Operation Christmas Child – Box Send Off November 23rd

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How can you help?

PACK A BOX
We have Operation Christmas Child boxes available for you to use with directions inside.
Choose the age (2-4, 5-9, or 10-14) and gender of the child who will receive your box.
Fill the box with gifts. (See suggestions following.)
Include a $7 donation to help cover shipping costs.
Bring the box to worship on Sunday, November 23rd for the blessing and a special send off.  If you prefer, you can drop off your boxes during church office hours any day of the week before November 23rd.  (Boxes will leave the church during the service.)
PRAY for the children who will receive the boxes.

Gift Suggestions

SCHOOL SUPPLIES: pens, pencils and sharpeners, crayons or markers, stampers and ink pad sets, writing tablets or paper, solar calculators, coloring and picture books, etc. TOYS: small cars, balls, dolls, stuffed animals, kazoos, harmonicas, yo-yos, jump ropes, small Etch A Sketch, toys that light up or make noise (with extra batteries), Slinky, etc. HYGIENE ITEMS: toothbrush, toothpaste, mild bar of soap (in a plastic bag), comb/brush, washcloth, etc. OTHER: T-shirts, socks, baseball caps, sunglasses, hair clips, toy jewelry, watches, flashlights (with extra batteries) A PERSONAL NOTE: You may enclose a note to the child and a photo of yourself/family. (if you include your name and address, the child may write to you.) DO NOT INCLUDE: Used or damaged items; war-related items such as toy guns, knives or military figures; chocolate or food; out-of-date candy; liquids or lotions; medications or vitamins; breakable items such as snow globes or glass containers; aerosol cans.

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