We hope that you can join us for our Operation Christmas Child packing party on Sunday, November 12 at 11:30am! We will be collecting donations of items and shoeboxes up through that day.
What We Need
School Supplies: pens, pencils and sharpeners, crayons or markers, stamps and ink pad sets, writing pads or paper, solar calculators, coloring and picture books, etc.
Toys: small cars, balls, dolls, stuffed animals, kazoos, harmonicas, yo-yos, jump ropes, small Etch a Sketch, toys that light up or make noise (with extra batteries), a Slinky, etc.
Hygiene Items: toothbrush, mild bar soap (in a plastic bag), comb, washcloth, etc.
Other: T-shirts, socks, ball caps, sunglasses, hair clips, toy jewelry, watches, flashlights (with extra batteries)
NOTE: We can no longer accept candy or toothpaste donations.
As always, we need shoeboxes to pack everything in! If you decide to wrap the shoebox yourself, please wrap the box and lid separately. We are also accepting monetary donations to help cover the costs of shipping, each box costs $9 to ship. More information on how to pack a shoebox can be found on the OCC website: https://www.samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-child/pack-a-shoe-box/
This year we will be a shoebox drop-off location during National Collection week, November 13-20. Drop-off times are listed below:
Monday, Nov. 13: 6-8pm
Tuesday, Nov. 14: 6-8pm
Wednesday, Nov. 15: 6-8pm
Thursday, Nov. 16: 6-8pm
Friday, Nov. 17: 3-5pm
Saturday, Nov. 18: 3-5pm
Sunday, Nov. 19: 12-2pm
Monday, Nov. 20: 10am-12pm
For information, please email or call us: Contact Information
About Operation Christmas Child
Operation Christmas Child is a project of Samaritan’s Purse, an international christian organization that provides aid to victims of poverty, disaster, disease and war around the world. By partnering with the local church, Samaritan’s Purse has been able to deliver over 135 million shoeboxes filled with gifts to children in over 150 countries. For many children, this is the first gift they have ever received. For more information on Operation Christmas Child or how to help, check out https://www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/operation-christmas-child