Kanto’s Story


Watch as Kanto shares her inspiring story about the difference a shoebox gift made to her life and the lives of children in Madagascar.  

Every shoebox gift has a story. Will you partner with us this year to create many more?  


Order Resources

From printed leaflets and posters to engaging videos and a range of digital resources, our Resources Hub has everything you need to get started. Why not get ahead of the game and order today?  

Order or Download Resources

A new way to pack online as a group

If you are tight for time, find it difficult to get out and about or just prefer the ease of packing online, you can now share the fun of online packing with your friends, family or group. After a pilot in 2020, we’re adding even more features to make this as easy as possible. Simply create your own Group Goal page, circulate the link and watch your shoebox tracker grow as you pack shoeboxes online together.

Create A Goal Page

Save The Date

National Collection Week: 15-22 November, 2021

This year drop-off locations across the UK will open to receive shoeboxes during the third week in November.

Preprinted Shoebox

Prioritising Safety

Rest assured, the safety and health of children receiving Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts, our volunteers, staff, and our ministry partners is our top priority. Our UK team are continuing to monitor the government guidelines and modifying our processes accordingly. Globally, we are also working with our international volunteer leadership teams in over 100 countries to assess ministry activity and make the necessary modifications. 

Thank you once again for all you do to share God’s love with children around the world. The shoebox gifts you pack really do change lives!

Your shoebox gift with Operation Christmas Child:

Inspires Joy
You'll be giving unimaginable excitement and hope to children in need around the world.

Reaches further
Partnering with Operation Christmas Child ensures shoeboxes get to hard-to-reach groups.

Shares God’s Love
Your shoebox will reach a child in need through one of over 75,000 local churches sharing the Good News of life and hope in Jesus in a child-friendly way.

Is Specially delivered
You can rest easy knowing your shoebox gift will be delivered through church and community leaders who've been trained to prioritise safety and lead well-organised celebrations.