We will gather to provision and pack OCC shoeboxes for children around the world.
Operation Christmas Child is a project of Samaritan’s Purse.
For details about the ministry and items that you can and cannot include in a shoebox please visit the link below.
Please note that they no longer allow toothpaste, candy of any kind, food items, liquids, toys that depict violence or used items.
Please bring new, unwrapped toys, school supplies, hats, scarfs, gloves and other clothing items that would fit in a small standard size shoebox.
Please do not bring shoeboxes as these will be provided by host.
Snack items and beverages will also be provided by host for those participating in this event so please do not bring any food or beverages to the event.
If you cannot attend but would like help In this endeavor you can “sponsor” our boxes as Samaritan’s Purse requests a $9.00 per box cash donation to cover shipping cost.
We typically pack approximately[masked] shoeboxes at this annual compassion in action TCS event so we will need between $675 -$900 in donations to cover shipping costs for our boxes.
You can mail your checks directly to Samaritan’s Purse but please post here How many boxes you have sponsored so we will know how many boxes we will still need to cover.
The address for Samaritan’s Purse is at the provided URL link as well.
Please note that there is no on premise parking at this event venue but free street parking is available around the corner on South Park Drive and Fisher Park Circle.
Come prepared to be filled with the Spirit of CHRISTmas as we become the hands and feet of Jesus in bringing joy and the gospel message to children all over the world!