Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child 400-400

Operation Christmas Child:
A Ministry of Samaritan’s Purse

BELOW IS A YEAR-ROUND PLANNING GUIDE.
YOU ARE WELCOME TO DONATE AT ANY TIME.


PRAYER
Seek the Lord first. Ask Him to open and close doors according to His will. Pray for your leadership, remembering that they have many unseen pressures and factors that influence their decisions. Pray for wisdom, clarity, and an opportunity to meet with them at the right time.

HOW TO PACK A SHOEBOX? 

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

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

APRIL:  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

SEPTEMBER:  SHOES, PUZZLES, SMALL SIZED GAMES, HANDCRAFTED ITEMS, STICKERS

OCTOBER:  MAIN TOYS / ITEMS FOR CHILDREN (YOU CHOOSE AGE), HYGIENE ITEMS

 ALSO NEEDED:

FINANCIAL DONATIONS FOR SHIPPING COST –  $9.00 PER BOX TO SHIP

FINANCIAL DONATION FOR SHOEBOX PURCHASE – 100 BOXES = $40

SOME DON’Ts

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