Cleaning Kits for Hurricane Relief

Help us make 15 Cleaning Kits for Hurricane Relief

What's in a Cleaning Kit?

Cost around $75.00


  • One five-gallon round bucket with a re-sealable lid (14.35” h x 12.19” w x 12.19” d)
  • No screw lids
  • It may be have been used, but must be free from all residual product
  • Advertisements on the outside are acceptable
  • One 32-64 oz. bottle liquid laundry detergent
  • One 16-40 oz. bottle liquid concentrate household cleaner
  • No spray cleaners
  • One 16-34 oz. bottle dish soap
  • One 4-8 oz. pump spray air freshener
  • One 6-14 oz. pump spray insect repellent (pack of 10-20 wipes also acceptable)
  • Pump spray bottles must have protective covers
  • One scrub brush
  • With or without handle
  • 18 re-useable cleaning wipes
  • No terrycloth, microfiber, or paper towels
  • Remove from packaging
  • Five scouring pads
  • No stainless-steel pads with soap in them
  • Remove from packaging
  • 36-50 clothespins
  • One 50-100 ft. clothesline (cotton or plastic line)
  • 24 roll of heavy-duty trash bags (33-45-gallon sizes)
  • Remove from packaging
  • Five N95 particulate respirator dust masks (1-3 mm thickness)
  • No surgical masks
  • Two pairs of kitchen gloves
  • Durable for multiple uses
  • Remove from packaging
  • One pair of work gloves
  • Cotton with leather palm or all leather


  • Place all liquid items in the bucket first.
  • Place remaining items in the bucket fitting them around and between the liquid items.
  • Scouring pads and trash bags can be separated in order to fit all of the items in the bucket.
  • Clothespins may also be placed in a small re-sealable bag.
  • Secure the lid on the filled bucket.


  • All items must be new with the exception of the bucket and lid.
  • All cleaning agents must be liquid form. No powders are accepted.
  • If items have been omitted, label bucket. Please indicate which items are missing.
  • Sponges have been removed from the list of supplies due to the challenge of locating the non-cellulose sponges that prevent mildew. Non-cellulose sponges will be added to each bucket upon arrival at the affiliate warehouse.
  • Do not include any personal notes, money, or additional material in the kits.