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how to assemble a shoebox

please only gift items that are new and unused.

select a gender and age group:

  • Female/Male – Infant to 2 years old
  • Female/Male – 3 to 5 years old
  • Female/Male – 6 to 8 years old
  • Female/Male – 9 to 12 years old
  • Female/Male – 13 to 17 years old
  • Female/Male – Adults & Seniors
fill your shoebox with small gifts some items to consider:

Bottles, pacifiers, onesies, small blankets, teething toys, small stuffed animals

Toys, fidget spinners, sensory toys, coloring books, crayons, colored pencils, markers, art supplies, books, bubbles, glowsticks, treats

Gift cards, word search books, crossword puzzles, memory/brain games, notepads, pens, phone chargers, flashlights, sewing kits, hats, gloves, scarves, socks/gripper socks

Armchair/bedside caddy, reading light, shawl/shoulder wrap, desktop calendar, stress ball

Hand lotion, brushes, combs, hair ties, nail care kits, scrunchies, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, toothbrushes, toothpaste

Gum, mints, granola bars, candy, tea packets

please no toy guns and no perishables.

wrap your shoebox

Grab your favorite wrapping paper and dress up your shoebox.

If you cannot wrap the present yourself, that’s okay, we will take care of that at one of our wrap parties.

Wrapped or unwrapped, label the outside of your gift with the age and gender it is intended for.

every shoebox you make is received by someone in your own community.

drop off your shoebox

Take your shoebox to one of the many convenient Drop-Off Locations near you.