Wednesday, April 12, 2006

School Kits to be Collected for NYC Sunday Offering

NYC and Church World Service are teaming up to collect Gift of the Heart School Kits as an offering during the Sunday evening worship celebration. The school kits collected will give children in impoverished schools, refugee camps, or other difficult settings some of the basic tools needed for learning. Each donation must include exactly the materials listed below and will also require $2 to cover processing/shipping. Each kit should be packed in the cloth bag that is included in the list of supplies.
  • One pair of blunt scissors
  • Pads or notebooks of ruled paper 8-1/2" X 11", containing 140-200 sheets of paper. No filler paper, please.
  • One 30-centimeter ruler (12")
  • One pencil sharpener
  • Six new pencils with erasers
  • One large eraser
  • Twelve sheets colored construction paper
  • One box of 24 crayons
  • One 12" x 14" finished size, cloth bag with cloth handles and a closure (Velcro, snap, or button)
For more information, please visit the NYC website:

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