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OCC Shoeboxes
Operation Christmas Child's official account. Share God’s love with children in need by packing a shoebox gift! Nearly 5,000 local drop-offs open, Nov 12-19.
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Franklin Graham 4h
My father was once asked, “Where is Heaven?” He said, “Heaven is where Jesus is and I am going to Him soon!” This morning, he departed this world into eternal life in Heaven, prepared by the Lord Jesus Christ—the Savior of the world—whom he proclaimed for 80 years.
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BGEA 5h
Billy Graham passed away this morning at his Montreat, North Carolina, home and met his Savior, Jesus Christ. Mr. Graham was 99. For more visit:
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OCC Shoeboxes 21h
."In my box, there was a musical lamb with a sticker on the bottom with Operation Christmas Child logo and the lyrics: Jesus loves me this I know. For the Bible tells me so." Read Temo's story here: .
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OCC Shoeboxes Feb 20
"The windows of Heaven are open! We had 7 baskets with 1,170 items—thank you Walmart in Angleton. Now is an awesome time to get items for Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts!" - Cherry B. What have you found recently?
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OCC Shoeboxes Feb 19
Accessories, like sunglasses and necklaces, can add even more fun to your shoebox gift! Learn more about year-round packing and our 'Item of the Month' here:
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OCC Shoeboxes Feb 19
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OCC Shoeboxes Feb 18
You can explore the website for ideas of how you or your group can pack shoebox gifts and touch the lives of children and families around the world, bringing hope through the Good News of Jesus Christ in the form of a simple gift. Learn more ► .
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OCC Shoeboxes Feb 18
Join us in prayer for ! Check out the prayer requests and some amazing facts about this country below.
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OCC Shoeboxes Feb 17
Our plastic shoeboxes are made of durable, high-quality materials and become treasured keepsakes for the children who receive them. Get a head start and order yours today:
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OCC Shoeboxes Feb 17
"Yay 4 boxes down 2 more on the way and hopefully a few more before collection day!" - Yesenia B. It's never too early to pack shoebox gifts. Click the link to learn more:
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OCC Shoeboxes Feb 16
"I think kids will really feel the love with these "pencil cases". They are new, clear VHS tape holders I decorated and added pencils, pens, sharpener, scissors, eraser, and bouncy balls. They snap easily and tightly shut and fit in any size shoebox." - Michelle B.
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OCC Shoeboxes Feb 16
Did you know? There are over 75,000 local Pastors and Community Leaders overseas in shoebox receiving countries? These volunteers share the Gospel at outreach events where shoebox gifts are delivered. Discover the big picture here:
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OCC Shoeboxes Feb 16
In the when one boy opened his shoebox, it contained three t-shirts and some tennis shoes. The mother was almost in tears because she had just prayed for shirts and shoes to be provided, since she did not have the money to buy any.
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OCC Shoeboxes Feb 15
Did you know? Operation Christmas Child has been distributing shoebox gifts in the since 2010. We praise God for the 103,469 children who have received a shoebox gift there.
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OCC Shoeboxes Feb 15
Need help deciding what to pack in your shoebox gifts? See suggested gifts based on age and gender here: .
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OCC Shoeboxes Feb 14
Let's be friends! Not only did this sweet girl receive a shoebox gift in Ecuador last week, she also made a new friend in the little girl who packed it. Want to include a letter like this in your shoebox gift? Visit to download your own!
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OCC Shoeboxes Feb 14
"So far I have colored the inside of 4 of my shoeboxes for this year. Whatever I decide to color the inside of the shoebox, that will determine the theme of that shoebox. This one is hot wheels!" - Shannon G.
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OCC Shoeboxes Feb 13
These smaller fleece blankets that Julie found for $2.50 make great additions to shoebox gifts! What have you found lately?
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Eileen S Feb 13
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This is wonderful!!! The kids will be so thrilled.
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OCC Shoeboxes Feb 13
What a deal! "I hit the jackpot today. These Barbies were all $7.97, but I asked for a manager and explained what we are doing & he told me I could get any Barbies (except the Disney ones) for $2—I got 2 carts full! I ended up with 134 large Barbies and 20 small ones." -Sarah A.
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