UMCOR Health Kits

You can donate a Health Kit to the United Methodist Committee on Relief. The Health Kits are sent to people, including Afghanistan refugees, who do not have access to many essential supplies for everyday life. When people have the wherewithal to maintain personal hygiene, their overall health improves.  

Health Kit Contents:  

v     1 hand towel (15” x 25” up to 17” x 27”). No kitchen towels.

v     1 washcloth

v     1 comb (large and sturdy, not pocket-sized)

v     1 nail file or fingernail clippers (no emery boards or toenail clippers)

v     1 bath-size bar of soap (3 oz. and up)

v     1 toothbrush (single brushes only in original wrapper, no child-size brushes)

v     6 adhesive plastic strip sterile bandages 6 adhesive plastic strip sterile bandages

v    $1.00 to purchase toothpaste

Set the $1.00 for toothpaste aside to be included in a separate envelope. Lay out the hand towel flat on a table. Lay the washcloth flat in the center of the hand towel. Place all remaining items on top of the wash cloth. Fold over the sides of the hand towel to cover all of the items. Fold over one end of the hand towel so that it covers all of the items. Grasp the bundle of items tightly and roll over the remainder of the hand towel tightly. Place the tightly rolled bundle in the plastic bag. Remove as much air as possible and seal the bag.

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