Care Packages

One of the biggest morale-boosters for our family is receiving a care package from friends and family in the USA! Days here can be very hard, so being surprised with a box of love (in the form of American goodies) is such a huge blessing to each one of us!



If you are interested in sending a care package, please find a wishlist below of some of our favorites that we can't get here, and send me a quick message for our shipping address: cristaashworth@yahoo.com.

Shipping can be pretty expensive--ask your shipping office/post office about a flat-rate box for international packages, and that might really help. Another idea is to make the care package a group project for your Bible study or home group--that way each person could contribute a few small items plus a cash donation toward shipping costs. :)


Our Wishlist:

Canned 100% pumpkin puree
Semi-sweet chocolate chips
Light brown sugar
Pure Vanilla extract
Rice Krispies Cereal
Ranch seasoning mix
Cholula hot sauce, original, chili lime and jalapeno
Ro-Tel, original and mild
Chili powder
Sweet Baby Ray's or Jack Daniels BBQ sauce
Trader Joe's Cookie Butter
Cream of Tartar
Baking soda
Baking powder
Numi brand tea bags, Rooibos and Earl Grey
Organic coconut oil
Almond butter
Kind Bars (especially the ones with lower sugar...mint/chocolate flavor is a fave)
Foil cupcake liners
Fun cake decorations/sprinkles
Boxed cake mixes (white, yellow, red velvet)
Boxed brownie mixes
Reese's peanut butter cups
Reese's Pieces
Candy corn/candy pumpkins
Jelly Belly jelly beans
Hershey Kisses (plain)
Beef jerky
Ziploc or generic brand zipper bags, all sizes
Secret Clinical Strength deodorant (smooth solid or clear gel, but NOT invisible solid)
Puffs Plus tissues with lotion
Sambucus elderberry syrup (homeopathic)
Burt's Bees lip balms (all varieties EXCEPT original/peppermint)
Recently released Christian books, nonfiction


**Tip for shipping that helps us on this end:

Please itemize your shipment on the shipping forms, or print out your own list with approximate prices for each item and tape it to the outside of the box. All boxes go through customs, and sometimes they keep them and make us go pay taxes on the stuff inside in order to retrieve them. But, if you declare the shipment as a "gift" on your shipping form, and itemize things pretty well, the box has a much better chance of rolling right through customs and coming to our front door.


Thank you for wanting to support and bless our family as we serve here in Berlin!

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