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Nov 10 2016
2 years ago
4:50 PM MDT

Make DIY “Blessing Bags” for People who are Homeless

Nov 10, 2016 @ 4:50 PM MDT
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If you’re looking for an easy way to give back this holiday season, consider collecting small personal care items and compiling “Blessing Bags” for those that are homeless. This is a fun family activity kids can help with, and a perfect way to donate extra free and inexpensive items acquired through couponing during the year.

You can make as many as you’d like using gallon sized plastic Ziploc bags and donate to a shelter or food bank. Also, consider keeping a few in the car for when you see someone in need.


Ideas for Items to Use in Blessing Bags:

  • toiletries {deodorant, toothbrushes, razors, soap, shampoo}
  • hand warmers, socks, wash cloths, gloves
  • bottled water, granola bars, tuna/cracker packs, beef jerky
  • lip balm, sunscreen, female personal hygiene
  • small denomination gift cards for coffee & food

    Looking for more ways to spread kindness?

    Don’t forget to print the 30 Days of Giving Back printable Acts of Kindness ideas we recently shared…


Written by Lina for Hip2Save. Lina is a proud mom of 2 small kids who loves photography, all holidays, cooking, thrift store makeovers, bargain shopping, and DIY makeovers. Her goal is to create a beautiful life and stylish home on a dime! To see all of Lina’s DIY/Crafts created just for Hip2Save, click here.

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