Friday, January 15, 2010

Will YOU Help?!

Friends, friends of friends.. of friends.. of friends (ask everyone you know to help!)

Our hearts are broken for those people in Haiti. We can't even begin to imagine the heart ache of the people devastated by this massive earthquake. Not being able to find your family, not being able to find food or shelter.

Did you know that 80% of the people in Haiti live off less than $2 per day? Most the people don't have electricity or running water. This country is poverty stricken and they need our help, TODAY!!

We have decided to organize a project that will directly help the people of Haiti. We have decided to assemble 100 Hygiene Kits - but we can't do it alone. Will YOU help?

This week we are asking for donations to put these kits together. Here is what wee need. (All items can be purchased at Dollar Stores)

100 Gallon Sized Ziplock Bags
200 Plastic Combs - no sharp edges
400 Toothbrushes - must be packaged
100 Tubes of Toothpaste
200 bars of soap
200 15x25 inch hand towels - can be purchased or made with terry cloth by zig zagging or surging the edges

Please help us reach our goal of 100 Hygiene Kits. If everyone would just provide ONE item we know we can make this happen!! (Or even better - rally everyone you know, family, friends coworkers and get lots of items to donate). NO DONATION IS TOO SMALL!

Donations can be dropped off at my house. Email leslieamoss(at)gmail(dot)com for address and directions.

If you would like to help assemble the kits please join us on Saturday January 23rd at 9 AM at Leslie's house.

If you would like to make a monetary donation to help buy supplies you can send a check to me or you can send money through PayPal (leslieamoss(at)gmail(dot)com).

100% of what is donated will go to making these kits.

Together we CAN make a difference!
Together we WILL make a difference!

Will YOU help? Please join us! (or start your own project!!)

Call Leslie at 801-755-5962 with questions.

Leslie, Whitney and Ashley


Collin Loni and CY said...

I have also made a post on my blog.. YAY!! I'm so happy you are doing this, and that I am able to be a part of it! Thank you!

Suzie LeCheminant said...

good people.

Jullee and Fam said...

What a great idea!! I would love to help! Let me know what you need..I can help you put them together also if you would like some help doing that. What a great idea :)

Kristina P. said...

Leslie, I want to help. I can't come on Saturday, but I can get all of these things.

I will coordinate with you. Or I will see if Melissa and Taylor are going to see you this week.

Erin said...

What a great idea. Thanks, Kristina, for posting on FB. I would love to help if I even lived in the same state! Still wanted to express my support.

Natalie said...

Hi Leslie - Heard about you from Kristina's Face Book post. What a wonderful woman you are. I'll be sending some funds your way via pay pal and will let others know on my blog.

ukyankoz said...

Hi Leslie, I came over from Boob Nazi's blog. I live in England, so I can't send you stuff, but I will definitely send you some help on PayPal and post about this on my blog.

Thanks for taking the time and energy to make a difference!

Kristina P. said...

Oh, yay! I love my blog friends. I am glad they are helping.

myimaginaryblog said...

I came here via Kristina's blog, too. When we made hygiene kits for a Relief Society activity, we got our supplies through this company:

I don't have any affiliation, don't know what they have in stock right now, etc., but they did seem to have some of the best prices for buying these things in bulk.

Tonya said...

Hi Leslie! I came over from Kristina's blog and I wish I could be there to help you girls put these together. So since I can't...I am going to be sending you money through PayPal. This is such a wonderful thing you are doing!

Brandy said...

ohmigosh, know what I have a ton of? Soap. Seriously. It's all sample size soap, but surely it can help! I'd love to send it to you! Email me your address at and I'll ship it out!!

Sara Elizabeth said...

If I wasn't totally and utterly broke, and I do mean that literally, I would absolutely help.

Since I can't help with money, I helped by tweeted. I have over 1,200 followers, so I hope that helps bring people over.

Joanna Jenkins said...

I'm here from Kristina P's (she rocks!). I'd like to send $$ via PayPal. How do I do that?

This is a fabulous idea!


ramsam said...

clicked over from Kristina's...
I will be gone Sat but I can send a few bucks- if we all do it, it will add up! Thx and God bless!