UMCOR

United Methodist Committee on Relief

School Kit

In some countries, children don't have books or school supplies. Many have no schoolrooms; classes are held in inadequate or half-destroyed buildings, tents, or even the open air. School kits may be these children's only educational resources.

School Kit Value: $11 per kit

Download: Kit Assembly Instructions (PDF) | Shipping Label & Packing List

 

 

Assembly & Shipping Instructions

School Kit Materials

  • One pair blunt scissors
    • Round tip only
    • No plastic scissors
  • One box of 24 crayons
    • Only 24-count boxes are accepted
  • Three one-subject notebooks
    • No marble composition books
    • No 3 or 5-subject notebooks
  • One pack of loose-leaf paper
    • 100-200 page packets are acceptable
    • Wide or college rule accepted
  • One hand-held pencil sharpener
    • 1-inch or longer
    • Remove from packaging
  • One ruler
    • 12 inches or 30 centimeters long
    • Sturdy or flexible material accepted
  • Six unsharpened pencils
  • One eraser
    • Two inches or larger
  • One two-gallon re-sealable plastic bag

Assembly Directions

  • Stack all paper items on top of each other.
  • Place all loose items on top of paper. (Small loose items may be placed in a smaller re-sealable bag.)
  • Place kit inside of re-sealable bag and seal.

Important Notes

  • Homemade or purchased cloth tote bags are no longer being accepted.
  • All items must be new.
  • Please 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.

Packing Instructions

  • Packed box should not exceed 70 pounds.
  • School kit item can be packaged inside of the large plastic re-sealable bag.
  • Complete two packing lists, one for the box and one for your records.
  • Attach the shipping label/packing list on the outside of each box.
  • Please send a check for the total number of school kits times $1 per kit for the cost of shipping to Sager Brown. One check may be written for the entire donation.

    Last updated May 2018.
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Help Purchase Supplies

If you prefer to donate toward the purchase of supplies instead of buying and shipping them, give online to Material Resources, UMCOR Advance #901440.

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Sending Assembled Kits

You can send relief supply kits to:

UMCOR Sager Brown Depot 
P. O. Box 850 
131 Sager Brown Road 
Baldwin, LA 70514-0850 

Contact For Help: 1-800-814-8765

Download Shipping Label & Packing List


 

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