What is Operation Christmas Child?

Operation Christmas Child is a hands-on way for Canadians to bless struggling children in the developing world by filling shoeboxes with toys, hygiene items, school supplies, and other items. We collect the boxes and distribute them in the name of Jesus Christ to children living in desperate situations.
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The Amazing Journey of a Shoebox Gift Begins with You and Results in Evangelism, Discipleship, and Multiplication.

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Include $10

$10 Donation

A $10 donation per shoebox gift is critical to provide for shipping and other ministry expenses.
No Toothpaste or Lotions

No toothpaste or lotions

These items are no longer allowed in shoeboxes due to customs regulations. See all gift suggestions.

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