Volunteer at a Shoebox Processing Center!
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Volunteer at a Processing Center

Millions of shoeboxes are collected during National Collection Week. Before these special gifts can bring hope and joy to children around the world, each one has to be carefully inspected and made ready for overseas shipment by volunteers like you. You can help prepare shoeboxes for delivery by volunteering at one of our eight processing centers across the United States. About 80,000 volunteers serve annually at our processing centers.

We have opportunities at the processing centers for volunteer groups of all sizes. You can volunteer as an individual or with family and friends.

Volunteer registration for the processing centers opens in October. If you haven’t already done so, take a minute now to create a profile on our volunteer page so you can complete the process quickly when registration opens for your area. Registration opens at 8 a.m. local time for each processing center location.

Processing Center Locations

Boone, North Carolina
Dallas/Fort Worth
Southern California

We also have year-round opportunities for volunteers to serve in a variety of unique roles. Click here to learn more about these opportunities.

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