It’s that time of year again for our drive to collect health and school items to send over seas. We will be collecting until the 1st week of October. The following items are what is needed:

Health items:
light to medium weight, bath-size towel (approximately 52″ X 27″ or smaller), dark colored recommended
bath-size bar of soap (4-5 oz.) in original packaging
adult-size toothbrushes  in original packaging
sturdy comb-remove packaging
metal nail file or clippers w/ or w/o file attached (no cardboard emery boards please)

School items:
70-sheet notebooks of wide or college – ruled paper approximately 8′ X 10.5
blunt scissors (safety scissors embedded with steel blades work well)
30 centimeter ruler or ruler with centimeters on one side and inches on the other
pencil sharpener
new, unsharpened #2 pencils with erasers
ballpoint pens (no gel ink)
eraser approximately 2.5″ long
boxes of 16 or 24 crayons
sturdy cloth bag approximately 14″ X 17″ with drawstring closure

Please drop off any items you would like to donate to the First Lutheran Church office. If you have any questions, please contact us at