Backpacks for Refugees

Backpacks for Refugees

Backpacks for refugees are back! Sunday September 29 after the 10:30 AM Mass we will again pack 30 backpacks again. Parishioners Carolyn Bell and Rachel Munger are coordinating this effort.

Backpacks and blankets will again be supplied. The St. Paul’s community needs to supply the following items listed below. Please bring the items to parish by Noon, Friday, September 27th to be organized to load the backpacks the following Sunday.

Donation list for Backpacks:

  • 30 quart sized Ziplock-style bags

  • 60 travel sized tooth brushes

  • 30 packages of hand wipes

  • 60 packages travel-sized tissues

  • 60-90 hair bands or scrunchies

  • 90 packages of fruit snacks

  • 60-90 small bags of trail mix

  • 90-120 granola bars

  • 60-90 packages of animal crackers

  • 60-90 packages of snacks ( peanut butter crackers, cheese crackers, etc.)

  • 30 bottles of water

  • 30 refillable water bottles

  • 30 coloring books and crayons

  • Small blanket (4x6)

Optional but highly recommended:

  • Small pocket English-Spanish Dictionary

  • Small stuff animal

Again, please bring these needed items to parish by Noon, Friday, September 27th.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church