OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

OCC is an organization dedicated to giving boxes of Christmas gifts to children in third-world countries. Each box can raise funds to better the standard of living for children by providing clean water, education, vaccinations, etc. OCC changes lives!

Gift Suggestions

  • TOYS: Include items that children will immediately embrace such as dolls, toy cars, stuffed animals, kazoos, harmonicas, yo-yos, jump ropes, balls, toys that light up and make noise (with extra batteries), etc.

  • SCHOOL SUPPLIES: pens, pencils and sharpeners, crayons, markers, notebooks, paper, solar calculators, coloring and picture books, etc.

  • NON-LIQUID HYGIENE ITEMS: toothbrushes, bar soap, combs, washcloths, etc.

  • ACCESSORIES: t-shirts, socks, hats, sunglasses, hair clips, jewelry, watches, flashlights (with extra batteries), etc.

  • A PERSONAL NOTE: You may enclose a note to the child and a photo of yourself or your family. If you include your name and address, the child may be able to write back.

  • DO NOT INCLUDE: Used or damaged items; war-related items such as toy guns, knives or military figures; chocolate or food; out-of-date candy; liquids or lotions; medications or vitamins; breakable items such as snow globes or glass containers; aerosol cans.

 

How Can You Help?

 

        1) Pack a bag of donations (can be packed in a grocery bag)

You can choose to collect gifts for a boy or girl of different age ranges

-you can shop for kids: ages 2-4, 5-9, & 10-14

***please make sure everything you bring can fit into a shoebox!***

  • Donations accepted Now - 12/9

  • 1 bag = 1 hour of service

***RECORD YOUR HOURS ON THE LOG (in Mr. Creason’s room)

 

Drop them off in G-8 anytime during this week :)

 

        2) Help us pack the goodies in the OCC shoeboxes!

              Where: Mr. Creason's room (G-8)

  • Dec. 12 - 16 at lunch

  • 1 lunch attended = 1 hour of service

     

***Congrats to our OCC coordinators, Amanda Lurey and Anish Kar! Thank you to everyone who applied- it was a close call! We encourage you all to apply for leadership and coordinator positions in the future!

Join our Remind: text "@opkeyclub" to 81010   /   opkeyclub@gmail.com   /   Meetings @ Mr. Creason's room G-8

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