Shoes aren’t the only things that fit in shoeboxes…
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Operation Christmas Child is a part of Samaritans Purse, a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization. The mission of Operation Christmas Child is to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to needy children around the world, and together with the local church worldwide, to share the Good News of Jesus Christ. By simply using gift-filled shoeboxes, Operation Christmas Child lets hurting children worldwide know that they are loved and shares with them that the greatest gift they can ever receive is Jesus Christ.
Want to be a part of this exciting gift-giving opportunity?
Here are 2 easy opportunities:
1. Check out the Operation Christmas Child (OCC) website for more information and details here.
2. Attend and participate in a shoebox packing and wrapping party!
When: November 17th
Where: Salt Space
1158 Broadway, Floor 5, New York, NY
Entrance is on 27th Street
Ways you can help:
1. Bring items to fill the shoeboxes and actual shoeboxes
2. Just bring items to the party…We will supply the boxes!
Sample items for boxes: Small toys (little cars, hair accessories, bracelets, bouncy balls, yo-yo), school supplies (pencils, erasers, crayons, sharpeners, notepads, Toiletries (i.e. toothbrushes, soap, etc), Candies (i.e. no chocolates).
3. Make a donation by sending checks/cash to OCC Volunteers:
Brian & Laura Koh, 45 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005
Make checks payable to Samaritan’s Purse.
COME AND BRING YOUR FRIENDS!!
Dinner and refreshments will be served.
Please RSVP to OCC Area Coordinator, Jennifer Cassidy
firstname.lastname@example.org or 518.209.1808.