UMCOR Hygiene Kit

Providing basic necessities to people who have been forced to leave their homes because of human conflict or natural disaster. Hygiene kits are also used as learning tools in personal hygiene, literacy, nutrition and cooking classes.

Kit Value: $12 per kit

Assembly & Shipping Instructions

Hygiene Kit Materials

  • One hand towel (15 x 25 –17 x 27 inches)
    • No kitchen, cleaning, or microfiber towels

  • One washcloth
    • No kitchen, cleaning, or microfiber towels

  • One comb
    • Must be sturdy with at least 6 inches of teeth
    • No pocket combs or picks
    • Rattail and combs without handles are acceptable 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 center 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, remove 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.

Packing Instructions

  • Complete two packing lists, one for the box and one for your records.
  • Place the shipping label/packing list on the outside of the box.
  • Please send a check to Sager Brown for the total amount of hygiene kits times $2 per kit for the cost of toothpaste and shipping. One check may be written for all of the kits.