We will be collecting Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes on November 24, 2019.
As we get closer, boxes will be provided by the church, and you will need to go online and pay for your shipping and tracking label or include the $9 in the box.
Below are some suggestions of things that you can be collecting at home in order to have when it is time to pack your box.
April : toothbrushes ( no toothpaste allowed), washcloths and soap (no liquid or sanitizer allowed), stuffed animals – any kind (Dollar Tree and after Easter clearance are a good source)
May: Nerf footballs, basketballs, or soccer balls that will fit in a shoebox. Also small toys, bouncy balls, yo-yo’s, slinkies, etc.
June: Baby dolls or Barbies (for 5-9 year girls) and Nerf balls ( any shape for 5-9 year boys) that will fit in shoebox. Also start looking for school supply sales.
July: School supplies-composition or wire- bound notebooks, pencils, erasers, small sharpeners
August: School supplies
September: Coloring books and crayons, flip flops, socks- any size, any color
October: (Focus-10-14 boys) small tools, hammers, nails, screwdrivers, screws, duct tape, oven mitts, nerf balls. Also stuffed animals and small toys.
November: Shipping cost of $9 per box.