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Operation Christmas Child


A small shoebox can have a big impact. What goes into the box is fun, but what comes out of it is eternal. Be a part of changing
children’s lives all over the world in Jesus’ Name through the power of a simple gift with Operation Christmas Child.

Process of Operation Christmas Child—

Individuals and families fill empty shoeboxes with gifts of toys, school supplies, hygiene items, and notes of encouragement.

Parrish United Methodist Church will collect the gift-filled shoeboxes and deliver them to a local Samaritan’s Purse drop-off site.

Shoebox gifts are prepared for overseas shipment at nine major processing centers across the United States—Atlanta; Baltimore; Boone, N.C.; Charlotte; Dallas; Denver; Honolulu; Minneapolis; and Southern California.

Samaritan’s Purse will deliver the gifts to children in more than 120 countries on six continents.

Donors can find out the country where their gifts are delivered by creating shipping labels and using the donation form found at samaritanspurse.org Click on “Pack a Shoebox” / “Follow-Your-Box Label.”