Build a Bucket

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Build a Bucket

What goes in a Bucket of Thanks?

  • 4 large bars bath soap (leave in wrapper)
  • 1-2 bottles shampoo (totalling more than 600 ml; place in a resealable plastic bag)
  • 4 large bars laundry soap (such as Sunlight®, Fels Naptha®, or Zote® brands)
  • 4 adult-sized toothbrushes (in manufacturer’s packaging)
  • 4 new bath towels (medium weight, dark or bright colours; approx. 75 cm x 150 cm)
  • 2 wide-toothed combs (15–20 cm)
  • 1 nail clipper (good quality)
  • 1 box adhesive bandages (minimum 40, assorted)
  • 1-2 packages sanitary pads (thin, minimum 28 pads total)
  • 1 20-litre plastic pail (available at most hardware stores)
Bucket of Thanks

Sponsor a Bucket

Even if you can’t make a bucket of thanks yourself, you can sponsor one with an online donation. There’s lots of items that go in each bucket, plus the cost of delivery – your donation will go towards this cost.


Want to help encourage others to join us in collecting items? Click the buttons below to download various resources.

  • Bucket of Thanks Poster

    Bucket of Thanks - Poster

  • Bucket of Thanks Postcard

    Bucket of Thanks - Poster

  • Assembly Instructions

    Buckets of Thanks - Relief Kit Assembly Instructions

    (Print the document single-sided and cut each page on the line indicated. Arrange the pages in the correct numerical order. In the top left corner, clip or staple the pages together to assemble your instructional flipbook.)


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