As migrants travel from border communities to hub cities on their way to their sponsors across the U.S., they have shared a sincere need for food and personal protective equipment.


In an effort to support our neighbors and partner organizations, Immigration Ministries needs your help to provide shelf-stable, individually wrapped food and PPE kits. All kits will be distributed by Interfaith Welcome Coalition (IWC).


There are three ways to help out:

  1. Follow the instructions below to assemble kits and drop them off in the Outreach Center by Sunday, May 23rd.
  2. Purchase some of the supplies listed below for others to assemble kits, and drop them off in the Outreach Center by Sunday, May 23rd.
  3. Volunteer at our packing party to assemble the kits on Sunday, May 23rd in the parish hall after church (12pm).


Food and PPE Kit Instructions

Food Bags

Pack a 1-gallon zip lock bag with the following:

  • 1 Napkin
  • 1 Spoon
  • 1 Peach Fruit Cup
  • 1 Tropical Fruit Cup
  • 1 Applesauce squeeze pouch
  • 1 Bag of Roasted Peanuts
  • 1 StarKist Tuna Fish Lunch To-Go
  • 1 Granola bar (Oats & Honey)
  • 1 Granola bar (Sweet & Salty Almond)
  • 1 pack of Cheese and Crackers
  • 1 pack of Peanut Butter Crackers
  • 1 small can of Vienna Sausages or a pop-top can of stew or spaghetti
  • 1 Pop Tart (any flavor, Strawberry preferred)
  • 1 PPE Kit, see below

 

PPE Kit (Please include one kit per food bag)

Pack a 1-quart zip lock bag with the following:

  • 3 disposable face masks
  • 1 pack of travel-sized Kleenex
  • 1 travel-sized hand sanitizer


Please Note: Pack food bags so they are tightly sealed to avoid attracting critters in storage spaces. Water bottles will also be provided separately, please do not include in the food kits.



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