Operation Christmas Child 400-400

Operation Christmas Child: A Ministry of Samaritan’s Purse

FARMLAND FRIENDS CHURCH WILL BE HAVING A PACKING PARTY ON OCTOBER 29th, 2016 FOR SENDING GIFTS THROUGH OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD.  EACH BOX HAS A $7 SHIPPING FEE, SO SHIPPING DONATIONS ARE APPRECIATED.  BELOW IS A LIST OF MONTHS AND SUGGESTED ITEMS TO DONATE DURING THAT MONTH.

THIS IS A SUGGESTION LIST.  

YOU ARE WELCOME TO DONATE ANY ITEM AT ANYTIME. YOU NEVER KNOW WHEN A GREAT BUY WILL COME YOUR WAY!

ALWAYS NEEDED: PRAYER

JANUARY / FEBRUARY:  HYGIENE ITEMS-IVORY SOAP, WASH CLOTHES, TOOTHBRUSHES & TOOTHPASTE, COMBS, HAIR CLIPS AND BANDS, SUNGLASSES, HATS,  MANICURE SETS

MARCH:  SOCKS, FLIP FLOPS,  MAIN TOYS FOR CHILDREN AGE 2-4

APRIL:  INDIVIDUALLY WRAPPED CANDIES, T-SHIRTS, MAIN TOYS FOR CHILDREN AGE 5-9

MAY:  SMALL TOYS: MCDONALDS TOYS, YO-YOS, JUMP ROPES, SIDEWALK CHALK, ETC

JUNE:  MAIN ITEM/TOY FOR CHILDREN AGE 10-14

JULY & AUGUST:  SCHOOL SUPPLIES-CRAYONS, PAPER, SOLAR POWERED CALCULATORS, PENCILS, MARKERS, ETC

SEPTEMBER:  SHOES, PUZZLES, SMALL SIZED GAMES, HAND CRAFTED ITEMS, STICKERS

OCTOBER:  MAIN TOYS / ITEMS FOR CHILDREN (YOU CHOOSE AGE), WRAPPED CANDY & CANDY CANES, HYGIENE ITEMS

 ALSO NEEDED:

FINANCIAL DONATIONS FOR SHIPPING COST- $7.00 PER BOX TO SHIP

FINANCIAL DONATION FOR SHOE BOX PURCHASE

100 BOXES = $40

SOME DON’Ts

  • NO LIQUIDS. THEY HAVE BEEN KNOWN TO OPEN AND SPILL DURING SHIPMENT.
  • NO CHOCOLATE. IT MELTS
  • NO WAR OR CAMOFLAUGE TYPE ITEMS
  • PLEASE ONLY NEW ITEMS