Operation Christmas Child

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Operation Christmas Child

Pre-packed Shoeboxes Due

Sunday, November 13th


Real Life Church Packing Party 

Wednesday, November 16th at 6:30 pm

Worship Center Lobby

Families welcome!

Bring any items you'd like to donate and come pack boxes with us.

Help us collect items for our packing party!

See examples of items below.

Oct 30 

Bring Non-liquid Personal Care items

  • Comb
  • Hairbrush
  • Toothbrush
  • Washcloth
  • Adhesive bandages
  • (Colorful ones can help a child be more willing to wear a bandage. Do not include liquid antibiotic ointment.)
  • Reusable plastic containers: cup, water bottle, plate, bowl, blunt-edged utensils
  • (Consider filling an empty container with non-liquid items such as hair bows, bracelets, sunglasses, or washcloths to maximize the space.)
  • Blanket

Nov 6

Bring in non-war-related small toys

  • Foam ball
  • Kickball (Make sure to include a manual air pump so that the ball can be reinflated.)
  • Costume items to play dress-up, such as crowns and costume jewelry
  • Plastic toys and toy figures
  • Yo-yo
  • Small Frisbee
  • Small kite
  • Etch A Sketch

Nov 13

Bring school supplies

  • Pencils
  • Small manual pencil sharpener
  • Colored pencils
  • Pencil case
  • Pens
  • Crayons
  • Markers
  • Coloring pads
  • Coloring books
  • Picture book
  • Notebooks
  • Glue stick (Do not include liquid glue.)
  • Small adhesive tape
  • Watercolor set
  • [Finger paint palette/crayons/markers (non-liquid containers), paintbrushes, canvas, or paper]
  • Building blocks
  • Playdough
  • (Consider adding plastic cookie cutters as non-sharp utensils the child can use with the playdough.)
  • Stickers
  • Make your own items such as finger puppets and friendship bracelets. Download instructions here.