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Christmas Box House

Christmas Box HouseThe Christmas Box House provides emergency residential shelter and resources for children ages 0 to 11 who are in state custody because of alleged abuse or neglect. The children stay here temporarilly until a more permanent place can be found for them. This may be in foster care or with family members.

The Christmas Box House has a capacity for 34 children and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Children utilizing the Christmas Box House receive health, medical and dental screening, transportation and participate in recreational activities.

Bike PathWe are fortunate to partner with the non-profit organization, Christmas Box International, which helps with fundraising for basic needed items and for recreational events. Christmas Box International also supports the Christmas Box House located in Ogden and the planned house in Moab.