Good Shepherd UMC
Friday, June 23, 2017
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The Third Thursday each month our Mission Team gathers to assemble Paperbag Lunches for the homeless in Atlantic City or Disaster Relief Kits for the Mission Central distribution site. PLEASE check the CALENDAR page for updates. Come out and join us!
                                  
 
Cleaning Bucket
5 gallon bucket with resalable lid
            Buckets from fast food restaurants or bakeries can be used if washed and cleaned.
            Do not use buckets that have stored chemicals such as paint or pool cleaner.
            Advertisements on the outside are acceptable.
liquid laundry detergent
            two 25 oz. or one 50 oz. bottles only
liquid household cleaner
            12‐16 oz. liquid cleaner that can be mixed with water
            no spray cleaners
dish soap
            16‐28 oz bottle any brand
1 can air freshener
            aerosol or pump
1 insect repellant spray
            6‐14 oz. aerosol or spray pump with protective cover
1 scrub brush
            no toilet-bowl brushes
            plastic or wooden handle
            no kitchen or dish brushes
 
18 cleaning wipes
            handi wipes or reusable wipes
            no terry cleaning towels
            remove from packaging
7 sponges
            remove from wrapper
            no cellulose sponges due to mold issue
5 scouring pads
            remove from wrapper
            no Brillo, SOS pads or any kind that will rust
50 clothespi􀅶s
            remove from packaging
clothes line
            two 50 ft. or one 100 ft.
            cotton or plastic.
 
24 roll heavy duty trash bags
            remove from the box
            30-45 gallon size
5 dust masks
2 pair disposable waterproof gloves
            rubber or latex
            remove from packaging
1 pair work gloves
            cotton or leather
            leather palms necessary
 
Assembling Directions
Place all liquid items in the bucket first. Place remaining items in the bucket fitting them around and between the liquid items. Sponges, scouring pads, clothespins and trash bags can be separated in order to fit all of the items in the bucket. Ensure the lid is closed securely.
Important Notes
‐ All items must be new except for the actual bucket and lid.
‐ All cleaning agents must be liquid and in plastic containers. No powders please.
‐ If you cannot find the requested size of a liquid item, use a smaller size. Including larger sizes of any item will prevent the lid from sealing.
‐ If all of the items on the list are not included, please put a label on the bucket indicating what has been omitted.
‐ Cleaning buckets are only used within the United States.
  
 
Monetary donations are also welcome to purchase items for these kits. Please go to our Giving page to donate.
 
 
 
 
God calls us to serve to bless others’ lives, to find a sense of community and to increase our own capacity to love. Whether you want to serve inside Good Shepherd, in our neighborhood, or in another city, we have exciting ways for you to get involved.
 
It takes many volunteers to make Good Shepherd 'a light upon the hill'. We’re always looking for more folks to do everything from hanging out with kids to making coffee. Just give it a try. You can meet new friends, grow spiritually and learn about your place in God’s household! We would love to have you!
 
·        Epiphany Food Bank
·        Good Shepherd Thrift Sales
·        Mission Central HUB – Disaster Reflief Kits and Distribution
·        Atlantic City Rescue Mission
·        Sister Jean’s Kitchen, Atlantic City
·        Dominican Republic Missions
·        Urban Promise Camden
·        Mission Trips and More!