Operation Christmas Child

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How to pack a shoebox leaflet

How To Pack Your Shoebox Leaflet and Labels

The perfect way to share Operation Christmas Child with your friends, family, church or group. Each physical leaflet includes step-by-step instructions, a donation form, a prepaid return envelope and the boy/girl age category labels that you will need for each shoebox.

What’s new about the leaflet?

£ Free
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20 pack of preprinted shoeboxes

Preprinted shoeboxes (20 per pack)

Recycling your own shoeboxes as a gift boxes for children is great, but you can also buy our colourful preprinted shoeboxes to share with your friends, family, work colleagues and church groups. Pack them full of gifts that will bring joy to a child who may never have received a gift before.

(£14 + £5 Postage and Packaging)

£19.00
50 pack of preprinted shoeboxes

Preprinted shoeboxes (50 per pack)

Recycling your own shoeboxes as a gift boxes for children is great, but you can also buy our colourful preprinted shoeboxes to share with your friends, family, work colleagues and church groups. Pack them full of gifts that will bring joy to a child who may never have received a gift before.

(£24 + £6 Postage and Packaging)

£30.00
Pack of 100 preprinted shoeboxes

Preprinted shoeboxes (100 per pack)

Recycling your own shoeboxes as a gift boxes for children is great, but you can also buy our colourful preprinted shoeboxes to share with your friends, family, work colleagues and church groups. Pack them full of gifts that will bring joy to a child who may never have received a gift before.

(£40 + £7 Postage and Packaging)

£47.00
Black and white printable labels

Boy/Girl Labels & Instructions - Black & White

Printer friendly black and white boy/girl labels and step-by-step instructions to packing a shoebox gift.

£ Free
OCC Poster

OCC A4 Poster

Promote local Operation Christmas Child events by customising and displaying these posters on noticeboards in your churches, classrooms, meeting rooms, local businesses, drop-off locations, or around your neighbourhood..

£ Free
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OCC Poster

OCC A3 Poster

Promote local Operation Christmas Child events by customising and displaying these posters on noticeboards in your classrooms, meeting rooms, local business, businesses, drop-off locations, or around your neighbourhood.

£ Free
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Church/Group Kit Small

Church/Group Kit Small

Everything you need to get your church or group started with Operation Christmas Child, including shoebox leaflets with step by step instructions and two sizes of posters to promote your group's participation in Operation Christmas Child. Kit includes: 1 Leader leaflet, 50 How to Pack a Shoebox leaflets, 1 A3 poster, and 2 A4 posters.

What’s new about the 'How to Pack a Shoebox' leaflet?

£ Free
Church/Group Kit Small

Church/Group Kit Medium

Everything you need to get your church or group started with Operation Christmas Child, including shoebox leaflets with step by step instructions and two sizes of posters to promote your group's participation in Operation Christmas Child. Kit includes: 1 Leader leaflet, 150 How to Pack a Shoebox leaflets, 3 A3 posters, and 4 A4 posters.

What’s new about the 'How to Pack a Shoebox' leaflet?

£ Free
Church/Group Kit Small

Church/Group Kit Large

Everything you need to get your church or group started with Operation Christmas Child, including shoebox leaflets with step by step instructions and two sizes of posters to promote your group's participation in Operation Christmas Child. Kit includes: 1 Leader leaflet, 250 How to Pack a Shoebox leaflets, 5 A3 posters, and 5 A4 Posters.

What’s new about the 'How to Pack a Shoebox' leaflet?

£ Free
Kanto

New for 2021 - Kanto's Story (4:32)

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

£ Free
Kanto sharing her story

New for 2021- Kanto's Story (2:37)

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

£ Free
Child smiles with shoebox gift

Operation Christmas Child 2021 Campaign Film

Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s Purse, brings Good News and great joy to children around the world through gift-filled shoeboxes.

£ Free
2020 campaign film

2020 Campaign Film (1 Minute)

Watch how Operation Christmas Child brings Good News and great joy to children around the world through gift-filled shoeboxes. This video is a great way to share the project with your friends, church, school or group.

£ Free
Lola's lion

Lola's Lion

A heartwarming story of Lola, a lonely little girl living in an orphanage, who receives an adventurous stuffed lion in an Operation Christmas Child shoebox. The gift and a child's letter enclosed in the box help Lola experience God's love, realizing that she is never alone.

£ Free

Rebeca Returns to Romania Film

Rebeca received a shoebox gift as a child while growing up in Romania. She now lives in the UK and packs shoeboxes with her own children. Watch as she travels back to Romania and shares her very special shoebox story.

£ Free

Shoebox Gift Ideas and Packing FAQs

Wondering what to pack in your shoebox this year? This resource will provide inspiration for gift ideas to get you started and help answer some common packing questions.

£ Free
church media slides

OCC Editable Church Media Slides

Use this editable slide with an image of shoebox recipients to inform your church or group when you’ll be packing boxes.

£ Free
National Collection Week Slide

National Collection Week Promotional Slide

Remind Your Church or group of those key National Collection Week dates with this slot in slide perfect for rolling notices.

£ Free
Shoebox Online media slides

Shoebox Online Editable Church Media Slides

Use this editable slide with an image of shoebox recipients to inform your church or group about how you are packing Shoeboxes Online this year.

