OCC Packing Event – Thank You
Thank you to ALL who gave of their time to serve and for the blessings of so many donations. Thank you for packing 576 shoeboxes which were placed into 36 shipping cartons. Three cartons of loose donations remained after packing and will be sent and used at the Distribution Center. All will be sent to bring joy and share Jesus love with a child in poverty. Thank you for prayers, for the special notes packed in the shoeboxes, for monetary donations and for volunteering at our packing event and Relay Center.
We are blessed to be generous people. Join us for Blessed Generosity and be challenged to grow. Bless others by donating items for our OCC Packing Event and coming to the event to pack a shoebox. Our shoebox packing goal this year is 550! Together we can reach this goal.
We have been asking for specific donations for our packing event and we are FULL OF THANKS for your generosity! Thank you for the items below for our packing event. We are on track for meeting our goal of 550 shoeboxes and have the ability to pack even more! Bring the final donation item (small toys) to the Gathering Space or Commons by the dates listed below.
October 14: Bars of hand soap with a set of washcloths and pairs of socks
October 21: Toothbrushes and pencils with pencil sharpeners
October 28: Hairbrushes, combs, and miscellaneous school supplies
November 4: Small toys (cars, yo-yo’s, jump rope, whistles, puzzles etc.)
Have you considered blessing others with your generosity through volunteering? There are many ways to volunteer before, after, and during our OCC packing event. Sign up hereQuestions? Contact Dawn Frank firstname.lastname@example.org 612-618-1504 or Brenda Meyer email@example.com 763-550-1000
OCC (Operation Christmas Child) is a ministry of Samaritan’s Purse, an organization that serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. The mission of OCC is not only to provide a gift-filled shoebox…but to transform the lives of children and their families around the world through the Good News of Jesus Christ. The shoeboxes open up opportunities for children to learn about Christ through The Greatest Journey, a discipleship program to train up children around the world. This program is made possible by donations from individuals like you! Learn more about Operation Christmas Child at http://www.samaritanspurse.org