Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+
Make and Drop Off Family Hygiene Kits
WHAT: Make and drop off care kits for people experiencing homelessness throughout LA.
ABOUT THE AFRICAN AMERICAN FIREFIGHTER MUSEUM: Since 1997, the African American Firefighter Museum (AAFFM) has been committed to diversity, education and community outreach programs. Over the years we have partnered with several organizations to provide services that heavily impact the homeless, families transiting into housing and the elderly who are experiencing hopelessness. And now, we need your help.
VOLUNTEER RESPONSIBILITIES: In compliance with social distancing protocols, you'll make 10+ hygiene kits at home and then drop them off at the African American Firefighter Museum between 10am and 1pm.
IMPACT: The African American Firefighter Museum is activity supporting our homeless community in Los Angeles. There are organized locations throughout Los Angeles where our “Friends and Neighbors” can shower but they do not have access to hygiene products and toiletries unless we supply them. For this reason, a constant and abundant supply is required. With your donation we can contribute to the support of over 53,000 homeless in need hygiene supplies.
REQUIREMENTS: Assemble 10+ care kits with the following items in a re-sealable storage bag. For health and safety reasons all items must be new and unopened. Family hygiene kits should consist of...
- Body/Hand lotion
- Shaving cream
- Small face cloth
- Hand sanitizer
- Antibacterial disinfecting wipes
- Travel size facial tissues
In addition to the iteams listed above, female hygiene kits should also include:
- Sanitary napkins
- Underwear sizes (5-16)
- PLease mark assembled bags as - Kit for Ladies
In addition to the iteams listed above, male hygiene kits should also include:
- Underwear sizes (L, XL, XXL)
- Tee Shirts (L, XL, XXL)
- Please mark assembled bags as - Kit for Men
- Not been or felt sick in the last 2 weeks
- Not been around anyone who has been or felt sick in the last 2 weeks
- Bring your own mask
- If possible, bring your own hand sanitizer
- All volunteers must wear masks at all times.
- You must wash your hands at the beginning and end of the volunteer activity, and any time after touching your face.
- Physical contact is to be avoided and 6-foot distancing will be required.
- Please avoid touching your face, eyes, nose, or mouth. Wash your hands immediately if you do so.
- Practice good coughing/sneezing etiquette.
All volunteers participating in this volunteer opportunity should adhere to the health and safety guidelines outlined here: https://www.laworks.com/health-and-safety
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