Maureen Otto suggested that WIN make "Blessing Bags" for the homeless, and the idea was received enthusiastically at our last meeting.  She has developed a list of suggested items, and we will be going forward with this idea.
Please add your thoughts & suggestions on this project. 

Hello Ladies, 

Below is a list of things that I thought should be in our BLESSING BAGS:


  • Socks
  • Hat
  • Scarf
  • Tooth Brush (travel size)
  • Tooth paste
  • Mouth wash
  • Chapstick
  • Hand/body lotion
  • Comb
  • Sanitizer
  • Deodorant
  • Body Powder
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Wet Ones
  • Cup-a-soup
  • Instant coffee
  • Tea
  • Peanut Butter Crackers
  • Granola Bar
  • Raisins
  • Non-perishable food items
  • Plastic Utensils
  • Travel Advil/Aleve
  • Emergency Rain Poncho
  • Thermos*


A small thermos can be costly so if you have one that you don’t use and are willing to part with bring it in to our next meeting.  Having a thermos filled with hot water is a lifesaver.  Also, if you have any old pocket books or backpacks bring them in as well.  We can fill them with all the items listed above instead of using a zip lock bags.  Someone brought it up at our last meeting and it is a wonderful idea.  At our next meeting I would like to have a team of helpers to get these Blessing Bags made and distributed to those in need. 


Ps I have chapstick covered.  My step-daughter Robyn had donated a ton of her home made ones.


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