Sunnyside Elementary School's Student Council has organized a donation drive to help assist Medical Teams International with their disaster relief work to help victims of the earthquake in Japan.
They are seeking donations of money, personal care items, or learning kits by April 11.  Items can be delivered to the school, located at 13401 SE 132nd Ave. in Clackamas.  Checks can be made out to Sunnyside School.
To donate a Personal Care Kit, fill a gallon zip storage bag with these items:
-- 2 combs &/or brushes
-- 2 large bars of soap or 6-8 hotel-sized bars
-- 2 new washcloths in different colors
-- 3 adult-sized toothbrushes in different colors
-- 3 child-sized toothbrushes in different colorsAdd:  1 large tube of toothpaste or 4 travel-sized tubes. (Do not put this in the bag).
To donate a Learning Kit, fill a jumbo (14 x 16 inch) storage bag with these items:
-- 6-8 pencils
-- 1-2 pencil sharpeners
-- 1 package colored pencils (8 to 12)
-- 2 single-subject spiral notebooks or writing pads
-- 1 package construction paper
-- colorful stickers (animals or flowers, but no English words)

These kits will be sent to children in orphanages and placement centers, children in refugee camps, families in disaster areas, and perhaps even families in our own communities facing issues such as house fires.

When you select items for the kits, think functional, colorful and culturally sensitive.  Due to international shipping requirements, only the listed items may be included in Hope Kits.  For more inforamtion, call the school at 503-353-5620 ext. 23500.

Contact Info: Leslie Robinette, APR
Coordinator of District Communications
North Clackamas Schools
phone:  503-353-6018
cell:   971-246-0302

Joe Krumm APR
Director, Community and Government Relations
North Clackamas School District
Phone: 503-353-6017
Fax: 503-353-6007
Cell: 971-246-0915

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