Operation Christmas Child brings joy and hope to children in desperate situations worldwide through gift-filled shoe boxes and the Good News of God’s love. Here are some ways you can make a difference in the lives of those children:

PrayPlease pray that God will touch the heart of every child who receives a shoe box gift and that He will bring many children and families to faith in Christ.

Pack a GiftA shoe box filled with small toys and other gifts can open hurting hearts to God’s love. Instructional brochures will be available at your church. The information can also be found at www.samaritanspurse.org or by calling 1-800-353-5949.

GivePlease remember to give $9 or more per box to cover shipping and other project costs.

VolunteerMake a difference in the lives of children by volunteering with Operation Christmas Child! Beginning in mid-November, serve at a local drop-off site or at one of six Processing Centers around the country. Check our Web site or call the national number listed above for more information.