Welcome to the Jared Box Project!

For more than 20 years Jared Boxes have delivered countless smiles, laughter and hope to children in hospitals across the country.

Jared Boxes are a great way for you, your children, school or organization to bring the gift of play to young patients as they navigate through their hospital experience.

About the Jared Box Project

Read about history, our mission and our impactful community efforts.

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Jared’s Story

Learn about Jared and the inspiration for this project.

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What is a Jared Box?

A Jared Box is a plastic shoe-sized storage box filled with small gifts, toys, games, crayons, coloring books, and fun activities. Each box contains items selected for a specific age and gender. The boxes are given to children in the hospital to provide a special, fun diversion.

It’s so easy to get started!

Follow our simple step-by-step instructions to make your Jared Boxes either individually or with a group. Find everything you’ll need including helpful tips, video examples and some fun downloads, too!

MAKE A JARED BOX

How To Get Involved

There are multiple ways you, your family, or your organization can get involved with The Jared Box Project.

FIND A HOSPITAL

MAKE A JARED BOX

BECOME A SPONSOR

MAKE A DONATION

Making a Difference

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Find a Hospital

With over 400 hospitals across the United States and more around the globe, you’re sure to have a facility close by that partners with the Jared Box Project.

FIND A HOSPITAL

Useful Resources

Whether you’re getting ready to make your very first Jared Box or just want a quick refresher, find everything you need right here.

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Kid’s Corner

Jared Boxes provide a lot of hope and bring huge smiles to the faces of children facing medical hardship.

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“My son Eli loves his Jared Box. It means a lot to him to have a box that belongs to him, in a place where he has no control or say over what happens. The joy you give him daily is priceless.”

“You have no idea how you touched those who receive your box. My son, Ryan, is 5 and was scared to death to be in the hospital. His Jared Box was the bright spot for him. He played with it the entire time. What a wonderful tribute to your friend Jared. I am sure he has a big smile on his face too.”

“When my 6-year-old son returned from surgery, the nurse gave him a Jared Box and his spirits soared! He was thrilled and excited to find all the goodies inside. He couldn’t believe they were actually for him. Needless to say, this gift made his stay easier, made him feel special and kept his mind occupied with fun thoughts, instead of the reason he was in the hospital. You are doing such a good deed. You make boys and girls happy every single day!”

Make a Donation Today!

Your contributions help The Jared Box Project continue to provide outreach to community organizations and hospitals across North America.

The Jared Box Project is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Donations made by businesses are tax deductible.

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