Share the love #forthekids

This Valentine’s Day, you can bring smiles to kids and teens experiencing homelessness in your community! A fun, at home volunteer project for all ages! Fill a box with Valentine’s Day treats for the kids, and include a box of valentines for them to give to their friends.

Boxes of Love will be decorated and filled by you, and then given to youth experiencing homelessness in Orange County.

All boxes needed by February 9th.

We kindly ask that with every box, you also include a $25 gift card or $25 donation.

How to Make a Box of Love:

1. Start with making a $25 donation for each box, or include a $25 gift card to Target, Amazon, Visa, or any other store kids love. Please have gift cards in a separate envelope when dropping off the boxes.

2. Find a box, basket, or bag to fill!

3. Choose who the box is for. You can make it for boys, girls or be gender-neutral. Boxes will be for students ranging from 5 to 24 years old.

4. Decorate the box with stickers, paint, markers, etc. get creative!

5. Fill the box with a box of valentines for our kids to give to their friends, and other fun items such as:

  • Valentines candy 
  • Valentine’s crafts and craft supplies
  • Fun socks 
  • Seasonal snack items
  • Activity books
  • Hair accessories
  • Hygiene items
  • Slime
  • Sports items
  • Small toys and games

*Any food needs to be in its original manufacturing packaging.

6. Label your box. Please include gender and age range.

7. Bring box to PHA! Drop off hours are Monday-Friday, 10 am-4 pm at 1954 Placentia Ave, Suite 202, Costa Mesa, 92627

All boxes needed by February 9th.

Questions? Contact us at- 

Need community service hours? We are happy to sign off on 2 hours for every box.


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