We need your help to build Personal Care Kits

Whether you make one or a few quilts as a solo quilter or hundreds as part of a quilting group, each Lutheran World Relief Mission Quilt you make will be cherished by the person who receives it.

Check out the Quilt Resources below for guidelines and tips, and be sure to join our Quilters and Kit-Makers Facebook group.

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What you'll need

Here are some items you will need for each kit. 
View our detailed Personal Care Kit instructions.

Track your kits across the globe

Use our barcoding system to label your kit donations and we’ll be able to tell you where in the world your LWR Personal Care Kits were shipped.

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LWR Personal Care Kit FAQs

How many bars of soap should I include?

Include two or three bath-size bars of soap equaling 8 to 9 ounces. Do not include mini or hotel-size bars in the kits.

What brand of soap should I include?

Any brand of soap can be included.

Is it okay to send shower gel?

Do not include shower gel in the kits as bottles can easily pop open during transit.

Is it okay to send bath sheets?

Only lightweight, bath size towels (20” X 40” to 52” X 27”) should be included.

Do you accept used towels?

Only new towels should be included in Personal Care Kits.

Can I use toothbrushes from my dentist’s office?

Yes, toothbrushes from your dentist’s office can be included. If they are not individually packaged, place each toothbrush in a business-size envelope and seal (no plastic bags or wrap).

Do you need fingernail or toenail clippers?

Either type of clippers can be included in Personal Care Kits

Can I send a brush and a comb?

Please only include a comb in each kit.

Should the comb be wide-tooth or narrow?

When possible, please provide medium- to wide-tooth combs, so that members in all the communities we serve can utilize them.