Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week ends Monday. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
National Collection Week
young girl packing shoeboxes

Time Is Running Out!

There's still time to pack a shoebox for a child in need this year. But don't delay, National Collection Week ends Monday, Nov. 21! Our 4,500-plus drop-off locations across the country will soon close.

Find Your Drop-off Location

This year we anticipate collecting the 200 millionth shoebox gift since Operation Christmas Child began in 1993. We praise God for His faithfulness and for so many children who have heard the Good News of Jesus Christ! Elizabeth Groff, who received a shoebox when she was a child in Ukraine, will pack the shoebox at stops across the U.S. and will hand deliver it to a child in Ukraine impacted by the war. You can follow Elizabeth's journey on samaritanspurse.org or on the Operation Christmas Child Facebook page as the 200 millionth shoebox is packed and delivered.

If you're unable to pack a box this year, you can still be a part of what God is doing across the globe through Operation Christmas Child:

  1. You can Build a Shoebox Online! We’ll do the packing for you and send it to a boy or girl in need.
  2. You can give to Operation Christmas Child to help cover the cost of collecting, processing, and shipping, as well as ministry partner training and Gospel materials.
  3. You can also support The Greatest Journey—our exciting 12-lesson discipleship program for shoebox recipients.
  4. Finally, prayerfully consider volunteering at one of our eight processing centers to help prepare the shoebox gifts for international shipment.

Thank you for partnering with us to send Good News and great joy to children around the world!

Declare His glory among the nations!
Psalm 96:3