Youth Collecting Items for Emergency Cleanup Buckets

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The youth are working on a service project to collect items for the Brethren Disaster Ministries (BDM) which works with Church World Service (CWS) to supply clean-up buckets and baby care kits to people around the world.

It seems like there is some kind of crisis with a tornado, hurricane, typhoon, earthquake, flood around the world at any given time. BDM and CWS always try to respond.  Our congregation has supplied BDM with buckets, baby care kits, school kits, hygene kits and other supplies through the years.

Buy any of the items listed below and give them to the youth.  Youth representatives Caleb, Joel and Mulgetta are heading up this project.

Emergency Cleanup Bucket supply list:

1- five gallon bucket with resealable lid
5 – scouring pads
7 – sponges, assorted sizes
1 – scrub brush
18 – cleaning towels (reusable, like Easy Wipes)
1 – 50-78 oz. box of dry laundry detergent
1 – 12 oz. bottle of liquid concentrated household cleaner (like Lysol)
1 – 25 oz. bottle liquid disinfectant dish soap (like Dawn)
1 – package of 48-50 clothespins
clothesline, (2) 50 foot or (1) 100 foot
5 – dust masks
2 – pairs latex gloves (like Platex)
1 – pair work gloves
28-bag roll of heavy duty trash bags (30-45 gallon)
1 6-9 oz. bottle of insect repellent (pump, drops or lotion, not aerosol)

Please provide all liquids in new, unopened plastic bottles. Be sure to send only new materials. Place all items in the plastic bucket, making sure they are packed securely to avoid damage during shipment, and seal lid with packing tape.

Clean-up Bucket value $56
Processing/Shipping Cost $3 per bucket

Cash/Check donations will also be accepted to purchase items needed to complete buckets.  Please ear-mark your check or envelope with Youth Disaster Relief Project payable to the University Park Church of the Brethren.

For more information contact the church office.

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