Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes
We are officially kicking things off this weekend for Operation Christmas Child Shoebox gifts. Located in the Fireside Room at First Christian Church is a donation box for items for our packing parties to be held in November. Also available near the box are empty shoeboxes for you to fill. We have follow your box labels that you can activate online available next to the brochures. Remember, we need $9.00 for each box.
We have a few projects if you would like to help us out in prepping for loading boxes. We have 300 boxes that need assembled and the ends duck-taped; pencils that need "Jesus loves you" written on them and some more Lego kits assembled.
Items we do not need anymore of are school supplies and washcloths
What we do need are the following:
Hygiene: 100 youth soft toothbrushes;
140 adult soft toothbrushes;
100 bars of mild (Ivory or Dove) soap.
Toys: 80 3" bouncy balls;
85 Hot Wheels cars;
101 Barbie dolls;
90 jump ropes;
My Little Ponies;
Soccer Balls (and ball pumps)
50 Harmonicas (we do not need kazoos);
Small games (also need your Altoid tins to make games);
Miscellaneous: Hair goodies;
Little craft kits;
Jewelry for younger and older girls;
Baseball caps for kids;
Playing cards, dice and marbles;
Jennifer and Joyce are still shopping and would appreciate your prayers for being able to find the best deals to good stewards. If you need them to do your shopping, contact them at 541-296-3391. Please pray for the kids who will receive our boxes to know our love for them but most importantly the open the door of their hearts to know how much Jesus loves them.