Operation Christmas Child provides an opportunity for people of all ages to be involved in a, hands-on project of Samaritan’s Purse – filling a shoebox! This ministry focuses on the true meaning of Christmas – Jesus Christ – God’s greatest gift.
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New Drop Off Location
The Collection Centre has MOVED!
NEW – Regional Drop Off Location
Bethel Gospel Chapel,
Collection Week is November 16 -22
Monday, Nov 16
NEW Contact Information
Here are a few tips to help address some concerns but do not hesitate to reach out if you have questions! Reach out to email@example.com or call/text Cheryl 705-358-0897
My church is NOT participating this year
You can still participate by picking up a shoebox at a designated pick up location and dropping it off yourself at the Collection Centre during Collection week.
I have concerns about going out shopping
You can fill a shoebox online from the safety of your home (see complete details and link below) OR you can ask someone to pick up your contents for you – stay safe!
Should I put the same items as always in my shoebox due to COVID-19?
Yes shoebox content suggestions remain the same but COVID-19 is a reality around the world and many of our destinations do not have the resources we do. Feel free to place a mask and extra soap in your box. REMEMBER – no liquids so please do not put hand sanitizer in your shoebox!
I am having financial trouble due to COVID-19 but still want to do a box
We understand these are unique times. If you are having financial hardship due to the pandemic but still want to do a box – consider finding a partner or two and remember to shop at the Dollar Tree to save on costs!
Pack a Shoebox Online – Anytime!
When you pack your online shoebox(es) with us, select the “Follow my shoebox” checkbox. We will email you when we know which country your shoebox(es) will be sent to. The email will share about the impact that shoebox gifts are having on children, their country, and the spreading of the Gospel message.
Go to packabox.ca to learn more!
See the OCC website page – Why $10.00 to find out more.
For more information about Operation Christmas Child visit their home page at: www.samaritanspurse.ca/occ/
Operation Christmas Child Resources.
- How to pack a box
- Shoebox destinations
- Colouring sheets
- Bulletin inserts
Answers to Operation Christmas Child frequently asked questions!
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