Lutheran World Relief
Pens and pencils, a toothbrush, a quilt … ordinary items we take for granted become treasures in the hands of their recipients. The items you send will be cherished and used by people who take nothing for granted, for whom even a simple bar of new soap is special. Gifts of time and resources are beautiful expressions of God’s love and grace to those in greatest need. www.lwr.org.
Personal Care Kits
We collect items for Personal Care Kits each year, box them and send them on the LWR train in October. Currently, Personal Care Kits are comprised of:
LELC’s quilters, the Happy Quilters, meets at 9 am. on the second Wednesday in Good Shepherd Hall to work on quilts.
When LELC sends a Quilt, we are not only comforting someone we have never met, but providing an object that is useful in ways we probably never imagined. In addition to being a cozy, clean new bed cover, it can be: a baby carrier, tied around a mother’s back; a market display, spread on the ground and piled with vegetables; a sack for transporting those goods to market; a sunshade; a shawl; and most importantly a constant reminder that someone, far away, cares.
Each year we collect items for School Kits, box them and send them on the LWR train in October. Currently, School Kits are comprised of: