Operation Christmas Child 2019

Shoebox collection for Operation Christmas Child is here! Pack a shoebox for a child overseas.

Operation Christmas Child 2019 Collection Through Nov 23

It's More Than a Shoebox

Naples Adventist Church in partnership with the Naples Adventist Christian School will be collecting shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child. NACS has a goal of 200 boxes this year and we at Naples Adventist Church want to be a big part of that goal! Nearly all 24 prepared boxes were given out this past Saturday, but that doesn't mean you can't still help! It's as easy as 1, 2, 3, 4!

Pick up your shoebox size box at the dollar store, and fill it with toys and goodies for a child overseas. Below is a list of suggested goodies for your box for both a girl or boy and broken down by age range.

Need more information on what to pack in your box? Click the link below

Follow Your Box Around the World-Download Your Label Today!

Make sure to get your label printed and ready so you can follow your box around the world.

Each Box needs to contain a label on the front detailing the age and gender intended for the box, including the $9.00 processing, and a completed form so it can be followed around the world. If you were unable to get a label when you picked up your box, you can download one by Clicking Here

How to Pack a Box

  1. Find a Box: Start with an average-sized cardboard or plastic shoebox. If you want to wrap it, cover the box and lid separately.
  2. Girl or Boy?: Decide whether you will pack a box for a girl or a boy, and the age category--> 2-4, 5-9, or 10-14.
  3. Fill with Gifts: Select a medium to large "Wow" item such as a soccer ball with pump or stuffed animal, then fill with other fun toys, hygiene items, and school supplies. Click Here for additional suggests for gifts and toys!
  4. Pray: Most importantly, pray for the child who will receive your gift. You can also include a personal note and photo.
  5. Follow Your Box Labels: Include $9.00 in your box or pay online and receive a label to Follow Your Box and discover the destination of your shoebox gift. Additional labels will be available for pick up at the Welcome Center if you did not receive one with your box. Otherwise, Click Here to pay online and download your label today.
  6. Return Your Box: Bring you packed and labeled box back to Naples Adventist Church by Saturday, Nov 23rd during either of our morning worship services and leave it at the Welcome Center. The Naples Adventist Christian School will collect all the boxes for further processing.

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