Bless Children Around the World

2023 Box of Joy group sign-up is now open! Mobilize your parish, school or volunteer team to spread joy to underprivileged children.

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Box of Joy provides schools, parishes, organizations, and families with an inspiring opportunity to send gifts to Haiti, Guatemala and other developing countries.

A Box of Joy is a Christmas shoebox that is donated and packed with toys, clothing, school supplies and other essential items by U.S. parishes, schools and groups. Each child who receives a Box of Joy also receives a rosary and a booklet in their own language that tells The Story of Jesus. Box of Joy provides hope to children in need, each gift represents Christ’s love, and may be the only Christmas gift they receive.

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We guide you every step of the way

1

Register your group

Tell us how many boxes your group wants to put together. We’ll send your group leader a Project Leader Kit with information and instructions.

2

Go shopping

Get your group together to fill up your boxes using our gift list as a guide.

3

Drop off your boxes

For each box packed, please donate $9 to provide aid to the ministry partners in the child’s community and cover overseas shipping.

1 Register your group

Tell us how many boxes your group wants to put together. We’ll send your group leader a Project Leader Kit with information and instructions.

2 Go shopping

Get your group together to fill up your boxes using our gift list as a guide.

3 Drop off your boxes

For each box packed, please donate $9 to provide aid to the ministry partners in the child’s community and cover overseas shipping.

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Got Questions?

Check out our FAQ page to learn more about Box of Joy and how it works.

In 2021, thanks to the generosity of people like you, Box of Joy blessed

106,276

children in 7 countries

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Registration for 2023 group sign up is now open!

Do something special for children in need. Register your group and we’ll help you from there!

Box of Joy is a registered trademark of Cross Catholic Outreach.