Doing The Little Things
Making a Difference

Shoebox Ministry coordinates the collection and distribution of toiletry items in the Phoenix Metro area to those who are experiencing homelessness and others who need but can’t afford hygiene items.

Our Mission

To provide hygiene kits to the most vulnerable population in the Phoenix Metro area.

Our Team

Our board members are volunteers who care deeply about our homeless population.

Our Volunteers

People from every walk of life helping to make life better for homeless people in the Phoenix Metro area.

About Shoebox Ministry

We are dedicated to providing hygiene kits to the Valley’s most vulnerable population.

Who We Are

Shoebox Ministry, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit service corporation, in Phoenix, Arizona. Shoebox was founded in 1988 with the specific goal of meeting the personal hygiene needs of people experiencing homelessness and others in need of help.

We coordinate the collection and distribution of toiletry items for agencies serving individuals and families experiencing homelessness, domestic violence survivors, people in recovery, the working poor, and other people who need, but cannot afford, hygiene items throughout the greater Phoenix area.

Your Donations Help Us Build . . .

Hygiene Kits
Vanity Kits
Mini Kits

Your donation of toiletries and time make a difference in the lives of those less fortunate.

Total Volunteers

People Helped

Agencies Supported

Hygiene Kits

Each hygiene kit is designed to last 30 days and are tailored for men, women, families, and youth.

Mini Kits

Our Mini Kits are designed to last 3-4 days each and are tailored for adults and youth.

Vanity Kits

Vanity Kits have bandaids, dental picks, cotton balls and Q-tips.

Our Founder & Board

We make a difference in the lives of people during a very traumatic time in their life. Providing them with dignity and necessary daily hygiene supplies.

Judy Borgeson


Rich Jeriha

Board President

Jerry Lopez

Board Vice President

Becky Gaylor

Board Treasurer

Peggy Casey

Board Secretary

Kathlees Boos

Board Member

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