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Duration

Multi-day

Directions

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How Often Is This Offered?

Daily

Age Range

  • 3rd - 5th
  • 6th - 8th
  • High School

Help Required

Adult

Description

Downtown Street Teams empowers individuals  and provides programs that are a stepping stone into employment, housing, and a better life. Host a Hygiene Kit making party for our community of individuals working hard to obtain a better life! These kits are travel size for people living on the streets. We conduct outreach weekly to people who are living on the streets, and having a travel-size, lightweight baggie containing shampoo, sunscreen, hand sanitizer and a wash cloth can be truly life saving. These kits are powerful.  

What's Needed To Complete

Shampoo Conditioner Lotion Soap Toothbrush Toothpaste Deodorant Razor Comb Tissue Hand sanitizer Gift cards (Walmart, SafeWay, etc) Other suggestions: Feminine hygiene care Band aids/first aid Sunscreen Hair ties Deodorant Brand new adult socks

Special Requirements

None

How It Makes A Difference

DTST conducts outreach weekly to people who are living on the streets. Having a travel-size, lightweight baggie containing shampoo, sunscreen, hand sanitizer and a wash cloth can be truly life saving. These kits are powerful and help empower our community.  

Where to Serve

From Home/Anywhere*

Instructions

Please contact Latisha Santos, Development & Events Coordinator, at latisha@streetsteam.org or (408) 318-0338. Buy or get items donated (See required items list). Reach out to family and friends to join you for your Hygiene Kit Party! Schedule a day and time. Complete your kits. Each kit should have the required items. Coordinate a drop off or mail out kits by contacting Latisha!

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