Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes
Shoe boxes packed with gifts are sent around the world to children
who would not otherwise receive a gift.
Boxes and information available in Highbridge Hall after the service
29th September -10th November.
Please pack a shoebox or contribute items towards a shoebox.
To pack a shoebox
Use a medium size shoebox (available from church if required)
Decide if your gift is for a boy or girl and the age category
Fill your shoebox with a variety of suitable new gifts: see below for ideas
Toys: doll, cuddly toy, car, skipping rope, yoyo, ball, puzzle etc
School supplies: pens, colouring pencils, stamp and ink pad, notepads, picture books, solar calculators
Hygiene Items: toothbrush, toothpaste, wrapped soap, flannel, comb & brush
Other items: hat, hair accessories, wind up torch, sweets
Return boxes to church by 10th November with £5 towards shipping if possible
I will collect the money and pay the shipping online
If you cannot pack a full box please bring gift contributions to church and we will pack some communal boxes, or you can make a donation to the shipping costs
For more information please contact Helen Rowe: 0121 355 8925
Read more for details of how to pack a box at Samaritains Purse website: