TICONDEROGA - Birthing kits will be assembled at the First United Methodist Church in Ticonderoga by the United Methodist Women (UMW) on Wednesday, Oct. 6, at 10 a.m.
The birthing kits are used in areas of need around the world, many times following earthquakes and other natural disasters. Some of the items needed in the kits are hotel size (1 oz) bars of soap, latex gloves, 1 square yard of clear plastic sheeting - 4 mil thick, and flannelette receiving blankets - 1 sq. yd. each.
People can bring items to the church by Tuesday, Oct. 5. The First United Methodist Church is located at 1045 Wicker St. (Rt. 9N) in Ticonderoga. For information call the church office at 585-7995.