Emily at Baby Dickey killed two birds with one stone when grocery shopping, she was also able to gather the items she needed for her safety kit, at Walmart. With the idea of “Winter Survival” in mind, Emily decided to donate her kit to the local homeless shelter. The Energizer children’s flashlights are useful and fun. Emily was able to learn so much about the need for these safety items in her community.
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Carrie at Making Lemonade decides to put her money into a really good kit for a family being discharged from the Jefferson Hospital NICU as part of our work through the Team Abby Foundation. Carries says that “for a baby with special medical needs it could be the difference between life and death”. She makes a good point that if you are trying to be economically friendly you can pick up one supply each time you visit the store, and in a few weeks you’ll have a full kit!
Carrie shares her whole story at Making Lemonade!
Kathy at Counting to Ten shops at Walmart to create winter survival kits for the kids in her son’s class. She finds the cutest Toy Story Energizer Flashlights! She mentions how the children at the school she is donating to could use a little extra help. Kathy was so excited to see the expression on her son’s face when she delivers the bags.
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Jennifer for The Rebel Chick choose to create an emergency kit for the Miami Rescue Mission. Although winter weather isn’t an issue in Florida, certain emergencies do occur. In her kit, Jennifer included everything from rain ponchos to hair bands, and especially batteries.
Jennifer tried to include fun products that children would enjoy, such as Disney branded flashlights. Check out all of the items Jennifer included in her kit and her final delivery at The Rebel Chick.
Emily at Baby Dickey includes facts from the Center for Disease Control in her post about Energizer and Champions for Kids Light Up a Life campaign. She notes that 70% of power outages in the United States are weather related. Emily is making an emergency kit to help a local children’s organization. Emily shares how easy it to create your own winter emergency kit by picking up extra supplies when you’re out grocery shopping. See how Emily decides to create her kit at Baby Dickey.
Jill at Single Mom on a Budget is a single parent and knows that sometimes its difficult to manage finances, but she stresses that everyone should look out for the welfare of children. Jill shopped at Walmart to create an Energizer emergency kit. She found Energizer batteries at the front of her store in a special display. In her kit, Jill included hats, gloves, flashlights, rechargeable Energizer batteries, water bottles, Wet Ones, and toothpaste. Find out more about Jill’s involvement with Champions for Kids at Single Mom on a Budget.
Glenda at Busy-At-Home created an emergency kit for her church’s nursery and children’s program. Glenda created a kit with things geared towards children, such as antibiotic ointment and Disney bandages. In her kit, she included Wet Ones wipes, flashlights, batteries, bandages, and even a weather alert radio.
Glenda notes the importance of knowing about severe weather before it gets too close and how important the radio would be if a tornado were to be close to her town. Check out all the great things Glenda put in emergency kit and her final story at Busy-At-Home.
Laura at Mom Mart is a native Illinoisan and is used to extreme weather. Laura notes how you never know what to expect from the weather, and how quickly a blizzard can happen. She has decided to donate her emergency kit to the Hesed House, a local homeless shelter. Laura was a formerly an educator and she has seen many children enter school in the dead of winter with no coat, gloves, or winter hats. Find out more about Laura’s Energizer Emergency Care Kit at Mom Mart.
Melissa at Outnumbered 3 to 1 donated her final Winter Survival Kit for a child to her local food pantry. Melissa shopped with her son and found great kid-friendly products, such as Scooby-Doo Bandages as well as rechargable Energizer batteries for her kit. In her kit, Melissa included batteries, bandages, hand wipes, flashlights, bottled water, and some winter accesories.
Check out Melissa’s final care kit delivery here!
Jackie at With Just a Bit of Magic is from Michigan and notes the harsh winter that her family is used to. She knows the danger of being stranded in the snow either in car or her home with out power or heat. Jackie decides to create two emergency kits for her local women’s shelter. She notes that almost anything could go in an emergency kit that could keep a child warm during this winter. Find out more about how Jackie is doing her part at With Just a Bit of Magic.