Delaware County Pennsylvania

Papal Visit Deployment

As you have volunteered to participate in the deployment for the Pope's visit, we would like to take this time to ensure that you are prepared to help others. Below is a list of items that you should generally keep on hand. Please note that this list is NOT comprehensive; you may require more or less of some items, while others you may not need at all. Please use this as a basis to create your own 'go bag'.


  • Protein bars/snacks that are high in protein

  • Water

  • Index card with a list of all medications, doctor's number, and emergency contact

  • Chair (you will not want to stand for 12 hours)

  • Extra pair of contacts/glasses

  • Contact solution

  • Medications

  • Hat

  • Glasses/sunglasses

  • Sunscreen

  • Extra socks

  • Electronics (phone, radio, camera, etc.)

  • Chargers (for the above)

  • Batteries 

  • Hand Sanitizer

  • Flashlight

  • First Aid kit

  • Lip moisturizer (i.e. chapstick)

  • Pens/pencils

  • Paper (i.e. steno book, notebook)

  • Hardcopy list of contacts

  • Poncho/rain gear

  • Cash