Every shoebox we pack:

  1. Shares the Good News of Jesus.  
  2. Blesses children with joy, hope and love.
  3. Gives the local church and effective outreach tool.
  4. Is growing congregations and planting new churches worldwide.
  5. Multiplies as children share their faith with friends and family.
  6. Makes disciples through local churches.

Last year we beat our church goal of 300 boxes by 50 boxes!!  This year our church goal is 375 boxes, we can do it!  

Each week we will have a different emphasis on items to be donated.  There will be large buckets outside the preschool hallway, near the gym and near the welcome center.

October 1 - School Supplies  - Notebooks, pencils, pencil sharpeners, crayons, coloring books, markers, etc

October 8 - Health Supplies  (Due to postal changes, no toothpaste this year) - combs, brushes, hair bows, hair ties, bar soap, wash cloths

October 15 - Clothing - socks, underwear, t-shirts, pjs, or other small items (new please)

October 22 - Toys - cars, jump ropes, yoyo, card games, small stuffed animals, small dolls, small balls

October 29 -WOW Items - soccer ball with air pump, shoes, small music instrument, craft kits, small puzzles

Do not include:  candy, toothpaste, used or damaged items, war related items such as toy guns, knives or military figures, chocolate, drink mixes, liquids, lotions, medication, breakable items or aerosol cans.

PACKING PARTY:  Our church wide Packing party will be on November 5th this year at 6:00pm in the Upstairs Commons area.  

LOCAL DROP OFF LOCATION VOLUNTEER:  Our church is a local drop off site.  If you would like to sign up to work in the drop off center here at FBCRR we have many time slots available the week of November 13th to 20th,

For more information about Operation Christmas Child or to Volunteer in the Drop off site, Contact Tracey Mayo:  tmayo@fbcrr.org