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Since 1946, CLWR has sent aid to people experiencing need around the world. CLWR’s We Care program continues to ship thousands of urgently needed supplies every year through the donations of dedicated congregations, service groups and individuals like you. Your gifts of love are received by people affected by poverty or displaced by war, hunger or natural disaster, and are vital to the operation of hospitals, schools, refugee camps and development programs. Your support changes lives.

Become involved with We Care

Getting involved with the We Care program is easy!

  1. Contact us to order your cloth We Care bags, quilt tags, We Care bear t-shirts and hygiene kit bucket
  2. Assemble your kits or quilts using the instructions in this brochure.
  3. Ship the completed kits or quilts free of charge to our warehouse via Home Hardware’s free shipping.
  4. Sign up for our We Care e-newsletter to receive regular updates on where the kits and quilts are sent and to learn how your gifts have made a positive impact.

In a hurry? For a $15 donation, we’ll pack a Quick Kit for you! Quick Kits contain the same items as a Learning and Living kit to provide a child with the supplies she or he needs for school.

Kit Instructions

Each kit represents an opportunity to make a difference in someone’s life.

Download instructions and information for the following:

We Care kit instructions including Learning & Living Kits, Baby Bundles, Hygiene Kits and more
We Care pillowcase dress
We Care t-shirts-into-diapers
We Care shorts for boys
We Care knit teddy bear

Shipping Labels & Transportation

Thanks to the generosity of our national transport sponsors, supporters of the We Care program can deliver their donations free of charge to our Winnipeg warehouse.

After completing your project, pack the items in a sturdy box (please, no bags) and attach a CLWR shipping label.

Ship boxes free of charge to our Winnipeg warehouse by dropping them off at any Home Hardware store. Please contact us about using regional carriers such as Arnold Bros. Transport Ltd.

Our suggested donation for each bag, tag, bucket and t-shirt is $5. This will help us cover the cost of shipping a container filled with We Care kits and quilts to its destination. Send donations for bags, tags, t-shirts and buckets to our head office. Credit card donations can be taken over the phone.

We are grateful to each of our transportation partners for their support of our We Care program!

Download We Care shipping labels:

We Care shipping label

Where kits go

From schools to hospitals, big cities to remote villages, refugee camps to areas affected by disasters, CLWR’s humanitarian relief shipments support the diverse and longstanding work of our international partners.

The first stop for most donations is CLWR’s Winnipeg warehouse where kits, quilts and other materials are sorted and checked by volunteers and packaged for international distribution. Most goods are compressed into bales so that each shipment can contain the maximum quantity of materials.

We Care worship resources

Service of Dedication for We Care kits and quilts
Order of Service for the Dedication of We Care kits and quilts