duty trash bags (33-45 gallon sizes) 
    • Remove from packaging
  • Five N95 particulate respirator dust masks (1-3 mm thickness) 
    • No surgical masks
  • Two pairs kitchen gloves
    • Durable for multiple uses
    • Remove from packaging
  • One pair work gloves
    • Cotton with leather palm or all leather

Assembly Directions

  • Place all liquid items in the bucket first.
  • Place remaining items in the bucket fitting them around and between the liquid items. 
  • Scouring pads and trash bags can be separated in order to fit all of the items in the bucket. 
  • Clothes pins may also be placed in a small re-sealable bag.
  • Secure the lid on the filled bucket. 

Important Notes

  • All items must be new with the exception of the bucket and lid.
  • All cleaning agents must be liquid form. No powders are accepted.
  • If items have been omitted, label bucket. Please indicate which items are missing. 
  • Sponges have been removed from the list of supplies due to the challange of locating the non-celluslose spongese that prevent mildew. Non-cellulose sponges will be added to each bucket upon arrival at the affilaite warehouse.
  • Do not include any personal notes, money or additonal material in the kits. 
  • Contents of kits or the containers of kits should not be imprintet with cartoon characters, advertisments, religious, patriotic, military or camouflage symbols. 

School Kits

  • One pair blunt scissors
    • Round tip only
    • No plastic scissors
  • One box of 24 crayons
    • Only 24-count boxes are accepted
  • Three one-subject notebooks
    • No marble composition 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 Directions

  • Stack all paper items on top of each other.
  • Place all loose items on top of paper. (Small loose items may be placed in a smaller re-sealable bag.)
  • Place kit inside of re-sealable bag and seal.

Important Notes

  • Homemade or purchased cloth tote bags are no longer being accepted.
  • All items must be new.
  • Please do not include any personal notes, money or additional materials in the kits.
  • Contents of kits or the containers of kits should not be imprinted with cartoon characters, advertisements, religious, patriotic, military or camouflage symbols.

Hygiene Kits

  • One hand towel (15 x 25 –17 x 27 inches)
    • No kitchen, cleaning, or microfiber towels 
  • One washcloth
  • One comb
    • Must be sturdy with at least 6 inches of teeth
    • No pocket combs or picks
    • Rattail and comba without handles are accetable but must have at least 6 inches of teeth
  • One 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 packaging
  • One adult toothbrush
    • Do not remove from packaging
    • Personal advertising not acceptable
  • 10 adhesive bandages (¾ by 3 inches)
    • Common household bandages acceptable 
  • One one-gallon size re-sealable bag

Assembly Directions

  • Lay hand towel flat on a table.
  • Lay the washcloth in the senter of the hand towel.
  • Place all remaining items on top of the washcloth (except the plastic bag). 
  • Fold the sides of the hand towel to cover the items.
  • Grasp the bundle tightly and roll over the remainder of the towel. 
  • Place the tightly rolled bundle in the plastic bag, remover air, and seal.  

Important Notes

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