Shoeboxes needed for Operation Christmas Child


September 14, 2023

On Aug. 15, Virgil Schultz loaded 516 pallets onto his semi truck. The load, destined for Aurora, Illinois, will be used to ship Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes.

It is time to start thinking Christmas! The weather might not be sending your mind in that direction but it is time to think about packing a shoebox for Operation Christmas Child.

Start with a regular size shoebox, decide which age group you want your box to be for (boy or girl ages 2 to 4, 5 to 9 or 10 to 14). Then get some school supplies, hygiene items such as soap and a washcloth, simple crafts, games and toys, socks, flip-flops or shoes and maybe even clothes. The box should be level full and every box can be different. Children love soccer balls (deflated with a pump included) an...

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