Baltimore, January 19, 2010 - A shipment
of Lutheran World Relief health kits and layettes left LWR's warehouse
in New Windsor, Md., today, to be distributed to Haitian earthquake survivors.
LWR partner Church World Service will
distribute the shipment of 650 health kits and 1500 layettes, the first
of multiple planned shipments to Haiti. LWR has committed material resources
valued at nearly $500,000 and plans to send more health kits and layettes,
along with quilts and school kits, in the near future.
Health kits, with soap, washcloth, towel,