Welcome Kits

Home Again Starter Kits are packages that every refugee needs upon arrival to their new home. They are easy and fun to assemble:

Home Again Starter Kits should have but are not limited to the following:

Non-Perishable Food Items

  • Coffee
  • Teas
  • Soup
  • Crackers
  • Cereal
  • 20 lb. of rice
  • macaroni/pasta
  • 5 lb. of sugar
  • 5 lb. of flour
  • salt and pepper
  • assorted spices
  • cooking oil

Personal Care Item

  • toothbrush
  • toothpaste
  • hand soap
  • body wash
  • comb and brush
  • shampoo and conditioner
  • feminine products
  • men's and women's deodorant
  • razors
  • shaving cream
  • First Aid Kit

Housekeeping Items

  • Brooms
  • Dustpans
  • Mops
  • Buckets
  • Laundry soap and basket
  • Light bulbs
  • Garbage bags
  • Dish soap
  • Windex/409

Kitchen Items

  • A set of dishes
  • Pots and pans
    (preferably no Teflon)
  • Large cooking pot
  • Cooking utensils
  • Glasses
  • Can opener
  • Drying rack
  • Sponge/ scouring pad

School Pack

  • Notebooks
  • Backpack
  • lined paper
  • Folders
  • Markers and crayons
  • Eraser
  • Binder

Household Items

  • Lamp
  • Clock
  • Hand towels
  • Bath towels
  • Bathroom rug
  • Paper products
    • Paper towels
    • Toilet paper
    • Tissues
  • Pens and paper
  • Pillows
  • Shower curtain
  • Blankets

Additional Items

  • TV/DVD player
  • Microwave
  • Rice cooker
  • Fan
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • Stroller
  • Umbrella
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