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Toiletry Kits and Cards for Veterans

Duration

1 - 2 hrs

Directions

Find the best route

How Often Is This Offered?

Daily

Age Range

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

Help Required

Adult

Description

UCLA/VA Veteran Family Center provides a warm and welcoming atmosphere for Veterans and their families. By assembling toiletry kits and making cards that we can distribute to those seeking services we communicate our appreciation for their service and let them know that they are cared for.

What's Needed To Complete

1 kit includes the following:  Gallon-size Ziploc bag(s) travel size shampoo and conditioner travel size body wash deodorant travel size lotion small hand sanitizer small back of tissues toothbrush toothpaste note cards or card stock markers/colored pencils to make cards optional extras: anti-bacterial wipes, floss, lip balm, comb

Special Requirements

None

How It Makes A Difference

The kits will be distributed directly to Veterans and families in need across LA County. This helps share our appreciation for their service and let them know that they are cared for.

Where to Serve

From Home/Anywhere*

Instructions

Follow us for more great events. Check out our website at vfwc.ucla.edu! Purchase items on the required supplies list All donations are appreciated, but recommended amount is 5-10 kits Organize your items and place them in a gallon-size Zip-Loc bag Feel free to add in a note of encouragement or appreciation of service Once you've completed the kit(s), please email mllee@mednet.ucla.edu to coordinate shipment or drop-off of kits Thank you!  Be sure to let us know that you found this service activity through Create the Change® ® ® ®

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