SmilePacks®

 

 

 
 

Interested in helping provide for needs of children in Africa and the Caribbean? Check out our various SmilePack options below. You can bring a smile to a child halfway around the world! Include your group, or your church in making SmilePacks to have a real impact on the lives of children in need.

 

 

It's so easy!

  1. Gather the needed items
  2. Assemble the SmilePacks.
  3. Enclose $5 per SmilePack (checks payable to “COTN”) to cover the cost of shipping and other program expenses.
  4. Return SmilePacks to COTN (see drop-off locations below).

 

School SmilePack

Provide children in need with basic school supplies to make their education possible. Download your customizable flyer here.

Watch the School SmilePacks video here.

 

Using a 2-gallon plastic zip-lock bag, enclose the following new items:

  • 5 composition books
  • 1 math kit (ruler, protractor, compass)
  • 1 package of colored pencils
  • 1 pencil box filled with the following items:
    • 5 blue/black pens
    • 5 pencils
    • 1 pencil sharpener
    • 3 glue sticks
    • 1 pink eraser
    • 1 pair of safety scissors

 

 

 

Hygiene SmilePack

Provide children with toiletries to help prevent common illnesses and diseases. Download your customizable flyer here.

Watch the Hygiene SmilePacks video.

 

Using a 2-gallon plastic zip-lock bag, enclose the following new items:

  • 1 toothbrush (packaged)
  • 1 toothpaste (6 oz.)
  • 1 small pack of adhesive bandages (15-20 count)
  • 1 bottle of shampoo (12 oz. in a separate gallon zip-lock bag)
  • 1 comb/brush
  • 1 washcloth
  • 1 hand towel
  • 3 bars of soap

 

 

Bible SmilePack

Give children the Word of God, providing spiritual guidance and encouragement. Download your customizable flyer here.

 

Using a 2-gallon plastic zip-lock bag, enclose the following new items:

  • A Bible (choose one):
    • English (NIV, NLT, RSV)
    • Spanish (NIV, NLT, RSV)
    • French or Haitian Creole (NIV, NLT, RSV)
  • Small Notebook / Journal
  • Highlighter
  • Pen
  • Bookmark

 

 

Let’s Eat SmilePack

Provide children with vitamins and personal eating utensils for their daily meals. Download your customizable flyer here.

 

Using a 2-gallon plastic zip-lock bag, enclose the following new items:

  • 1 metal fork
  • 1 metal spoon
  • 1 drinking cup
  • 1 bottle of children's multi-vitamins
  • 1 plastic bowl
  • 1 plastic plate

 

NOTE: Please do not use disposable containers like Ziploc or Gladware for the bowl or plate.

 

 

Where to send your SmilePacks:

In the Southeast:
Children of the Nations
735 Herndon Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803
 
In the Southwest:
COTN, c/o Bright Vision Solar/H2O
350 Encinal St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Please call before delivery: 831-588-8057.
 
In the Midwest:
COTN, c/o Kids Fighting Hunger
11 Industrial Blvd
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
Please call before delivery: 320-203-1799.
 
In the Northeast:
COTN, c/o Let Them LOL
5205 Harris Hill Road
Buffalo, NY 14221
Please call before delivery: 716-458-0785.
 
In the Northwest:
Children of the Nations
11992 Clear Creek Rd.
Silverdale, WA 98383
 
 

 

For questions or more information, contact: 
Dave Schertzer
Chief Resource Officer
Phone: 360-633-1621

 

Consider putting together SmilePacks as:

  • Individual or Family Projects
  • Service Projects for:
  • Boy & Girl Groups/Clubs
  • Civic Groups
  • Classrooms
  • Businesses
  • Church Groups
  • Mission Projects for:
    • Sunday School Classes
    • Vacation Bible School
    • Men’s & Women’s Groups
    • AWANA
    • Christmas Projects


How Do I Become a SmilePacks Coordinator?
For more information, or to register as a SmilePacks Coordinator for your group or church, please contact us at SmilePacks@cotni.org.