Worldwide Outreach

Operation Christmas Child (an annual event in November) An outreach of Samaritan’s Purse. We will be filling shoe boxes with gifts to be delivered to hurting children around the world. Here is a list of gift ideas:
Toys small cars, balls, dolls, stuffed animals, kazoos, harmonicas, yo-yos, jump ropes, toys that light up or make noise (with extra batteries), Slinky®, small Etch A Sketch®, etc.
School Supplies pens, pencils and sharpener, crayons or markers, stamps and ink pad sets, writing pads or paper, solar calculations, coloring and picture books, etc.
Hygiene Items toothbrush, toothpaste, mild bar soap (in a plastic bag), comb, washcloth, etc.
Other hard candy and lollipops (please double bag all candy), mints, gum, T-shirts, socks, ball caps, sunglasses, hair clips, toy jewelry, watches, flashlights (with extra batteries)
Do Not Include used or damaged items; war-related items such as toy guns, knives or military figures, chocolate or food, liquids or lotions, medications or vitamins, breakable items such as snowglobes or glass containers, aerosol cans

A Personal Note …
In a separate envelope, you may enclose a note to the child and a photo of yourself or your family. (If you include your name and address, the child may write back.)