“ I have a family that has recently been displaced to a domestic violence shelter. Mom mentioned that her 9 year old son desperately needs shoes and socks. Can you help?” YES!
“I am requesting Boxes of Basics for children two student ages 6 & 8 who just relocated here from another country and have nothing, can you help?” YES!
“Can you provide a Box of Basics for a 2nd grade boy. Single mother is struggling and he is desperate need of clothing, can you help?” YES!
“One of my students and her brother are in desperate need of clothes. We found out they aren’t coming to school (today is out first day) because they don’t have decent school clothes. Can you help and provide them with Boxes of Basics?” YES!
At Boxes of Basics we believe that every child deserves to have their basic clothing needs met.
Our mission is to provide children in need with a seasonal box of quality new and gently used clothing in their size.
Our amazing volunteers hand select and pack every Box of Basics and tailor it for each individual child. When a child receives their Box of Basics we want them to feel like they are opening a gift!
Boxes of Basics collects quality new and gently used clothing donations from community clothing drives.
Our amazing volunteers help sort and pack the Boxes of Basics for children in need.
We work with other local charity, government and religious organizations to identify and serve those in need.
Are you passionate about what we're doing? Here are a few ways you can get involved now!
Each Box of Basics contains a season's wardrobe of quality clothing based on the child's age, size and gender.
Boxes are packed with a variety of outfits, pants, shirts, dresses, jackets, shoes, socks pajamas and one “Sunday Best” outfit.
*Underwear, socks and shoes are the only items we require to be purchased new.
Consider making a donation to Boxes of Basics, there are many ways to support our work!
- Make a one-time donation
- Set up a monthly donation
- Shop our Amazon Wish List
Boxes of Basics is an IRS 501(c)3 nonprofit charitable organization. Federal Tax ID #81-1661092
Boxes of Basics works with a variety of local organizations in and around Prince William County, Virginia. Our partner organizations identify and refer children in need to Boxes of Basics.
Please contact us if your organization would like to become a Boxes of Basics partner.
Boxes of Basics follows the Prince William County School Calendar. Our last day of the season is June 11th. Normal operations will resume on August 23rd. We are honored to serve the children of Prince William County and look forward to helping many students during the 2021-2022 school year!
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Your generous gift will help us fund our mission to help those in need. Together, we can make a difference.
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