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How To Pack a Shoebox
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National Collection Week Nov. 15 – 22, 2021
Since 1993, Operation Christmas Child, has collected and delivered more than 178 million shoebox gifts to children in more than 160 countries and territories. Operation Christmas Child hopes to collect enough shoebox gifts to reach another 11 million children in more than 100 countries to provide aid to victims of war, disease, disaster, poverty and famine.
Anyone can pick up an empty shoebox from Ridgeline Community Church at 555 Heritage Avenue in Castle Rock, pack it with school supplies, hygiene items and fun toys, such as dolls or soccer balls. During National Collection Week Nov. 15 – 22, 2021, you may bring the gift- lled shoeboxes back to Ridgeline Community Church. Learn how to pack a shoebox, view gift suggestions and get your Follow Your Box label at
Participants can donate $25 per shoebox gift online and receive a tracking label to discover its destination. Participants who prefer the convenience of online shopping can browse samaritanspurse. org/buildonline to select gifts matched to a child’s speci c age and gender, then  nish packing the virtual shoebox by adding a photo and
We thank you for your generosity!
The Samaritan’s Purse project Operation Christmas Child collects shoebox gifts— lled with fun toys, school supplies and hygiene items—and delivers them to children in need around the world to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way.
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