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PAGE UPDATED:  3 February 2013

We have asked each of our local partners to identify and write out a priority list of the things they need. From the donations you drop off, we sort and pack them according to the needs of communities we partner.  We try to update the needs of our various local partners every couple of months. At the bottom of this page, we have listed the most recent needs of our local partners and the approximate amount that they need.

Find out where you can drop-off your items* in Singapore HERE and be sure to check back on our FACEBOOK PAGE regularly for public donation-drives!

*Please ensure all items are placed in a clearly marked bag/box with the words ‘Blessings in a Bag’.  Simply attach a label, leave us a note or have a tag with our name on it so that the items will be passed over to us safely.

Though we encourage recycling and the ‘going green’ movement, we do ask that you think twice before donating as some of the items we have received are either stained, torn, dirty – you name it! So before you drop off your donations, please ask yourself the following question: “Would I give this to my own child? Would I give this to my own little sister or brother?”  If the answer is NO, then please don’t pass them onto us :)


Here are the list of items we need round the year. Please check if we require the items to be new.

  • First Aid Kit (Must be NEW or a kit that hasn’t been used before)
  • Bandaids (Must be NEW)
  • Children’s Workbooks – Maths, English, Science, Biology, Chemistry, etc. MUST BE FOR AGES 12 and BELOW. (Pre-loved or NEW but must not have any markings in them)
  • Educational Toys and Games – Puzzles, flashcards, etc. (Pre-loved or NEW)
  • Baby and Children’s Clothes (Pre-Loved or NEW)
  • Blankets
  • School/Art Supplies (Pens, pencils, workbooks, crayons, etc.) – MUST BE NEW
  • Children’s Story Book (Reading ages from toddler to 12 years old)
  • Hygiene items (Toothbrush, Soap,  hand towel, shampoo, conditioner,  etc.) – MUST BE NEW
  • Towels
  • Recyclable Tote Bags (the ones you can purchase from supermarkets.  Example below)

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You may also like to rally up a group of friends to make your own Blessings Bags. All items in the Blessing Bags must be NEW. (You can choose to make an entire BBPack yourself, or just pick a few items you can give.  Please note that all items need to be new!)

1. HYGIENE BLESSING BAGS

Using a large recyclable bag enclose the following NEW items:

  • 1 toothbrush (packaged)
  • 1 KID SAFE toothpaste
  • 1 small pack of band aids
  • 1 bottle of KID SAFE shampoo
  • 1 comb/brush
  • Towels (Either large bath ones or small facial towels)
  • Soap Bars (must be KID SAFE!)

2.  SCHOOL BLESSING BAGS

Using a large recyclable bag enclose the following NEW items:

  • Writing books
  • Ruler
  • Box of colored pencils
  • Box of crayons

1 pencil box filled with the following items:

  • Blue/black pens
  • Pencils
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Eraser
  • Pair of safety scissors




Items we need to help support the work we do in Singapore (eg.  Packing, sorting, etc).  We desperately need items below to help us keep doing what we do!

  • Permanent Markers (Black or Blue)
  • Masking Tape (Lots of it needed!)
  • Packing Tape (Lots needed!)
  • Plastic Sheet Protectors
  • Heavy Duty Garbage Bags

 

You can drop all items off at any of the locations listed on THIS PAGE.

 

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RECENTLY REQUESTED (from our local partners)

  • School Blessing Bag Packs – minimum 2500 needed
  • Hygiene Blessing Bag Packs – minimum 1500 needed
  • Bedsheets for SINGLE size mattress in good condition – minimum 26 needed
  • Children’s Books for reading ages 12 and below.  Basic reading level books are a BIG need – minimum 1000 needed
  • Umbrellas in GOOD condition or NEW – minimum 100 needed
  • Notebooks/writing books NEW – minimum 2500 needed
  • Women’s underwear and bras NEW – minimum 250

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