Kits for Kids - Preschoolers Summer - Collect & Assemble




One-time only


450 North Syndicate Street
Saint Paul
United States


Community Action Partnership of Ramsey & Washington Counties serves nearly 1,300 Head Start children yearly. In these early education programs, our team of educator, family advocates and volunteers help youth from ages 3-5 prepare for kindergarten. 


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


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 age 3 - 5) 

 Children’s Non-Deet Mosquito Deterrent 

 Children’s Sunscreen   

 Summer Hat or Children’s Sunglasses 

 Children’s Book - optional 

 Comb - optional 

 Hairbands/Barrettes – optional 

Healthy Snack (non-perishable) - optional 

     Socks and underwear - optional   

Stretchy pants/sweatpants or shorts - optional

Kid’s Toothbrush - optional 

Toothpaste - optional 

Dental Floss - 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. We will accept kits throughout the summer.


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) or call 651-603-5979; and, 

Complete a Registration Form at


  • Groups
  • Families

How To Apply

Complete registration form on our website