Delivering Food, Shelter, and Hope to the Poorest of the Poor.


"Joy is prayer – Joy is strength – Joy is love – Joys is a net of love by which you can catch souls".
–Mother Teresa

Serve with Team Joy
Would you like to make a difference in the lives of needy children by being a member of TEAM JOY? It is a FUN and FULFILLING way to volunteer either long-term or short-term.
"Box of Joy truly is a labor of love!"
The Tinsley Family
Screening Center Volunteers, Miami, FL
Short Term

Serve anywhere from half day to a few weeks, usually as part of a Drop-off Center Team during Box of Joy Week (in November) or as part of the Screening Center Team during the screening process in south FL (late November to mid-December).

"What an experience!"
Steve Gibson
Drop off Center Coordinator, Orlando FL
Long Term

Serve anywhere from several weeks during the key month of November, a few months during the Box of Joy season (August to December), to year-round. Drop-off Center Coordinators and other leadership and support positions are available in every community in the U.S. as well as the Box of Joy office in Boca Raton, FL.

For volunteer opportunity questions, contact:
Volunteer Manager 800-914-2420 Ext 137

Donations of Gift Items

Companies and organizations can bring joy to children in need by donating bulk quantities of gift items. At the National Screening Center, we use these "fillers" to assure each Box of Joy is filled to the top! Please see suggested items and contact us for details or info about sponsorship opportunities.

Thanks to our Sponsors!


Cross Catholic Outreach

2700 N. Military Trail, Suite 240

PO Box 273908

Boca Raton, Florida 33427-3908


Cross Catholic Outreach is a 501c3

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