Kits to Assemble

Below are some of the kits we deliver to schools each week. With our COVID-19 Hunger Response Program, our inventory has been severely depleted. Your support is needed. Put together kits, volunteer, or donate online to assist a family in need.

Open donation hours are Monday-Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

You can always donate online by clicking the green 'donate' button in the upper right hand corner of this page or by mailing a check to Granite Education Foundation, 2500 S State Street, Suite D-108, Salt Lake City, UT 84115.

Thank you for supporting Granite Kids!

 

 

Food Kits


Many  families new to America are unfamiliar with canned food items. Granite Education Foundation provides items these families are more accustomed to such as flour, rice and dry beans. These essentials are in high demand and are difficult for the Foundation to keep in supply. 

A Basics Bag includes:

  • 2-pound bag of flour
  • 1-pound bag of dry beans
  • 1-pound bag of rice
  • Assemble items in a plastic grocery bag

Please deliver completed kits in small/medium size boxes

 

Student Weekend Kits are sent home in the backpacks of food insecure children in our schools. The pack contains enough food for four meals and several snacks.

A Student Weekend Kit includes:

  • 2 individual size microwaveable meals (Easy Mac, Ravioli, Spaghetti & Meatballs)
  • 1 fruit cup/squeeze pouch or applesauce
  • 1 shelf stable pudding cup
  • 2 juice boxes or pouches
  • 2 instant oatmeal
  • 1 individual sized peanut butter crackers or cheese crackers
  • 2 granola bars (no peanuts)
  • Package in a gallon Ziploc bag

Please deliver completed kits in small/medium size boxes 

 

Dinner In A Bag provides a meal for a family living with food insecurities. These bags can be handed out by a counselor, social worker or community center coordinator.

Dinner In A Bag includes:

  • Option 1: Spaghetti sauce with meat (no glass jars), spaghetti noodles, canned veggie/fruit and a dessert mix.
  • Option 2: Two Knorr side dish packets, canned chicken, canned fruit and a dessert mix. 
  • Option 3: 2 large cans of chili, a packet of corn bread and a dessert mix.

Please deliver completed kits in small/medium size boxes

 

A Snack Pack is given to food insecure students by teachers, administrators and social workers. Snack packs are always in high demand.

A Snack Pack includes:

  • 1 granola bar or crackers
  • 1 juice box or pouch
  • 1 small snack (fruit snacks, cookies, etc.)
  • Package into a quart size Ziploc bag.

Please deliver completed kits in small/medium size boxes

 

School Kits


We love when our bags come full, but we understand this isn't always possible. Below are suggested items we love to receive as donations and in our backpacks. 

New elementary student sized backpack (no drawstring bags please) with:

  • Safety scissors
  • Eraser (large)
  • Glue stick
  • Colored pencils (12 ct)
  • Dry-Erase Marker 4 Pack
  • Highlighters
  • 2 spiral notebooks
  • 2 pocket folders (most optional)
  • Large Pack of Pencils
  • Small pencil sharpener
  • 24 count crayons

We love when our bags come full, but we understand this isn't always possible. Below are suggested items we love to receive as donations and in our backpacks. 

New adult size backpack (no drawstring bags please) with:

  • 1 three-ring binder
  • 1 package of college ruled loose leaf paper
  • 2 college ruled notebooks
  • 2 pocket folders
  • 2 highlighters
  • 1 Pack of Pencils (preferably mechanical with a lead refill)
  • 2 pens
  • Colored pencils

Hygiene Kits


Kits are given to girls who start their period while at school or to those who do not have parental support to purchase feminine hygiene basics. This takes away stress and anxiety for many girls in our schools.

Feminine Hygiene kits include:

  • 3 pads
  • 2 tampons
  • Women’s deodorant.
  • Assemble in a small pouch or Ziploc bag.

Please deliver completed kits in small/medium size boxes

 

Hygiene kits are given out by social workers to students that do not have ready access to basic hygiene items.

Hygiene kits include:

  • Shampoo & conditioner
  • Toothpaste
  • 3 toothbrushes
  • 1 bar soap
  • Comb (optional)
  • Hand towel (optional)
  • Assemble items in a 1-gallon Ziploc bag

Please deliver completed kits in small/medium size boxes 

 

Other Needed Kits


Comfort kits act as a therapeutic resource for psychologists and social workers to use when speaking to or assisting children experiencing a crisis (physical or sexual abuse, death of a loved one, etc.). Items help soothe a child so they can speak with the adult offering assistance.

Comfort kits include:

  • 8oz. small bottle of water
  • Tissues (2 ply, 10 sheets/pouch)
  • 3Fl. oz. hand sanitizer
  • 2 individually wrapped hard Lifesaver candies
  • Assemble items in a medium sized Ziploc bag

Please deliver completed kits in small/medium size boxes

Many impoverished students in our schools don't have access to hair care. Hair kits provide the necessary tools to help these young students and give them an extra boost of confidence. It's not uncommon to see educators, bus drivers and even crossing guards doing young girls' hair.

Hair kits include:

  • A hairbrush
  • Small comb
  • Hair elastics (no tangle)
  • Elastic headbands
  • Nail polish
  • Lip glass/balm (flavored)
  • Assemble items in a 8" x 14" cellophane bag tied with a decorative ribbon 

Please deliver completed kits in small/medium size boxes

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