Operation Christmas Child is almost here! This Sunday, we're going to be packing shoe boxes full of gifts to be sent to children around the globe. But we need your help. We need you to donate the gifts. So, go shopping and bring your gifts to church on that Sunday and we'll all pack shoe boxes together.
TOYS: Include items that children will immediately embrace such as dolls, toy cars, stuffed animals, kazoos, harmonicas, yo-yos, jump ropes, balls, toys that light up and make noise (with extra batteries), etc.
SCHOOL SUPPLIES: pens, pencils and sharpeners, crayons, markers, notebooks, paper, solar calculators, coloring and picture books, etc.
NON-LIQUID HYGIENE ITEMS: toothbrushes, bar soap, combs, washcloths, etc.
ACCESSORIES: t-shirts, socks, hats, sunglasses, hair clips, jewelry, watches, flashlights (with extra batteries), etc.
DO NOT INCLUDE: Used or damaged items; war-related items such as toy guns, knives or military figures; chocolate or food; out-of-date candy; liquids or lotions; medications or vitamins; breakable items such as snow globes or glass containers; aerosol cans.
Visit the Operation Christmas Child web site for more details on how to pack a shoe box, video tutorials, and powerful stories of children's lives impacted by God's love.