Operation Christmas Child is an awesome ministry opportunity that sends boxes with gifts to kids all around the world.
This year CBC is collecting items each month so we have more boxes to pack towards the end of the year!
There is a donation box in the lobby for you to drop your donations off each month.
Here is what is being collected/done each month over the year:
January: Prayers for a successful OCC season
February: Hygiene Products (toothbrushes, deodorant, soap bars, hair brushes, washcloths, nail clippers, band-aids)
March: Reusable Tableware (cups, plates, blunt-edged utensils, water bottles)
April: Kids “WOW” Items (soccer ball and pump, baseball and mitt, stuffed animal, solar powered flashlight, truck or boat, spirograph, harmonica, doll)
May: Activities (sewing kits, tool kits, fishing kits, compass, puzzles, binoculars, gardening kit)
June: Games (marbles, playing cards, etch-a-sketch, jump rope, checkers, small frisbee, hacky sack, yoyo)
July: Accessories (tote bag, purses, sunglasses, scarves, hats, bandanas, draw string bag, flip flop, crocs, hair accessories)
August: School Supplies (pens, pencils, notebooks, erasers, calculator, scissors, pencil case, markers, crayons, colored pencils)
September: Clothing (shorts/pants, underwear, skirts, sun dresses, shirts, socks)
October: Write a Letter (write a letter or a card for a child – you can include a picture and email address for a more personalized touch)
November: There will be packing parties at the church on 11/01 from 10 AM until 12 PM and 11/03 from 6 PM until 8 PM
December: Pray for safe transport of boxes for each box and for each box to go to the right child.