“The mission of Operation Christmas Child is to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to children in need around the world. Through this project, Samaritan’s Purse partners with the local church worldwide to share the Good News of Jesus Christ and make disciples of the nations” https://www.samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-child/mission-and-history/
LLWC has been packing shoeboxes for several years, but we haven’t really kept track of the numbers. Here’s what we know:
- 2022 – 83 boxes went to South Africa and Columbia
- 2021 – 40 boxes went to Honduras
- 2020 – went to Ukraine
- 2017 – 20 boxes
- 2015 – went to Zimbabwe
- Build a Shoebox Online.
- Follow your box to see where it goes!
- Free materials from OCC.
- Hard to reach areas — what are they?
- How to pack a shoebox.
- Items that are NOT allowed in shoeboxes.
- Shoebox gift suggestions for boys and girls.
- What goes in my shoebox?
- Year-Round Shoebox Shopping, Packing, & Tips
- Amazon storefront — An optional list of quality items that are great for shoebox gifts!
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Regional offices for OCC
- Why $10?
“Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these” Mark 10:14.