St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Church

A Parish and School of National Distinction

Blessing Bags

Here's how to help!

Make your own kit at home and keep it in your car to give away when you see a homeless person.
What you will need:

1 gallon size zip lock bag
1 bottle of water
1 power bar with protein
1 chapstick
1 pack of gum
Prayer card or personal note of encouragement and
blessing 

Optional Items:

Small packet of handiwipes
non perishable food - small bag of pretzels, etc.
Extra bottle of water during summer months
pair of socks
toothbrush & travel size toothpaste, dental floss
Hotel samples shampoo & lotion

Include a simple, personal note, for example:

I can see that you are having a difficult time right now.
But don’t give up, have hope! There is a place that can help
you get back on your feet. 
Diocese of Covington Catholic Charities
Call the number on the enclosed card and they will help you
start a new direction today.

Consider adding a favorite scripture:

You are precious in my eyes. Isaiah 43:4

Keep this in your car to be easily accessible when you see someone in need.