Each holiday shoebox contains the following items:
- 1 hat
- 1 pair of gloves
- 1 scarf
- 1 pair of socks
- 1 pair of underwear
- 1 deodorant
- 2 razors
- 1 bar of soap
- 1 bottle of shampoo
- 1 bottle of lotion
- 1 toothbrush
- 1 tube of toothpaste
If you choose to create a women’s box, please include a small pack of sanitary napkins. For a children’s box, please include a small toy instead of razors and deodorant.
Please wrap the shoebox lid and box separately and tape the downloadable checklist to it, noting if it is a box with men’s, women’s, boy’s, or girl’s items in it.
Please do not add more items than what is listed above to any shoebox. If you have extra items to offer, please donate them separately. Please do not include cash, food, candy, mouthwash, or gift cards.
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DROP-OFF AT 71 ‘O’ STREET:
We will be accepting shoebox gifts from November 27 – December 12. You are invited to drop them off at 71 O St NW between the hours of 10:00am-3:00pm seven days a week.
You may also choose to donate online.
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE EMAIL NONMONETARYDONATIONS@SOME.ORG.