Operation Christmas Child
Operation Christmas Child brings joy and hope to children in desperate situations worldwide through gift-filled shoe boxes and the Good News of God’s love. Shoeboxes are packed with gifts of small toys, school supplies, hygiene items, t-shirts and sunglasses, etc. Every box is delivered with love AND with a gospel message! For more information, please visit the Operation Christmas Child official website.
Starting in 2017 Immanuel became a dropoff location for Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes. We also accept item donations year round for our yearly packing party in November.
Plastic shoe boxes
Small Stuffed Animal
Beach Balls/Balls with pump
Small Etch a Sketch
Small instrument/ Kazoo
Ball and jacks
Toothbrush* (No toothpaste)
Crayons (Crayola brand)
Small picture books
Flashlight with batteries
Fishing line/ supplies
Don’t forget “Wow” items
Wow items surprise and delight a child. Some great items to include are:
Please keep in mind the size of a shoebox when making purchases.
NO liquids or candy of any kind including toothpaste.
God has already chosen a child to receive your shoebox. Thank you.
In the hands of local churches, every gift-filled shoebox is a powerful tool for evangelism and discipleship—transforming the lives of children and their families around the world through the Good News of Jesus Christ!
Did you know you could fit a soccer ball in a shoebox? Did you know that it's a big deal? A soccer ball fits in a shoebox when it's deflated. It's a big deal when you put it - along with a small air pump -in an Operation Christmas Child (OCC) shoebox! Buy...read more
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