KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Public Library announced that it would hold its fourth hygiene product drive, collecting travel-size personal care items donations.

Those wishing to help can visit any Kansas City Public Library location to drop off supplies in marked donation bins from Jan. 3-12.

The donated items will be assembled into kits, along with a copy of the Library’s award-winning Street Sheet, on Jan.17 and then handed out to individuals who are unhoused in Kansas City.

Items being accepted for the personal care kits include:

  • Shampoo
  • Body wash and soap
  • Toothbrushes and toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Washcloths
  • Combs and hairbrushes
  • Nail clippers
  • Adhesive bandages
  • Razors
  • Lip balm
  • Hand sanitizer