Men pray before breakfast in the Aid Center for Deported Migrants on October 11, 2014 in Nogales, Mexico. The center is part of the Jesuit-run Kino Border Initiative that provides food, shelter and assistance to migrants. Photo – David Maung

For the Kino Border Initiative To Help Migrant Families

For the Kino Border Initiative To Help Migrant Families NOVEMBER 19 – 20, 2022 After the 4:00 PM Mass Saturday; and 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM Sunday in the Courtyard, Holy Cross Catholic Church, Mesa AZ. Every year,thousands of migrant men, women and children are deported to Nogales,Sonora or arrive in the city fleeing their country, often with only the clothes on their back. The Kino Border Initiative provides critical humanitarian needs, last year serving 199,420 meals. Please observe sizes requested, and hold your gifts to deliver on the dates of the drive as storage is limited.

Food and supplies:
Coffee, Dried beans, Rice, Oatmeal, Vegetable oil,
Kool Aid, Baby formula, Plastic forks and spoons, Dish soap, Aluminum foil, Trash bags (medium)

Travel items:
Masks, Latex gloves, Hats, Gloves, Scarves, Warm blankets, Backpacks 

Personal hygiene:
Travel-size toiletries,
Tooth paste,Tooth brushes Hand soap, Shampoo,
Baby lotion and shampoo, Diapers (all sizes), Deodorant (men, women). Toilet tissue.

Clothing:
Men’s:
Sweatshirts, Sweaters, Pants (28-34)
T-shirts (S-M), Socks, Underwear (S-M-L)
Tennis shoes (5-10) Womens:
Sweatshirts, Sweaters, Pants/leggings (S-M)

Women’s :
Shirts (S-M), Socks, Tennis shoes (6-8),
Boy’s:
Underwear (ages 5-10) Socks (ages 2-10)
Tennis shoes (6-10)
Girl’s:
Socks (ages 2-10)
Tennis shoes (6-10) 

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