What are Hygiene Kits?

Hygiene Kits provide access to every day essential items for those experiencing financial insecurity.

These items are challenging to access and expensive for people experiencing financial insecurity. United Way Niagara has responded to this community by providing Hygiene Kits for people who may be experiencing homelessness, living in shelters, living in poverty or in precarious situations. United Way has provided more than 8,400 hygiene kits to individuals since 2017.

Hygiene kits provided to individuals since 2017.

By supporting individuals with these basic needs we are providing a sense of dignity to those who otherwise may not have access to these everyday items. When a person is able to care for their own personal hygiene, they are then able to focus on other important needs such as finding a home, employment and a sense of community.

Each kit contains…