WELCA Collecting Baby Care Kits for LWR

WELCA Collecting Baby Care Kits for LWR

During January and February, the Women of the ELCA will be collecting items needed for Lutheran World Relief for the Baby Care Kits. We hope you will consider donating some of the kit pieces listed below. The items requested provide only the Basic Necessities that will help a mother keep her baby warm and clean. Clothing items must be for sizes 6 months-24 months; they don’t have to be new/gently used/clean items/ (no stains or tears) can be substituted for new items.

  • Lightweight cotton t-shirts (No onesies)
  • Long or short sleeved gowns/sleepers without feet (Top and pant sets or pajamas may be substituted for
  • Gowns/sleepers; sleepers with feet can be donated and WELCA members will cut off the feet and hem the legs).
  • Receiving blankets, medium-weight cotton or flannel, crocheted or knitted with lightweight yarn, up to “52” sq. (Fleece blankets are no longer accepted)
  • Cloth diapers (Walmart and Amazon have Gerber 10 pack cloth diapers for approximately $10; You can also sew diapers from flannel material or old t-shirts For instructions visit https://lwr.org/downloads/diaper-tip-sheet
  • Hand towels, dark color recommended
  • Bath-size bars of gentle soap, in original wrapping
  • Diaper pins or large safety pins

For more information on Baby Care Kits please visit
https://lwr.org/kits/baby-care-kits/instructions.

Donations can be dropped off in the WELCA Room or the Lutheran World Relief plastic tub located outside the Church Office.

Thank you for SERVING OTHERS!

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