Operation Christmas Child Packing Party

posted Nov 4, 2011, 7:37 AM by Kevin Peterson



Friday, November 18, 7:30 - 8:30 PM


During the first hour of TGIF (7:30-8:30 PM) on Friday, November 18, we're going to put together 20 boxes for Operation Christmas Child that will be sent to needy children all over the world.  Please bring $7.00 (needed to ship each box) & some of the following items so we can make these boxes special!!!





small cars, balls, dolls, stuffed animals, kazoos, harmonicas, yo-yos, jump ropes, small Etch A Sketch® , toys that light up or make noise (with extra batteries), Slinky®, etc.


School Supplies:

pens, pencils and sharpener, crayons or markers, stamps and ink pad sets, writing pads or paper, solar calculators, coloring and picture books, etc.


Hygiene Items:

toothbrush, toothpaste, mild bar soap (in a plastic bag), comb, washcloth, etc.



Hard candy and lollipops (please double bag all candy), mints, gum, T-shirts, socks, ball caps; sunglasses, hair clips, toy jewelry, watches, flashlights (with extra batteries)


A Personal Note:

In a separate envelope, you may enclose a note to the child and a photo of yourself or your family. (If you include your name and address, the child may write back.)



Do Not Include:

Used or damaged items; war-related items such as toy guns, knives or military figures; chocolate or food; liquids or lotions; medications or vitamins; breakable items such as snowglobes or glass containers; aerosol cans