Have you been gathering items throughout the year for Operation Christmas Child? Well it’s time to start putting together shoeboxes! Operation Christmas Child is sponsored by Samaritans Purse. Since 1993, over 100 million children in countries throughout the world have received boxes full of gifts. For most of these children, this is the only gift they every get.
This holiday season build a box with your family to teach kindness, compassion, and generosity.
National Collection Week for shoebox gifts is November 18-25th, 2013. There are many resources available to help you get started with Operation Christmas Child. Learn how to pack a shoebox with a video from Bob & Larry from Veggie Tales. You can also order free materials to assist in your box making. Find a drop off location near you with the online locator.
If you are a Duck Dynasty fan, you will be delighted to know that Si Robertson from Duck Commander has teamed up with Operation Christmas Child! There are some hilarious videos of Si packing a shoebox!
Spread the love this year and pack a shoebox for a child!