Shoeboxes For Military Spouses

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“My children had been so excited to see what was in the box. To all of our surprise, most of the contents were for me. This was not very common. I wanted to send you this to say ‘Thank You.’ I cannot begin to explain to you how special it made me feel.” ~ Chana, A Military Spouse

Each year hundreds of volunteers assemble thousands of gift packages destined for military spouses at North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia military bases.

Capture23In 2014, more than 300 volunteers assembled 4,500 Shoebox Gifts during eight days of work.  The Shoeboxes Gifts were delivered to spouses at Fort Bragg, Seymour Johnson AFB, Camp Lejeune, Norfolk Naval Base, and Joint Base Charleston military bases.

This program is a way to recognize and appreciate the multitude of challenges facing spouses

shoeboxes-image001-29Each shoebox contains a wide array of gifts, Including:

Gifts For a Military Wife

Pocket size New Testament, travel size body wash/shower gel, travel size fragrance mist and splash, travel size bubble bath and soaks, small shower sponge, small room fragrance candles, travel size fragrant hand sanitizer, gift card, brace- let, earrings, jewelry set, scarf, sample size bags of coffee.

Gifts For a Military Husband

Pocket size New Testament Bible, travel size shower gel, sample size bags of coffee, non-breakable mug, gift card, sports magazine, cookbook for grilling, chef’s apron, flashlight with batteries, gum, breath mints.

Included in Each Gift is a Note of EncouragementIMG_7030

Thousands of school age children write a personal note  to a military spouse, showing appreciation for  the spouses’ sacrifice while their loved one is serving to protect our country.


Please consider showing your support to help cover ministry, and other project costs. We rely on supporters like you to fund our programs for military spouses. All donations are tax deductible. If you would like, also include your contact information with your email to receive ministry updates, and additional volunteer opportunities straight to your email inbox.

Send Your Donation To:

Support Military Spouses

P.O. Box 395
Apex, North Carolina 27502