SIERRA LEONE ITEM LIST

If you would like to fill a suit case or donate items for the Sierra Leone Mission Trip, below is a list of items needed.  Suit cases are located in the Fellowship Hall.

CLOTHING:  Dressing nicely is something they do even in poverty.  Used clothing is ok, but must be in good condition.  There are twice as many boys as girls.
Kids size 4/5 through young adult sized clothing – x-small, small, medium & some large
Lightweight rain coats
White ankle socks (boys & girls, preschool, primary & secondary ages)

SHOES:  Kids & young adults
Boys sizes 3 – 12.5, girls/women sizes 3-9 (twice as many boys as girls)

PURSES:  With shoulder strap or cross body, purses maybe small, medium or large

SCHOOL SUPPLIES:   Especially wire bound paper notebooks, composition notebooks (college or wide ruled), pens

BICYCLE TOOLS:  9 mm and 10 mm wrenches, pliers, heavy duty scissors

ALL THINGS SOCCER:
Soccer balls (ok to deflate), soccer socks, soccer shorts, shirts/jerseys, soccer head bands/sweat bands, soccer shoes (child size 2 through adult 12.5)
Brand-Name Stuff…Adidas, Nike, Puma, Reebok, Fila.  It is a special treat for them to own some of the brand-name items.

ELECTRONICS:  Older is fine with charging cords.  Please perform a complete reset.
Smartphones
Tablets – iPads, iPods, Amazon Fire, *Kindle.  *Most adaptable to Sierra Leone.

MISC: 
Reusable water bottles
Backpacks (not totes)
Jump Ropes
Hangers
First Aid items
Pillows
Reading Glasses (all strengths)
Batteries, AAA and some AA
RSV Bibles (Revised Standard Version)