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Care Packages

Overview

We are proud to partner with Care Package Express for our care package program again this year! Care Package Express is owned and operated by Kim Chiurazzi, who is the parent of a Biola alumnus. Below are the current package options, but be sure check back soon, as new care packages will be added frequently! Seasonal and holiday packages will be available throughout the semester. Custom care packages are available upon request. Please call (949) 293-9784 or email carepackageexpress@cox.net for inquiries.

Order a Care Package

To order a care package, please email Care Package Express at carepackageexpress@cox.net or leave a voicemail for Kim at (949) 293-9784. When ordering, please provide your name, your student's name, student's mailbox number, student's email address, the care package selection and your return telephone number. Kim from Care Package Express will call you to confirm your order, and to process your credit card payment with MasterCard, Visa or Discover. Please do not send credit card information via email as the vendor will process payment over the phone. All prices include tax and delivery. Although care packages cannot be delivered directly to your student's dorm room, you and the gift recipient will be notified by email of the package delivery to the Biola mailroom.

Fall/Thanksgiving Care Packages

"Give Thanks"

Give Thanks Care Package

Our “Give Thanks” care package is the perfect way to welcome in the wonderful holiday of Thanksgiving. Whether your student will be coming home for Thanksgiving, or celebrating with friends at school, who wouldn’t love to receive a care package with these favorite seasonal treats?

Each “Give Thanks” care package features the following useful and delicious treats:

"To go" coffee mug, spiced cider packets, caramels, pecan "sweetie pie," pumpkin spice bread, cinnamon donuts, oatmeal cookies, chocolate caramel corn and a custom "Give Thanks" greeting card with Psalm 118:1 Bible verse with your personalized message.

$50 (Includes tax and shipping to Biola)


"Happy Fall Y'all"

Happy Fall Y'all Care Package

Here's a great way to help your student usher in the fall season!

This autumn-themed care package is filled with the following fun, seasonal and delicious items:

Bobblehead scarecrow figurine, chocolate caramel corn, pumpkin bread, oatmeal cookies, cinnamon mini donuts, pecan sweetie pie, trail mix, caramels, crispy rice treat and custom "Happy Fall Y'all" greeting card with your personalized message.

$50 (Includes tax and shipping to Biola)



"Harvest Blessings"

Harvest Blessings Care Package

Share the blessings of this beautiful season with your favorite student!

Each "Harvest Blessings" care package is filled with the following decorative, useful and delicious items:

Harvest wall plaque, sunflowers, "to go" hot drink mug, chocolate caramel corn, cinnamon mini donuts, salted caramel tea, salted caramel crumb cake, snickerdoodle cookies, caramel candies, apple sweetie pie and custom "Harvest Blessings" greeting card with your personalized message.

$50 (Includes tax and shipping to Biola)


"Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice"

Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice Care Package

Our "Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice” care package is a great way to welcome in the long-awaited Pumpkin Spice season!

Each pumpkin spice themed care package is filled with the following useful, decorative, and delicious seasonal items:

A pumpkin spice mug, ceramic decorative pumpkin, Starbuck’s pumpkin spice latte beverage, two Starbuck’s pumpkin spice coffee pods, pumpkin spice bread loaf, Lil’ Debbie’s pumpkin spice mini muffins, Quaker pumpkin spice oatmeal, pumpkin spice snickerdoodle cookies, Bel Vita pumpkin spice breakfast biscuits, caramel corn with chocolate pretzels and pumpkin candies and a "Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice” custom greeting card with your personalized message.

Quantities are limited, so please place your order early!

$50 (Includes tax and shipping to Biola)


"Thankful, Grateful & Blessed"

Thankful, Grateful and Blessed Care Package

Our "Thankful, Grateful and Blessed” care package pretty much sums up our feelings this Thanksgiving! Whether your favorite students will be celebrating Thanksgiving at home or away this year, this box is sure to make them feel loved!

Each autumn-colored gift box is filled with these decorative, useful and delicious seasonal treats:

"Thankful, Grateful, Blessed" wooden plaque, "to go" coffee mug, fall silk leaves, harvest caramel corn snack mix, mini pumpkin spice muffins, pecan "sweetie pie," crispy rice treat, caramels, cinnamon mini donuts, oatmeal cookies, pumpkin spice instant oatmeal packet, orange spice tea bags and a custom "Thankful, Grateful and Blessed" greeting card with your personalized message.

