What is operation christmas child?
BRING YOUR SHOE BOX ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 24TH
Operation Christmas Child is a project of Samaritan’s Purse, an international Christian relief and evangelism organization headed by Franklin Graham. The mission of Operation Christmas Child is to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to children in need around the world, and together with the local church worldwide, to share the Good News of Jesus Christ. Since 1993, Operation Christmas Child has collected and delivered more than 168 million gift-filled shoe boxes to children in more than 160 countries and territories. For many of these children, the gift-filled shoe box is the first gift they have ever received.
Now you can download an app and have them build your box and send!
Check it out HERE
HOW TO PACK A BOX
Gift suggestions and what NOT to pack here
- Pick up a shoe box from the cafe or auditorium.
2. Decide if you will pack for a boy or girl.
3.Fill with Gifts
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.
Most importantly, pray for the child who will receive your gift. You can also include a personal note and photo.
5.Follow Your Box Labels
Donate $9 online and receive a tracking label to Follow Your Box and discover the destination of your shoe box gift.
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