Welcome Bags

“Whoever welcomes one such child in my name, welcomes me.”
Matthew 18:5

Welcome Bags Wish List

When a child first arrives at the Board of Child Care, it can be an emotionally scary event in his/her life. To ease their transition to our group living settings, a welcome bag is provided for each youth in our residential programs. The bags serve as a first impression of welcoming and warmth to our community. We hope they are also a reminder that they are now surrounded by those who care about

There is a need for the following items:

 Bar of soap (full size preferred)
 Shampoo (full size preferred – 12 – 15 ounces)
 Comb
 Washcloth (various colors)
 Hand lotion (small size about 2 ounces)
 Toothbrush (must be individually packaged)
 Toothpaste (full size preferred – 5-6 ounces)
 Deodorant (stick style)
 Chapstick/lip balm
 Packet of tissues

 Small journal or notebook with a pen and pencil

Please contact Sue Everhart, Auxiliary President, at 301-514-8730 if you are interested in donating any of the above items or if you would like to provide decorated bags.

Thank you in advance for your donation!