Operation Christmas Child

 
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2018 OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD COLLECTION SCHEDULE


**Please keep in mind all items must fit in a standard-sized shoe box; no liquids or gels that could spill, or any  chocolate or hard candy; no war-themed toys.**
 

January: Washcloths and soap. (Please send bar soap only–preferably Ivory)
February: Toothbrushes, lip balm, dental floss, small packages of tissues 
March: Bandanas, baseball caps, stocking hats, gloves, rain ponchos
April: Small toys; hot wheels, yo-yos, kazoos, jump ropes, dolls, jewelry, small stuffed animals, puzzles, play doh
May: Craft items, coloring books, picture books and cards, card games; i.e: UNO, Old Maid, etc
June: Combs/brushes, hair clips, pony tail holders, bobby pins, rubber band bracelets
July: School supplies: crayons, pencils, pens, small notebooks, markers, pencil sharpeners, scissors, water color paints, stickers, rulers, solar calculators, etc
August: Socks, girls underwear (sizes 2-8), sunglasses, small flashlights (with extra batteries)
September: Small sewing kits, small tool kits, packages of safety pins/sewing needles, small hammers, fishing items; lures, fishing line, hooks, sinkers
October: Donations to ship the shoeboxes. $9.00 per box is recommended. Also, any extra items we are short on
November: Packing Party month! (Tentatively November 10th, 2018..more details to come!)

 

*Note: Items in BOLD PRINT are things we try to make sure each child receives in their box.

Donations toward shipping may be made each month.  Mark on your check or envelope “OCC Shipping.”  Suggested donation is $9.00 per box. 

Boxes are designated by gender and by age before sent. The age brackets are 2-4 years old, 5-9 years old and 10-14 years old.