UMCOR Hygiene Kit

Providing basic necessities to those who are most vulnerable during times of crisis. Hygiene Kits are distributed during disasters, whether socio-economic or as the result of a natural occurrence.

View and download/print the UMCOR Hygiene Kit Instructions

UMCOR Hygiene Kit Assembly & Shipping Instructions (Kit approximate cost: $12 per kit)

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 4-7 inches of teeth
  • No pocket combs or picks
  • Rattail and combs without handles are acceptable but must have at least 4-7 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

One one-gallon size re-sealable bag
*Do not add toothpaste when assembling kits

  • Lay hand towel flat on a table.
  • Lay the washcloth in the center of the hand towel.
  • Place all remaining items on top of the washcloth (except the plastic bag).
  • Fold the sides of the hand towel to cover the items.
  • Grasp the bundle tightly and roll over the remainder of the towel.
  • Place the tightly rolled bundle in the plastic bag, remove air, and seal.
  • 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.

Please send a single check to the Sager Brown Depot or the affiliate warehouse that will receive your donation of hygiene kits. The check amount should cover the total number of kits times $2.00 for the cost of toothpaste and shipping. On the memo line, please indicate that the funds are an additional donation to cover costs associated with relief supply kits.