Operation Christmas Child

Posted on Sun, Aug 17, 2008:

We would like to start collecting items for Operation Christmas Child (Shoeboxes) early this year.  Alot of items are on sale right now because of  "Back To School" sales.  The following is list of items that we have put in the boxes the last couple of years.  We will be collecting items for Boys and Girls ages: 2 - 4, 5 -9 and 10-14.  Please keep in mind when purchasing items that they will need to fit in a box the size of a shoe box.  If you have any questions or just want to give money you can see Susan Petty or Pebble Kidd.

Soap                Wash Clothes              Combs                 Brushes                      Hair Accessories for Girls
Tooth brushes        Tooth paste          Fingernail Polish           Lip Gloss          Toy Watches
Pens                Pencils                          Markers               Crayons                      Pencil Sharpeners
Play-doh             Plastic cookie cutters for Play-doh        Jump Ropes           Toys from Kid Meals
Coloring books        Note Pads               Paper           Stamps / Ink Pad Sets       Sunglasses            Balls       Truck & Cars          Baby Dolls           Yo-yo's        Slinky's        Toy Braclets & Necklaces       Chewing Gum    Hard Candy         Socks              T-Shirts             Hats                 Gloves         Flashlights w/Batteries         

And any other item you can think of.  We will also need boxes to ship items in:  Plastic shoe box size with lids.  Our goal this year is 60 boxes.

They do not want any war-related items such as toy guns, knives or military figures, chocolate, lotions or breakable items such as snowglobes or class containers.

You can find all of these items at the Dollar Store or Dollar General.  Please help if you can.

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