$50 (Includes tax and shipping to Biola)

Christmas and Finals Care Packages

"Holly Jolly Christmas"

Holly Jolly Christmas Care Package Our "Holly Jolly Christmas" care package is brightly colored, fun and festive. It's sure to bring a smile to your favorite student's face!

Each whimsical, elf-themed care package is filled with these decorative and delicious treats:

Plush elf door hanger, elf hat headband with jingle bells, cranberry orange bread, white chocolate caramel corn, assorted Christmas cookies, crispy rice treat, chocolate pretzels, hot cocoa, mini marshmallows, peppermint candies and a custom "Holly Jolly Christmas" greeting card with your personalized message.

$50 (Includes tax and shipping to Biola)


"Joy to the World"

Joy to the World Care Package Our "Joy to the World" Christmas care package keeps the focus on the real reason we celebrate this special holiday!

Each brightly colored care package includes these useful, decorative and delicious seasonal treats:

"To go" coffee mug, wooden "joy" plaque, poinsettia silk flowers, "He is Christ the Lord" journal book, snowflake Christmas notecards, sequined Christmas bulb ornament, shortbread cookies, white chocolate caramel corn, cranberry orange bread, white chocolate bark with dried cranberries and almonds, cherry "sweetie pie" and a custom "Joy to the World" greeting card with your personalized message.

$50 (Includes tax and shipping to Biola)


"Merry & Bright"

Merry and Bright Care PackageOur "Merry and Bright" Christmas care package is a wonderful way to help your favorite student(s) welcome in the holiday season!

This cozy, themed care package is filled with decorative, practical and delicious items. Each box contains the following contents:

Plush Christmas moose stuffed animal, sweater covered ceramic mug with scarf, mitten Christmas ornament, mini Christmas stocking with peppermints, two hot cocoa packets, mini marshmallows, milk chocolate moose sucker, white chocolate mint "moose mix" (caramel corn, candy canes and chocolate chips), chocolate chip mint bread and a custom "Merry & Bright" Christmas card with your personalize message.

$50 (Includes tax and shipping to Biola)


"Chill Out"

Chill Out Care PackageOur "Chill Out" care package is a great choice as a combination Christmas and finals gift option! It has all the seasonal elements and enough fun items and treats to keep your favorite student satisfied while completing papers, projects and studying for those pesky finals!

Each fun-loving, penguin-themed care package is filled with the following decorative, useful and yummy treats:

Mini penguin plush stuffed animal, inflatable Christmas penguin (14" x 22"), mini penguin lunch box, penguin ceramic mug, hot cocoa packets, mini marshmallows, white chocolate mint caramel corn, chocolate chip mint bread, chocolate mint Oreos, Junior Mints candies, Sno Caps candies, M&M candies and a custom "Chill Out" greeting card with your personalized message.

$50 (Includes tax and shipping to Biola)


"Smarty Pants" — Finals

Smarty Pants Care Package Our "Smarty Pants" finals care package is sure to instill confidence and inspire your favorite students to do their best on their final exams!

Each fun-filled care package is loaded with useful and delicious treats for those long study sessions:

"To go" coffee mug, notepad, index cards, Post-It notes, highlighters, colored pen set, two K-Cups of Columbian coffee, two herbal orange spice tea bags, apple, Smarties candies, peanut butter Buddy bars, salted peanuts, M&M candies, mini Oreo cookies, crispy rice treat, caramel corn, granola bar and a custom "You've Got This Smarty Pants" greeting card with your personalized message.

$50 (Includes tax and shipping to Biola)


"Hit the Books" — Finals

Hit the Books Care PackageOur "Hit the Books" care package includes everything your favorite student will need for those long study sessions in preparation for final exams!

Each themed care package includes the following practical and delicious items:

"Hit the Books" to go coffee mug, two K-Cups coffee pods, two herbal tea bags, caramel corn, sugarless gum, peanut butter Buddy bar, M&M candies, microwave popcorn, apple, granola bar, mini Chips Ahoy cookies, salted peanuts, Post-It notes, index cards, notebook, highlighter markers, colored pens and a custom "Hit the Books" greeting card with your personalized message.

$50 (Includes tax and shipping to Biola)

Well Wishes Care Packages

"Hats Off to the Grad" — Graduation

Hats Off to the Grad Care Package Our "Hats Off to the Grad" care package will share your congratulations and help you honor your favorite graduate's achievements!

