Bethlehem Morning St
United States of America

We're collecting Holiday Hope Chests for disadvantaged children in the Lehigh Valley. Fill a wrapped shoebox with happiness for boys and girls ages 6-8 (valued up to $25/box). Help us reach our goal to collect 50 boxes (25 girls/25 boys).

Drop off your wrapped, filled box at one of our live Rotary meetings. FINAL COLLECTION DATE: 12/2 FIRST THURSDAY HAPPY HOUR MEETING!

Frequently Asked Questions

Printable List of Gift Suggestions

Gift Ideas for Children 6-8 Years Old

  • Art Supplies (Scented Markers)
  • Books and Puzzles
  • Card Games, Travel Games, Flash Cards
  • Coin Purse, Wallets
  • Craft Projects, Slime, Magic Tricks
  • Drawstring Bags
  • Earbuds
  • Hair Brushes and Accessories
  • Jewelry, Nail/Manicure Set Journals/Diaries
  • Refillable Water Bottles
  • Shampoo, Soap, Lotion
  • Sports Items, Nerf Balls
  • Stylish/Sporty Pens & Pencils, School Supplies
  • Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Toiletries* Toys
  • Winter Hats, Gloves, Socks, Scarves
  • Watches

Items to avoid:

  • Balloons
  • Cameras
  • Candy/Gum/Food
  • Glass items
  • Money
  • Religious materials
  • Sharp items: scissors, knives, razors
  • Toy guns or toys that look like weapons
  • Used or opened items
  • Violent or inappropriate books Movies
  • CD’s
  • Jump ropes
  • Yo-yo

How do I wrap a shoebox with a flip-top lid?
View a video demonstration. Remember that the box should still be able to be opened and that the items inside are not wrapped.

How do I wrap a shoebox with a removable lid?
Wrap the lid and the box separately. The box should still be able to be opened after it has been wrapped. Please do not wrap the items in the box.