Thank You For Being Part Of Packing Our 200 Millionth Shoebox!

17th November 2022

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Watch above to see the winning UK item added to the shoebox…

Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote on the gift to represent the UK in the 200 millionth shoebox! This special gift will contain items from around the world and will be delivered to a girl in Ukraine between the ages of 5 and 9. So far, the shoebox will contain a cuddly koala from Australia, a skipping rope from Germany, a reusable tote bag from Canada, a torch from the UK, an electric pencil sharpener from South Korea, a doll, some sunglasses, a tiara, a necklace and several other items from the USA.

As we approach the incredible milestone of sending the 200 millionth shoebox gift, we are so thankful to God and to you, our amazing Operation Christmas Child community, for making this possible. We hope you have enjoyed the journey so far and we can’t wait to see this year’s shoeboxes make their way around the world once more.

You can still bring your shoebox gifts to one of more than 1000 drop-off locations until Monday 21 November, or you can pack a shoebox online until Christmas eve.

How to pack a shoebox
Donate online and follow your shoebox
Find a drop-off locationb

Did you know you can also build your own gift for a child in Ukraine via our Shoebox Online Ukraine Goal Page?

With just a few clicks through our ‘Send a Shoebox Gift to a Ukrainian Child’ goal page, you can light up a child’s life by sending them a shoebox full of gifts and a message of hope. There are lots of fun items to choose from, including a wind-up torch and a musical instrument like the ones in our 200 millionth shoebox vote. You can also personalise your gift with a note and photo.

Send a Shoebox To Ukraine

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