Operation Christmas Child


The season for OCC has begun!  There are many different ways you can participate.

  • As always, you can pack a box (or several) and bring them into the church.
  • Participate in the weekly donation of items in specific categories
  • Donate money for the shipping of those boxes we will pack with the donated items. The costs is $9.00 per box to ship.

We will be accepting completed boxes until November 17th

If you wish to donate items for boxes, we would like to accept donations in these categories:

Sunday October 20:  School supplies (pencil boxes, pencils, crayons, sm. notebooks,

Markers, scissors, glue sticks etc… PLEASE NO LIQUIDS

Sunday October 27:  Hygiene items (hairbrushes, toothbrushes, toothbrush holders, combs, soap, washcloths etc.. PLEASE, NO TOOTHPASTE and NO LIQUIDS

Sunday November 3:  Toys:  Soccer balls with a hand pump are a coveted item!  (yoyos, jacks, balls, kazoos, flashlights/batteries, games, cards, stuffed animals, dolls, tools for older boys etc.) PLEASE , NO CANDY, GUM or WAR RELATED ITEMS

Sunday November 10:  Clothing (socks, hair ties and bows, T shirts, hats, flip flops, sunglasses, sewing kits, etc.)

Save the date:  Wednesday November 13th:  Packing Party following dinner at Wednesday Night Live.  We’ll be packing boxes with all of the donated items.  It is lots of fun and we can use many hands!

For more information, you can call Debra Cecere 924-4536 or go to  www.Samaritanspurse.org then click on the “What we do” bar at the top.  Operation Christmas child is one of the choices.  Directions on how to pack a box can be found there.

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