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handson bay area project in a box

Volunteer anywhere with Project in a Box

HandsOn Bay Area makes volunteering with your coworkers, friends or family easy with Project in a Box!

Project in a Box is a completely turn-key volunteering solution for your team. We package fun, creative ways to engage your friends and colleagues and benefit a deserving nonprofit organization near you.

HandsOn Bay Area identifies a benefitting charity and mails a box to you with all necessary supplies and instructional materials included. And we supply you with a pre-paid shipping label and second box to mail the finished project to the benefitting charity, after the project is complete.

Project in a Box is great for:

  • Company events

  • Parties and social gatherings

  • Holiday get-togethers

 

4 awesome projects to choose!

herb garden kits handson bay area project in a boxHerb Garden Kits NEW!

project in a box newborn's new clothesCreate instructional herb garden kits for youth centers, schools, and nonprofit food assistance programs. These kits will help children and families learn what is needed to cultivate their own food. Each kit will include four seed types: parsley, oregano, chives, and basil. 

The kits will also provide four pulp baskets to grow each seed type. Volunteers will also  assemble an informational recipe card for each seed that describes the proper growing instructions, as well as, a recipe to try out so they can enjoy their new herbs!

Supplies included: Seeds, coin envelopes, pulp growing baskets, burlap sprout bags, latex gloves, non-toxic fabric markers, cardstock sheets, sealable sandwich bags, tablespoons, stencils, scissors, blank cards and instructional materials.

Pricing

We estimate that each box option will take the group 2 hours to complete. Most orders will ship in multiple boxes.

#Volunteers 5 10 15 20 25
Price $350 $500 $650 $800 $950
Kits made 10 20 30 40 50

project in a box newborns new clothesNewborn's New Clothes

project in a box newborn's new clothesDecorate adorable onesies with animals, trains and more for mothers with new babies. The completed onesies will be donated to family shelters in an area near you.

Supplies included: Blank onesies, fabric markers, cardstock sheets, stencils, ribbon, scissors, blank cards and envelopes and instructional materials.

Pricing

We estimate that each box option will take the group 2 hours to complete. Most orders will ship in multiple boxes.

#Volunteers 5 10 15 20 25
Price $325 $575 $825 $1075 $1,325
Onesies made 40 80 120 160 200

project in a box stuffed animalsStuffed Animals 

project in a box stuffed animalsGet together with your friends and family to put together an assortment of furry friends for children in our local hospitals, shelters, and housing clinics.

This is a perfect project for your team to put together an adorable donation with a personalized note to children in need.

Supplies included: Stuffed animal casing, cotton stuffing, ribbon, cards & envelopes, markers and instructional materials.

Pricing

We estimate that each box option will take the group 2 hours to complete. Most orders will ship in multiple boxes.

#Volunteers 5 10 15 20 25
Price $700 $1,250 $1,800 $2,350 $2,900
Stuffed animals made 30 60 90 120 150

superhero cape kits handson bay area project in a boxSuperhero Cape Kits

project in a box superhero capesBring your superhero creativity and style and compile fun kits meant to empower underserved youth in the Bay Area.

Your team will trace and cut fabric, decorate bags, and create a child-size superhero cape making kit with beautiful fabric stickers to be distributed to kids throughout the Bay Area.  No sewing required, just creativity!

Supplies included: Canvas bags, pre-cut fabric, cardboard cape stencil, pens, fabric markers, fabric stickers, velcro dots, blank cards and instructional materials.

Pricing

We estimate that each box option will take the group 2 hours to complete. Most orders will ship in multiple boxes.

#Volunteers 5 10 15 20 25
Price $550 $900 $1,250 $1,600 $1,950
Kits made 30 60 90 120 150

Questions?

Please see our FAQ or contact us at projectinabox@handsonbayarea.org