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Duration

1 - 2 hrs

Directions

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How Often Is This Offered?

Daily

Age Range

  • K - 2nd
  • 3rd - 5th
  • 6th - 8th
  • High School

Help Required

Adult

Description

Our goal is to help homebound, older adults, veterans and disabled persons maintain a sense of independence, with an improved quality of life while remaining in their own homes. Decorate size 10 (brown and/or white) lunch bags with pictures, flowers, etc. to help brighten a older adult's day.

What's Needed To Complete

Size 10 white or brown lunch bags Crayons, pencils, markers, etc. to decorate Mailing envelope/package (if sending via mail)

Whose Help Is Required

An adult may be needed to purchase the bags and help deliver or mail to our facility

Special Requirements

None

How It Makes A Difference

A decorated lunch bag helps bring a smile and feelings of joy to someone who may not have contact with others throughout their day!

Where to Serve

From Home/Anywhere*

Instructions

Purchase size 10 lunch bags (white or brown). Decorate the bags with pictures or designs of your choice. (Please no glitter on the bags, as they will hold food items.) Feel free to add inspiring messages too! Drop off or mail your finished bags to: 317 Termino Ave, Long Beach, CA 90814 (We're located downstairs in the fellowship hall of the Belmont Heights United Methodist Church.) Purchase size 10 white or brown lunch bags. Then grab your crayons, markers, colored pencils, etc. and let your inner artist start creating. See the step-by-step instructions below for details!

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