Add this Event to Calendar 11/07/2022 10:00 AM 12/09/2022 09:00 PM Chemo Care Packages (Drop off)

Grades 5-12

During the holiday season it's easy to get caught up and forget about those in need. In this program, teens will be purchasing the specific items on the Chemo Care Package List. The list can be picked up at Reference or emailed to you BUT below is the list if you need it. Just let Jillian know. You will have a month to purchase the items and put them in a special bag, ready to go. You will be making the Chemo Care Package at home yourself. Please hand in the Chemo Care Packages at Reference by Friday, December 9th. Donations will go to the Sloan Kettering in Commack. Two hours of community service will be given for this program. Register now.

 

Chemotherapy Care Package List

*Everything must be unscented or plain*

A backpack or easy-to-carry bag to hold anything you need to bring to your infusions.

Thick, warm grip socks, a scarf, or a blanket in case you get cold during or after an infusion.

A neck pillow to use at infusions.

A warm cap or beanie to prevent you from being cold, especially if you experience hair loss.

Tissue packs, mints.

Ear plugs for naps, sleeping at night.

Sanitizing or disinfecting wipes for easy cleaning of the surfaces in your home.

A reusable water bottle that only you use, hydrated during and after chemotherapy.

Unscented, hypoallergenic hand and body soap and lotion if your skin gets dry from treatment.

Oral care like a mouth rinse to relieve dry mouth, plain lozengers.

A soft toothbrush if your mouth is sensitive or sore after chemo.

Unscented lip balm to prevent dry, chapped lips. Sunscreen (chemotherapy can increase sun sensitivity)

Magazine, Crossword Puzzles, or Games.