Kits for Kids - Infant/Toddler Summer - Collect & Assemble

Published

03/27/2018

Duration

One-time only

Address

450 North Syndicate Street
Saint Paul
Minnesota
55104
United States

Description

Community Action Partnership of Ramsey & Washington Counties serves nearly 250 Early Head Start children yearly. Our teams of home visitors help pregnant women and their families with youth from birth to age three with early education skills

 

Children in our Early Head Start program are in need of necessities and other items. One of each item is requested, but more are appreciated. Diapers of all sizes are welcome. 

 

Tasks and Responsibilities: An individual or group of volunteers will host a collection drive and/or purchase items that will be assembled by that individual/team into kits. For each collection/assembly effort a minimum of 10 kits is requested, more are welcome. Group leader must keep track of the number of volunteers assisting and total hours donated. 

 

Materials to Collect/Purchase: (all must be new for kids - birth to age 3) 


 Children’s Non-Deet Mosquito Deterrent 

 Children’s Sunscreen 

 Summer Hat or Children’s Sunglasses 

 Baby Lotion - optional 

 Baby Soap & Wash Cloth - optional

 Burp Cloth & Bib - optional 

 Children’s Book - optional 

Comb & Baby Shampoo - optional 

Diapers & Wipes - optional 

Healthy Snack (non-perishable) - optional 

Infant Clothing (onesie, et al) - optional 

Infant-Safe Toy - optional 

Socks & Potty Training Underwear - optional 


Backpack or re-usable bag to place the items into (one per kit) 

Please DO NOT include any additional items or notes. Thank you! 

 

Time Commitment/Location: Time depends upon how many kits that you wish to collect and assemble. This volunteer opportunity can be conducted entirely at your location and delivered to our St Paul office. If you need space to assemble the kits, a room may be scheduled (at least a month in advance) at our Community Action headquarters in St Paul.

 

Please register before you begin collecting items and contact us before you drop them off.

If possible, deliver kits by May 15th for us to distribute before end of the school-year. 

 

Benefits of Volunteering: Fantastic team-building activity for a group of any size or age. Knowledge that you are helping children thrive! 

 

For Information Contact: (before starting to collect items)

volunteers@caprw.org or call 651-603-5979; and,

Complete a Registration Form at caprw.org/volunteer

Benefits

  • Groups
  • Families

How To Apply

volunteer@caprw.org
http://caprw.org/volunteer

Complete registration form on our website


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