£ Free
Shoebox Online slide

Shoebox Online Alternative Editable Slide

Encourage your church to pack Shoebox gifts virtually this year with this Shoebox Online slide.

£ Free
Shoebox Online Goal slide

Shoebox Online Editable Goal Slide

Encourage your church to pack Shoebox gifts virtually this year with this Shoebox Online Goal slide.

£ Free
Shoebox Online poster

Shoebox Online A4 Poster

Encourage your church or group to pack Shoeboxes Online this year with this downloadable poster.

£ Free

Project Leader Timeline

£ Free
Facebook cover photo

Facebook Cover Photo

Upload this to your Facebook page during the campaign to let your friends know about Operation Christmas Child, the perfect way to get more people packing shoeboxes!

£ Free
We are collecting shoebox gifts for Operation Christmas Child - Facebook cover photos

Drop-off Location Facebook Cover Photo

Let your community know that you are collecting Operation Christmas Child this year and remind them of the dates for National Collection Week with this sweet Facebook cover photo.

£ Free
OCC logo xoom

OCC Logo Zoom Background

If you are doing a virtual Operation Christmas Child presentation this year, why not try using our Operation Christmas Child Zoom background?

£ Free
National Collection Week 15-22 November

National Collection Week Graphic 1200x1200

Remind your friends, family, church or group that National Collection Week is coming, with these promotional graphics for your social media.

£ Free
National Collection Week 15-22 November

National Collection Week Graphic 1512 x 756

Remind your friends, family, church or group that National Collection Week is coming, with these promotional graphics for your social media.

£ Free
National Collection Week 15-22 November

National Collection Week Graphic (2) 1200x1200

Remind your friends, family, church or group that National Collection Week is coming, with these promotional graphics for your social media.

£ Free
National Collection Week 15-22 November

National Collection Week Graphic (2) 1512 x 756

Remind your friends, family, church or group that National Collection Week is coming, with these promotional graphics for your social media.

£ Free
National Collection Week 15-22 November

National Collection Week Graphic (3) 1200x1200

Remind your friends, family, church or group that National Collection Week is coming, with these promotional graphics for your social media.

£ Free
National Collection Week 15-22 November

National Collection Week Graphic (3) 1512 x 756

Remind your friends, family, church or group that National Collection Week is coming, with these promotional graphics for your social media.

£ Free
National Collection Week 15-22 November

National Collection Week Graphic (4) 1200x1200

Remind your friends, family, church or group that National Collection Week is coming, with these promotional graphics for your social media.

£ Free
National Collection Week 15-22 November

National Collection Week Graphic (4) 1512 x 756

Remind your friends, family, church or group that National Collection Week is coming, with these promotional graphics for your social media.

£ Free
Shoebox online graphic 500x500

Shoebox Online Graphic 500x500

Share Shoebox Online with your church or group with these promotional graphics for your digital newsletters or webpages.

£ Free
Shoebox online graphic

Shoebox Online Graphic 1024x768

Share Shoebox Online with your church or group with these promotional graphics for your digital newsletters or webpages.

£ Free
Shoebox Online 300x1050

Shoebox Online Graphic 300x1050

Share Shoebox Online with your church or group with these promotional graphics for your digital newsletters or webpages.

£ Free
Journey of a shoebox

The Journey of a Shoebox A5 Flyer

Packing your shoebox gift and dropping it off is just the beginning. This simple illustration shows you the journey it takes to get into the hands of a child in need, and the impact of many people along the way.

£ Free
Welsh-leaflet

Taflen Sut I Bacio Eich Bocs Esgidiau

Yn cynnwys cyfarwyddiadau cam wrth gam, labeli bocs esgidiau, a ffurflen roi.

£ Free
Welsh A3 poster

Welsh OCC Poster A4

Hyrwyddwch weithgareddau lleol Operation Christimas Child drwy addasu ac arddangos y posteri ar hysbysfyrddau yn eich ystafelloedd dosbarth, mannau cyfarfod, busnes lleol, busnesau, lleoliadau gollwng bocsys esgidiau ac o gwmpas eich cymdogaeth.

£ Free
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Welsh A3 poster

Welsh OCC Poster A3

Hyrwyddwch weithgareddau lleol Operation Christimas Child drwy addasu ac arddangos y posteri ar hysbysfyrddau yn eich ystafelloedd dosbarth, mannau cyfarfod, busnes lleol, busnesau, lleoliadau gollwng bocsys esgidiau ac o gwmpas eich cymdogaeth.

£ Free
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OCC distribution maps

Global and Historical Shoebox Distribution Maps

Discover how many Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts have been sent and which countries received them.

£ Free
Year round packing idea calendar

Year-Round Printable Calendar

To help spread the cost of your shoebox gift over the year, use this handy calendar as a reminder to add a gift to your monthly shopping trip.

£ Free
Let's be friends sheet

'Let's Be Friends' sheet

A great way to get your children involved in the project and to tell the child that receives your shoebox gift more about where it came from.

£ Free
Word Search

OCC Word Search

Enjoy finding key Operation Christmas Child words in our shoebox themed word search - perfect for kid's ministry groups.

£ Free
OCC Maze

Maze Sheet

Shoebox gifts are delivered to the ends of the earth by boat, plane, donkey, and more. Can you navigate the twists and turns of this maze and help the shoebox gift reach its destination?

£ Free