2021 Thanksgiving InGathering

It’s that time of year again. School supplies will be going on sale in July, and we will be accepting donations for the 2021 Ingathering soon. You may place your items in the receptacle in the church entryway. These items are used during natural disasters and, more generally, to help those in need.

Below are the items needed to complete each kit. If you have any questions about the items, you may contact Lisa Blair (641-223-2372 (please text first); lb29nholding@yahoo.com) or Jean Kerber (979-733-3697). For information about making the cloth bags, contact Susan Ryon (515-829-6511).

Personal Dignity Kit Contents:
  • 1 Bath Hand Towel – No kitchen towels and please avoid the larger plush towels.  We have limited space in the bag.
  • 1 Bath Washcloth – No dishcloths
  • 1 Adult Toothbrush – No multipacks
  • 1 Bar Soap – 3-4 oz
  • 1 Shampoo – 15-18 oz
  • 1 Deodorant – 2-3 oz – stick, roll on, or pump
  • 1 1-gal Re-sealable Plastic Bag
  • $2 donation for razor and toothpaste
All items must be NEW
Student Kit Contents:
  • 3 Notebooks -1 subject spiral 8” x 10 1/2”
  • 1 Ruler – 12” long with metric
  • 6 Pencils – unsharpened
  • 1 Pencil Sharpener
  • 1 Pencil Eraser – 2” or larger
  • 1 Box 12 Colored Pencils
  • 1 Box 24 Crayons
  • 1 Pair of Scissors – student round tip
Place in one handle cloth bag.
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