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She rolled up her sleeves and started an informal care package project out of her living room.

Hello, I would like to extend a warm thank you for all that you all have done for my Soldiers located here in Afghanistan. I am originally from Mississippi. Any suggestions?

As kids, my brother and I wondered why school supplies, soap, and toothbrushes were suggested items to add to the boxes. When that happens,

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Many stores are opening around the country and online shopping is a popular method for participants. Local Events & Offices Samaritan's Purse is constantly monitoring COVID-19 trends around the world. We strongly encourage packing parties to follow local government guidelines.

To donate items to ship you can mail them to us at: Operation Shoebox 8360 East Highway 25 Belleview, FL 34420-1465. Designed by Elegant Themes | Powered by WordPress, It is the mission of Operation Shoebox to meet the needs of every hero with dignity and appreciation.

We may not be able to host a packing party at our church, impacting the number of boxes we plan to pack.

to those projects, and we may assess up to 10 percent to be used for administering the gift. While five of her children, and two son’s in law,  were deployed around the world, the central Florida mom learned from her kids that troops didn’t receive many care packages or mail. We do not seek accolades, yet I find it very satisfying (and humbling) to know you believe in us. I would like to thank you for the care packages that you sent to us. Drop-off Locations Gift-filled Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes can help show them God's love and provide an opportunity to communicate the message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child is Nov. 16-23. The cookies and Cracker Jacks are always fun to get, but I was mostly touched by a simple handwritten note from Ruth Salerno. It's a reminder to give what we can to someone who has far less.

The best way to stay up-to-date on any changes this season is by continuing to check this page and by visiting our social media channels. Operation Shoebox is an independent 501 (c) 3 non profit organization founded in 2003.

A volunteer wearing a mask will greet you and direct you to an outside area where they will retrieve your shoeboxes. You lift them up and keep them motivated.

With nearly 5,000 drop-off locations planned in 2020, we understand that each community, county, and state may be at a different phase of COVID-19 recovery during National Collection Week. The best way to stay informed is to stay current on our social media channels and to continue checking this page. Media Resources Boxes are still needed. Whether it looks like packing coffee, socks, toothpaste and sports gear into care packages or sending letters of encouragement, whether it looks like organizing fundraisers or collecting supplies for homeless veterans, Operation Shoebox is committed to treating every hero with care and honor. It is amazing to watch the faces of my troop when they receive your gifts of generosity. Volunteers will have to follow new guidelines, and there are fewer drop-off locations. Her homegrown project grew into a full-fledged nonprofit organization so quickly that after just a few years of operation, Harper was honored at the White House for her work on behalf of the men and women of the armed forces. It’s a reminder to give first before getting wrapped up in the rush of the Christmas season.

Man those were awesome!

I wonder where my box will go this year. I received one the other day and it is so nice to have some comfort items and necessities.

Let us pack a box for you based on gift selections you make.

I'm sure many of you have heard of the worldwide Christmas outreach and may have even participated in it with your family.

Let us pack a box for you based on gift selections you make.

We also ask that you and each member of your group check your temperature before traveling to the processing center. It is the official shoebox collection period before the boxes are processed and sent to different locations across the globe. Will you partner with us to share that glorious hope with boys and girls around the world—many of whom have never heard the Name of Jesus?