Christmas CareBox Guidelines PDF Print E-mail


Container: Use a shoe box size plastic container (approximate size 7” wide, 41/2” high and 12” long); the child will be able to use the box.  Please avoid using larger boxes, boxes of the approximate same size are easier to pack and cause less confusion at the time of distribution.  Please do not gift wrap boxes as they must go through customs.  Please tape the lid to the box with good tape going completely around the box.

Gender: The box should be prepared and labeled for a boy or a girl.

Destination: The boxes will be going to Haiti.

Deadline: The boxes should be to us before noon Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

Shipping Cost Donation: Please enclose $6 for assistance in shipping.  Checks should be made payable to Pathway Outreach Ministries.

Delivery Point: The boxes need to be delivered to New Life Christian Center, 169 Section Road, Boaz, AL  35957.

Contact Information: Call Harry Whitt at 256-593-4611 (Office), 256-505-2344 (Cell), or email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Do not pack the following:  Knives, unwrapped candy, homemade food items, candy that may melt, perishable items, liquid items like bubbles, used toys or clothes, medicines, breakable objects or toy guns.  Do not include books or games in English because the children do not speak English.

Recommended items:

School Supplies: paper, pencils, pens, crayons, color markers, coloring books, etc.

Hygiene Supplies: toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, washcloth, comb, hairbrush, hair bows, hair clips, etc.

Toys: small dolls, small stuffed animals, jump ropes, small balls, small cars, inflatable punch balls, balloons, toy jewelry, watches, etc.

Food and Candy: hard individually wrapped candy, chewing gum, , suckers, canned tuna or chicken, etc.

Other Items: socks, caps, t-shirts, underwear, small flashlight, plastic cup, small plastic bowl, small sewing kits, etc.

Note: We are NOT affiliated or associated with the Operation Christmas Child program of the Samaritan’s Purse organization.

Permission is granted to copy these guidelines and distribute within your church and among your friends and associates.