Post #6 - 12 Suitcases of Donations Tallied Up!

August 20, 2018

When I realized that Kenyan customs might cause problems (mid-air on my flight between Dubai and Nairobi), I began gathering my lists of everything I packed and tallied up EVERYTHING I brought. Let me be clear, this is not everything I received. I still have my car full at home of things I couldn't fit, but plan to send as needed to Riziki. Opening all the bags was like Christmas and I felt like Santa, but the best feeling is seeing the children wearing and using the things I brought every day!

 

Here is what the children received from all of you...

 

 47 Handmade Blankets (Thank you Project Linus! www.handmadehugs.org)

 

CLOTHES
139 Tops
  50 Pants
  32 Shorts
    6 Dresses
  10 Pajamas
170 Socks
    5 Sweaters/Sweatshirts
    9 Jackets
  15 Hats
    3 Scarves
  16 Belts
  39 Headbands
  32 Pairs of Shoes
  20 Swimsuits
  50 Boys Underwear
  53 Girls Underwear
  11 Bras

 

PERSONAL HYGIENE
  73 Toothbrushes
588 Sanitary Pads

 

ENTERTAINMENT
  95 Books
    7 Games/Puzzles
  43 Toys
    6 Skeins of Yarn
    1 Yarn Loom Kit
    1 Ball Maintenance Kit
    5 Soccer Balls

 

ART SUPPLIES
    5 Packs of Construction Paper
    4 Sketch Pads
  15 Coloring Books
500 Crayons
    6 Pairs of Scissors
120 Colored Pencils

 

SCHOOL SUPPLIES
    9 Backpacks
  13 Notebooks
  29 Pencil Cases
  30 Journals
300 Pencils
450 Pens
  24 Highlighters
  50 Erasers
  96 Pencil Sharpeners

 

THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! To ALL who contributed to this amazing collection of donations!

 

I managed to get it from this...

 

 

 

To this...

 

 

 

 

 

Woo hoo!
 

 

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