Operation Christmas Child

what is Operation Christmas Child?

The Samaritan's Purse project Operation Christmas Child collects shoebox gifts‑filled with fun toys, school supplies and hygiene itemsand delivers them to children in need around the world to demonstrate God's love in a tangible way.

How to pack a shoebox

Fill A Shoebox

[shoeboxes available in lobby]

Select a medium to large "wow" item such as a soccer ball with pump or stuffed animal, then fill with other fun toys, hygiene items, and school supplies. 

Don’t forget to also include a personal note and photo—sometimes these are the child's favorite things to receive!

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Build A Shoebox Online


Collection Week Is

November 15th - 22nd

Volunteers will receive and record shoeboxes and assist in packing shoeboxes into crates for shipping.

Interested in volunteering during collection week?