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Drop-off your shoe boxes HERE during one of these times:
 
Monday, November  12th  |  4:00 – 6:00pm
Tuesday, November 13th  |  4:00 – 6:00pm
Wednesday, November 14th  |  4:00 – 8:00pm
Thursday, November 15th  |  4:00 – 6:00pm
Friday, November 16th  |  4:00 – 6:00pm
Saturday, November 17th  |  1:00 – 3:00pm
Sunday, November 18th  |  12:00 – 2:00pm
Monday, November 19th  |  10:00am – 12:00pm
 
 
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Operation Christmas Child is a ministry that fills shoe boxes with small gifts to give to children in poverty all over the world, while also sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with them. Our church is a part of that ministry in various ways.
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How You Can Help:

Bring In Items

Bring in items that we’ll use to pack shoe boxes with during our Packing Party on Wednesday, November 14th. *See below for a complete list of suggested items.* Collection bins will be inside the main church entrance doors the 4th Sunday of each month, or in the Children’s Wing every Sunday.

Packing Party

Wednesday, November 14th  |  6:00pm
Join us on Wednesday, November 14th for our all-church, family, community event of packing hundreds of shoe boxes, starting with FREE pizza at 6:00pm! Adult volunteers are needed to sort items (starting at 2:00pm), or to inspect, label & count boxes during the party.

Drop-Off Location

Drop-off your shoe boxes here during one of the drop-off times *listed above.* We’ll make sure they get from here to the OCC Warehouse.
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Suggested Items:

SCHOOL SUPPLIES:
pens, pencils & sharpeners, crayons,
writing pads or paper, solar calculators, coloring & picture books
 
TOYS:
small cars, balls, small dolls & stuffed animals, kazoos, harmonicas, jump ropes, small Etch A Sketch, slinkys, soccer balls & pumps, balloons
 
HYGIENE ITEMS:
band-aids, combs, wash cloths, tooth brushes (please no tooth paste)
 
OTHER:
Plastic shoe boxes,
T-shirts, socks, caps & hats, gloves,
hair clips, toy jewelry, watches, small clothing items, flash lights & batteries
 
DO NOT INCLUDE:
used or damaged items, toy weapons, knives, chocolate, liquids or lotions, toothpaste, medications or vitamins, shampoo, candy, breakable items such as snow globes, glass containers or aerosol cans
 

70,000 gift-filled Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes packed by Canadians will go to children in Haiti this year. (CNW Group/Billy Graham Evangelistic Association of Canada) (CNW Group/Samaritan's Purse Canada)

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For more information, please contact Sheila Shea: ricoshea1@comcast.net