What’s in a Bag

girl-with-bearEach Bag of Love contains essential items of immediate need and is age and gender appropriate for each child. The contents of the bag provide a diversion from the scary time they find themselves in as well as comfort with the quilt and stuffed animal in each bag.

Infants-2 years

  • Handcrafted bag
  • Handcrafted Butterfly & other small quilt
  • Toiletry Kit: brush and comb, baby wash/shampoo, diapers (variety of sizes), pacifier w/ baggie, bib, diaper cream, wash cloths, baby wipes ( 1 container) hand sanitizer, burp cloth or Tippee cup
  • Toys: (age & gender appropriate) Cascade Bear or stuffed animal, book, & toy
  • Clothing: (age & gender appropriate) socks, 3 outfits, onsies and/or sleeper, booties/hats
  • Seasonal: Summer: hat (if available) Winter: sweater, jacket, hat, mittens, and/or heavy sleeper

Toddlers Ages 3-4

  • Handcrafted bag
  • Handcrafted quilt
  • Toiletry Kit: tear-free shampoo, size 4-6 diapers, toddler-sized disposable diapers, Kleenex, soap, toothbrush, tube of toothpaste, hand sanitizer, Boy: comb/ Girl: brush and/or hair ties
  • Toys: (age & gender appropriate) stuffed animal, books, & toys*
  • Clothing: (age & gender appropriate) socks, underwear, outfit (top & bottom) + extra T-shirt, sleeping outfit
  • Seasonal: Summer: shorts, hat (if available) Winter: sweatshirt or sweater, coat, hat, mittens, and/or scarf

Children Ages 5-17

  • Handcrafted bag
  • Handcrafted quilt
  • Toiletry Kit: shampoo, Kleenex, soap, toothbrush, tube of toothpaste, hand sanitizer, Boy: comb/ Girl: brush and/or hair ties
  • Toys: (age & gender appropriate) stuffed animal, books, & toys*
  • Clothing: (age & gender appropriate) socks, underwear, outfit (top & bottom) + extra T-shirt, sleeping outfit
  • Seasonal: Summer: shorts, hat (if available) Winter: sweatshirt or sweater, coat, hat, mittens, and/or scarf
  • School bag: paper, spiral notebook, scissors, ruler, pencils, eraser, glue, crayons/colored pencils/markers, pencil sharpener

*“Toys” for any age include: Cards, games, cars, dolls, puzzles, craft kits, jewelry, key chains, hackey sacks, notecards, journals, & miscellaneous items from boxes.