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OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

The Mission and Membership Care Committee is collecting items for
Operation Christmas Child.  Learn more below!
This international mission provides children the first true gift any of them ever receive.  The treasures inside these boxes communicate that someone care for them and gives them an opportunity to experience the love of God.

How you can help:

1. Purchase items to fill the shoebox.

2. Make a monetary donation. Shipping is $9 per box. We need            $2700 to mail the 300 boxes we will assemble. 

3. Pack a box. If you include your name and address, a child may        write you back.

4. Build a shoebox. Check out
    www.samaritanpurse.org/operation-christmas-child/buildonline
    for instructions. If you build online, you can print out a shipping      label and track where your box has been sent.

5. Pray for the children whoo will receive out gifts.


ALL BOXES WILL BE PACKED BY NOVEMBER 12TH.
WHAT TO PUT IN A BOX?
Your box necessities should include: Toothbrush, Soap, Washcloth, Comb, 4 Band-aids, 2 Pencils, 2 Erasers, Pen, Box of Crayons, Writing Tablet/Coloring Book

Ideas for fun stuff: Stuffed Animal, Ball, Toy Cars, Sunglasses, Hair Clips, Socks, Finger Puppets, Picture Books, Yo-yos, 
Jump Ropes, Caculators, Friendship Bracelets, Make your own craft to include.

What NOT to send: Candy, Toothpaste, Used or Damaged Items, War related items such as toy guns, knives or military figures, food of any kind, lotion, vitamins, drink mixes, aerosol cans, glass items, pocketknives, matches.
  1. Shoe Boxes
    Shoe Boxes
  2. Shoe boxes and packing station
    Shoe boxes and packing station
  3. List of items
    List of items
  4. Packing boxes
    Packing boxes
  5. Filling boxes with love
    Filling boxes with love
    Packing for shipping
  6. UMM Packing up
    UMM Packing up
  7. Every year SUMC has them packed for shipping
    Every year SUMC has them packed for shipping
  8. UMM helping load trailer for delivery!
    UMM helping load trailer for delivery!