A simple shoebox gift packed with love and fuelled by prayer can have a huge impact! Watch how Operation Christmas Child brings Good News and great joy to children around the world.
Find an empty medium sized shoebox and wrap box and lid separately.
Download and print the appropriate boy/girl label. Mark the correct age category and attach the label to the outside of your shoebox.
Fill your shoebox with a variety of new gifts that will bring delight to a child, add a suggested project donation of £5 which includes shipping, and take it to a Drop-off Location which will be listed on the website from September. You can also pray for the child who will receive your shoebox gift.
Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland: 9-16 November. England: 5-14 December (The Entertainer will still collect in England during 9-16 November) Learn more
These items are no longer allowed in shoeboxes due to customs regulations. See all gift suggestions.
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The mission of Operation Christmas Child is to show God's love in a tangible way to children in need around the world, and together with the local church worldwide, to share the Good News of Jesus Christ.
Since 1990, more than 178 million children in over 160 countries have experienced God's love through the power of simple shoebox gifts from Operation Christmas Child.Find Out More