Each brightly colored, themed care package will include the following fun, memorable and delicious items:

Plush graduation bear (with cap, gown and diploma), graduation mason jar mug, graduation cap noisemaker "clapper," graduation necklace, graduation badge, two K-Cups coffee pods, chocolate caramel corn, fudge striped shortbread cookies, cherry "sweetie pie," Kit Kat candies and a custom "Hats Off to the Grad" greeting card with your personalized message.

$50 (Includes tax and shipping to Biola)


Welcome to Biola — "Let the Adventure Begin"

Let the Adventure Begin Care Package This school spirit care package is the perfect way to welcome your favorite student to Biola for the first time, or to welcome them back for another year of adventure!

Each Biola themed care package is filled with the following fun, practical and delicious items:

Biola plush eagle mascot, lightweight knapsack, magnetic Dry Erase board, earbuds, journal book, to go coffee mug, caramel corn, fudge striped shortbread cookies, Skittles, peanut butter M&Ms and custom "Let the Adventure Begin" greeting card with Joshua 1:9 Bible verse inside with your personalized message.

$50 (Includes tax and shipping to Biola)


"Hang in There" — Encouragement

Hang in There Care Package This special "hang in there" care package is perfect for those times when your student needs a little extra encouragement. (e.g. heavy workload, relationship troubles, injuries, homesickness, etc.)

Each brightly colored care package is filled with the following fun, useful and delicious items:

Plush stuffed monkey, travel coffee mug, milk chocolate caramel corn, chocolate chip bread loaf, fudge shortbread cookies, pecan sweetie pie, two chocolate s'mores and custom "Hang in There" greeting card with Psalm 9:9 Bible verse inside with your personalized message.

$50 (Includes tax and shipping to Biola)


"Just for You Out of the Blue"

 Care Package This special "just for you out of the blue" care package is perfect for those times when you'd like to surprise your students with a little something to let them know you are thinking of them.

Each bright, blue care package is filled with the following fun, useful and delicious items:

Journal book, cold drink decanter, three chapsticks, Crest toothpaste, berry-flavored Hawaiian Punch instant drink mixes — single serving size, Eclipse peppermint gum, Doritos cool ranch chips, Goobers chocolate covered peanuts, Rice Krispie Treats, mini Oreo cookies, mini Chips Ahoy cookies, honey roasted peanuts, microwave butter popcorn and custom "Just For You Out of the Blue" greeting card with Philippians 1:3 Bible verse inside with your personalized message.

$50 (Includes tax and shipping to Biola)


"You are my Sunshine"

You are my Sunshine Care PackageThis special "you are my sunshine" care package is perfect for brightening your students' days and lifting their spirits!

Each sun-filled care package is filled with the following fun, useful and delicious items:

"You are my sunshine” 5x7” framed poster, mini windmill, bubbles, ceramic mug, EOS lip balm, mini napkins, flavored sparkling water, lemon sugar cookies, sweetie pie, Jujufruits candy, Lemonheads candy, Golden Oreos, Juicy Fruit gum, Lays potato chips and custom “You Are My Sunshine” greeting card with Psalm 127:3 Bible verse inside with your personalized message.

$50 (Includes tax and shipping to Biola)


"Under the Weather" — Get Well

Under the Weather Care Package We know how hard it is to care for your students when they are ill and far from home. Each item has been carefully selected to brighten their spirits, help them pass the time, and provide some of the care and comforts of home.

This care package includes the following contents:

Fleece throw blanket, stuffed animal, chicken noodle soup with a spoon, four cinnamon tea bags, mug, cough drops, vitamin C drops, two packets of tissues, digital thermometer, lip balm, fruit snacks, cloth for a cold compress, puzzle book, playing cards, Biola Health Center phone number and list of services and get well greeting card with personalized message from home.

$50 (Includes tax and shipping to Biola)


"You Take the Cake" — Happy Birthday

You Take the Cake Care PackageOur "You Take the Cake" happy birthday care package is sure to make your student feel loved on his or her special day! Birthdays are such exciting times, and we know how hard it can be to celebrate when you're far from home!

Each festive care package is filled with the following fun and delicious items:

Plush teddy bear, Martinelli's sparking cider, caramel corn, chocolate chip cookies, Red Twizzlers, Dots candies, Rice Krispie Treat, silly string, napkins and custom "You Take the Cake" birthday card with your personalized message.

Add a gift card to your care package (assorted types) for the face value plus a $2.00 service charge.

$50 (Includes tax and shipping to Biola) — order early to ensure on-time arrival at Biola!