It’s Time To Get Packing!
It’s OCCtober! And that means it’s time to pack your shoebox with plenty of Christmas cheer!
1079 Life and Samaritans Purse are giving you the opportunity to give a child on the other side of the world their first ever Christmas present. Operation Christmas Child works with children in the world’s poorest places to give them hope, love and a smile this festive season by presenting them with a shoebox lovingly prepared by you.
Start with an empty shoebox with a lid no larger than A4. Choose who to pack for – a boy or a girl and what age – 2-4 years, 5-9 years or 10-14 years old. Fill the shoebox with new gifts that a child will love – like toys, school supplies, clothing and hygiene items. Donate $10 per shoebox here and stick a label on each shoebox.
On Shoebox Sunday, the last Sunday in October, take your shoebox to a participating church. Easy!
But while you’re here – pledge your shoeboxes! You can tell us in 25 words or less why you’ve chosen to pack a shoebox and you could win a trip to Cambodia with Operation Christmas Child to hand deliver boxes to these amazing kids.
You’ll also find information on what to pack, your local drop off point and how to track your shoebox to its delivery location.
Tune in on Wednesday Oct 11 from 1pm as Scotty and Jayne broadcast live from the Operation Christmas Child processing centre to hear how your generosity is making an impact.
So make someone’s Christmas by packing a Shoebox for Operation Christmas Child with Samaritan’s Purse and Adelaide’s 1079 Life
03/10/2017 / Kit Densley