Operation Christmas Child
Celebrating 200 Million Blessings
16 November 2022
ELIZABETH GROFF RECEIVED AN OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD SHOEBOX YEARS AGO IN UKRAINE. NOW SHE’S HELPING TO PACK THE 200 MILLIONTH GIFT ON A TOUR ACROSS THE UNITED STATES.
Operation Christmas Child counts on thousands of volunteers to collect and process millions of shoebox gifts every year. These volunteers take on many roles, all with one wonderful purpose: to bring the Gospel to children in need around the world.
Be a part of carefully inspecting shoebox gifts at one of our regional processing centres! It’s the last stop before international shipment.
Year-round volunteers with Operation Christmas Child are part of a local team that promotes and fosters community involvement with this global Samaritan’s Purse project.
23 September 2022
I remember my dad, who was a pastor, would start each day by praying, “God, You are good, and I’m giving You the day.” My father would remind us that God is seeing the big picture and encouraged us to find joy and hope in the Word of God—to love God and others around us.
17 August 2022
THROUGH A FRIEND’S INVITATION AND A SIMPLE GIFT, A YOUNG GIRL IN THE WEST AFRICAN NATION OF BENIN FINDS HOPE AND JOY IN JESUS CHRIST. Nine-year-old Gladys flashed a big smile as she recounted the day she received an Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift. The special items inside included a blanket folded neatly and arranged…