October 14-November 4 — Completed shoeboxes should be returned to Gloria Dei by November 4th
Do Not Include
Candy; toothpaste; used or damaged items; war-related items such as toy guns, knives, or military figures; chocolate or food; seeds; fruit rolls or other fruit snacks; drink mixes (powdered or liquid); liquids or lotions; medications or vitamins; breakable items such as snow globes or glass containers; aerosol cans.
Once you have filled your shoebox, written a note to the recipient, and prayed over your box, completed shoeboxes should be returned to the OCC display. At the display, please complete a tag noting the gender and age-bracket for the intended recipient. Also, the cost to ship each box is $9.00
For more information about Operation Christmas Child—visit www.samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-child