Spread the JOY


Can I come earlier or later than the scheduled time?

No, our volunteers are limited to these pick-up times.

When is the next pick-up date for this year?

The pick-up schedule is updated on the website: www.spreadthejoy.org

How big are the boxes?

The size of a small Home Depot moving box (16.5″ x 11.5″ x 2.25″) along with 16 flat pizza boxes (28 “x 30″ x 3″) and 1 shipping box (37″ x 24 x 1.5”)

How many will fit in an SUV? in a Car?

SUV: The most that can fit is 96. Car: The most that can fit is 48.

What is the maximum I can pick up?

Generally, 96 for any one pick-up.

I signed up but haven't received a confirmation email yet?

You will receive a confirmation email when the sign-up closes. Generally, allow up to two weeks to receive your confirmation.

Can I sign up for a future event?

Yes, pick your sign-up date from the drop-down menu.

I have a large group of volunteers and need more than 96 boxes. Who can I reach?

If you would like to pick up more than 96 boxes, reach out to vanisha@spreadthejoy.org

Is pick up limited to this location?

Yes, the pick-ups are limited to Martinsville New Jersey. We currently do not offer an out of state program.

Where do Joy Boxes get shipped to?

All over the country! You will be sent shipping labels to leave the boxes outside for UPS or USPS to pick up.

What is in the Joy Boxes?

Our Joy Boxes include a lot of fun items which can keep the little one (of all ages) occupied for hours.  We have crayons, dominoes, playing cards, bubbles and a whole lot more!

How many hospitals are you in?

As of June 2022, we are now in approximately 240 hospitals & counting in the United States & Canada.

Are there any allergens we should be concerned about?

All of our items are LATEX FREE.

Are any of the items in the Joy Boxes used?

All of our items are brand spanking NEW (and that is never going to change)

How do you determine what goes into a Joy Box?

All the contents have been curated together with the expertise advice from Child Life Services at several hospitals, the main one being Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOPS)

How do we get the Joy Boxes?

All our Joy Boxes are delivered directly to the hospitals ensuring that it is completely contactless

How much is each Joy Box? Do you have any bulk discounts?

All our Joy Boxes are sent at NO COST to the hospital.  Knowing that these boxes can bring joy and smiles to all many beautiful individuals is all we need here at Spread the Joy!

Is there a limit on how many Joy Boxes we can order?

You can order as many Joy Boxes as you like and as many times as you want.  All we ask that these boxes be given to children whom can benefit from the love we put into each and every box here at Spread the Joy

Where can I find more information?

All our information can be found on our website. Please feel free to look around and if you have any further questions, you can reach out to monica@spreadthjoy.org.


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