Tyner UMC is collecting donations to create hygiene kits beginning now until mid June. The Hygiene Kits are providing basic necessities to people who have been forced to leave their homes because of human conflict or natural disaster. Hygiene kits are also used as learning tools in personal hygiene, literacy, nutrition, and cooking classes. A box will be set up in the Narthex to collect donations along with a list of supplies. Kits should be donated with all supplies listed or a donation of $14 will cover supplies and shipping. Our goal is to be able to pack and send off 30 kits.The children of TUMC are excited to help pack kits this year.  Attached is the information needed to purchase a hygiene kit. We are excited to work with other people and congregations to engage in God’s Global work to help and serve others.


The supplies needed are:

UMCOR Hygiene Kit Materials

One hand towel (15 x 25 –17 x 27 inches)

No kitchen, cleaning, or microfiber towels

One washcloth

No kitchen, cleaning, or microfiber towels

One comb

Must be sturdy with at least 6 inches of teeth.  No pocket combs or picks

Rattail and combs without handles are acceptable but must have at least 6 inches of teeth

One toenail or fingernail clipper

No emery boards or metal nail files

Bath-size soap (3 oz. bar or larger)

No Ivory or Jergen’s soap. Do not remove from packaging.

One adult toothbrush

Do not remove from packaging.  Personal advertising not acceptable

10 adhesive bandages (¾ by 3 inches)

Common household bandages acceptable

(Kit Value: $12 per kit) + $2 for toothpaste and shipping. Total $14

  • All items must be new.
  • Do not wash any of the items as they will no longer be considered new.
  • Do not include any personal notes, money or additional materials in the kits.
  • Contents of kits or the containers of kits should not be imprinted with cartoon characters, advertisements, religious, patriotic, military or camouflage symbols.