Monday, October 29, 2012

Christmas Shoe Boxes


Every year we send boxes to Samaritans Purse’s program called Operation Christmas Child.  This year our church had these cute boxes for us to use.  Below you can see what we are sending this year.  If you click on the links below you will find ideas to fill the boxes with.
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Ideas for girl shoeboxes

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Ideas for boy shoeboxes

A friend told me that it is a good idea to put a bowl and cup into the boxes.  So many children are in line for food and have nothing to put it into.  Also, many places are very hot and it would be good to have a container to carry water in.

 Here is a place to get a coloring page and letter to send along with your box.  If you have never been involved with this great ministry, I hope that you give it a try this year.  Most places have the drop offs around Thanksgiving.  So you have plenty of time. 

Jeannie

4 comments:

  1. We love doing this every year. Thanks for the gift ideas!

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  2. I'm going to pin this as a reminder to folks to get started now.

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  3. I love this idea, we do it at our church, its fantastic. I found you over at a wise woman builds her home. Tara (The Proverbs 31 Sanctuary)

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  4. This is our second year participating! Love this program :) Thank you for sharing at All my Bloggy Friends. I'm looking forward to seeing what you share this week! :)

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