Introduction: The Heart Bag

The Heart Bag is an emergency medical and shelter kit with several different uses. Our goal is to help people in need all around the world, from the homeless to the helpless. Not only can the bag hold medical supplies, it can also be turned into a shelter with its simple 2 in 1 setup. Always keep in mind: "The home is where the heart is".


To recreate your own Heart Bag, you will need the following:

  • A tarp 19'x12' or bigger
  • 25' Rope
  • Medical Kit
  • 14"x18" Canvas Bag

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Step 1: Your Heart Bag

The Heart Bag is an emergency supply kit that provides a home, health, and security for those who need it. In these canvas bags, sporting a medical cross in a heart logo, is a canvas sheet, rope, first aid kit, food, and instructions on how to make a tent. These bags can support a wide variety of situations, whether you're homeless, affected by a natural disaster, or just want to be prepared, The Heart Bag can help you. These bags are light weight and compact. Fit one in your trunk, garage, or keep it on your back.

Step 2: Building Your Tent

Find a suitable environment to set up your shelter, preferably an area with two trees that are somewhat close together. Tie your rope onto one tree and stretch it across to the other. Make sure the knot is secure and has no excess slack. Unroll your tarp and drape it over the rope, secure with rocks or stakes to prevent the shelter from collapsing.


Another way to build your tent is to create a sort-of lean-to. Wrap the top of the tarp around a tree and secure it with the rope. Put rocks or stakes around the bottom to make sure the wind doesn't blow the tarp. As this is a different way to set up your shelter, it is recommended that you build a simple tent.

Step 3: First Aid Kit

Inside The First Aid Kit

Headaches & Pain

  • Triple Antibiotic Ointment
  • Acetaminophen
  • AfterBite
  • AfterBurn
  • Alcohol Prep Pads
  • Ibuprofen
  • Aspirin
  • Antiseptic Towelettes

Cuts & Scrapes

  • Butterfly Bandage
  • Elbow/Knee Bandage
  • Standard Bandage
  • Bigger Bandage
  • Smaller Bandage
  • Circle Bandages
  • Extremely Small Bandage
  • Fingertip Fabric Bandage
  • Knuckle Fabric Bandage

Bleeding, Wounds & Burns

  • Sterile Combine Pad
  • Sterile Eye Pads
  • Sterile Non-Woven Pads 3x3, 4x4, 2x2
  • Vinyl Gloves
  • Roller Gauze Bandage

Sprains & Strains

  • Roller Gauze
  • Triangular Bandage
  • Popsicle Sticks
  • Medical Tape
  • Safety Pins
  • Cold Compress

Blisters, Sings & Splitters

  • Q-tips
  • Mole Skin
  • Bandiand Tweezers

CPR & Shock

  • Scissors
  • Shock Blanket
  • CPR Breathing Barrier
  • Thermometer Old Fashion Style


  • Nutrition Bars (Kind)

Step 4: Repacking Your Heart Bag

Start by folding up your tarp and wrap the rope around it for convenient packing. Place the tarp and rope into Heart Bag. Make sure it is secure and wont move around while traveling. Place the first aid kid securely next to the tarp and you're on your way.

The Heart Bag is a very useful product that can help everyone. Whether it is an emergency, for the homeless or the helpless, The Heart Bag will help you.