School Supplies and Hygiene Items throughout the school year but especially July and August of each year.
Items needed include: School backpacks, notebook paper, pens/pencils, markers or colored pencils, crayons, folders, spiral notebooks, rulers, non-pointed scissors, glue, kindergarten paper, Kleenex, hygiene items, and Bibles. Hygiene items may include: soap (bar or liquid), shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrush, mouth wash, shave cream, deodorant, hair spray, comb/brush, wash cloth, razors, q-tips, cotton balls, lotion, manicure sets, women’s hygiene items, underclothes and socks for children. Please do not use travel or sample size items.
Place these items in a large zip-lock bag for distribution. Include a gospel tract and/or New Testament in a modern translation. If you prepare the hygiene pack for boys or girls, please identify that on the outside of the bag.
Kentucky Baptist Convention and Appalachian Regional Ministry receives and delivers donated school supplies, hygiene items, and Wal-Mart gift cards designated for helping children in Appalachia and throughout Kentucky. Working through local churches, ministry centers and Baptist Associations, the school supplies and hygiene items are given to children and youth identified as needing help