Common questions What do you write in a Christmas shoebox note?

What do you write in a Christmas shoebox note?

What do you write in a Christmas shoebox note?

Encourage your child’s letter writing with these tips:

  1. Introduce yourself by telling them your name and age.
  2. Write about how you had fun packing the box.
  3. Tell the child that you hope he/she will enjoy the gifts.
  4. Draw the outline of your state with a star showing where you live.

What should I write in my Operation Christmas Child letter?

What Should We Say?

  1. Your first name (and last name, if you hope they will write to you).
  2. Where you live (Just the country or state if you are more comfortable with anonymity, or send your address and they might write back!).
  3. Why you chose the gifts you chose.
  4. Why you make gifts for your shoeboxes.
  5. Jesus loves them.

How do you get a shoebox for Operation Christmas Child?

Donate $9 Per Shoebox: For easiest processing, you can give online through our Label Options or Ways to Give pages, or by mailing a check in the postage-paid envelope available in our print brochure. If you use an online option on the Labels page, you can Follow Your Box and discover the destination of your gift.

Can I mail my Operation Christmas Child box?

You can still discover the country destination of your gift by scanning its QR code and giving your $9 suggested donation online. Or, if you prefer, you can use the label without its tracking feature and mail your donation in the enclosed postage-paid envelope.

How does Operation Christmas Child work?

What is Operation Christmas Child? The Samaritan’s Purse project Operation Christmas Child collects shoebox gifts‑filled with fun toys, school supplies and hygiene items—and delivers them to children in need around the world to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way.

Who gets Operation Christmas Child boxes?

Shoebox gifts are collected in Australia, Austria, Canada, Finland, Germany, New Zealand, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and the United States. Nearly 575,000 volunteers worldwide—with more than 270,000 of those in the U.S.—are involved in collecting, shipping and distributing shoebox gifts.

Can you tape Operation Christmas Child boxes shut?

Operation Christmas Child provides free cardboard boxes that anyone can use to pack. Operation Christmas Child will put tape around each box to ensure it stays closed.

What do we put in our Operation Christmas shoebox?

Most recommended items to pack in your Operation Christmas Child shoebox: School supplies – chalkboards with chalk, pencils and sharpeners, crayons, scissors, backpacks Toys – sports balls (with pump if needed), dolls, stuffed animals, play cars Make-your-own crafts – add your personal touch Non-liquid hygiene items – bar soap, toothbrush, washcloths. Clothing accessories – tops, shoes, socks, hair bows, gloves, scarves

Where do Operation Christmas Child boxes go?

The boxes are then sent on their way to children in more than 150 countries and territories around the world, such as Romania, Rwanda and Panama. Operation Christmas Child in 2018 hopes to collect enough shoebox gifts to reach another 11 million children in countries such as Peru , the Philippines, Rwanda and Ukraine.

What is Operation Christmas Box do?

Operation Christmas Box is a registered charity which provides Christmas Boxes full of presents (affectionately known as the ‘Square Stocking’) as a gift from the nation to all those serving in the UK Armed Forces on tours of duty overseas away from their families and loved ones on Christmas Day.