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Things To Collect For Samaritan’s Purse
November 2, 2006, 11:28 pm
Filed under: Projects

If you would like to get involved in the Operation Christmas Child, here is a list of things to collect for the shoe boxes. Click here to find out how to pack a shoe box.

Here’s a list of things that you can and can’t give in a shop.
small cars, balls, dolls, stuffed animals, kazoos, harmonicas, yo-yos, jump ropes, small Etch A Sketch®, toys that light up or make noise (with extra batteries), Slinky®, etc.

pens, pencils and sharpener, crayons or markers, stamps and ink pad sets, writing pads or paper, solar calculators, coloring and picture books, etc.

toothbrush, toothpaste, mild bar soap (in a plastic bag), comb, washcloth, etc.

Hard candy and lollipops (please double bag all candy), mints, gum, T-shirts, socks, ball caps; sunglasses, hair clips, toy jewelry, watches, flashlights (with extra batteries)

In a separate envelope, 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 write back.)

Do Not Include:
Used or damaged items; war-related items such as toy guns, knives or military figures; chocolate or food; liquids or lotions; medications or vitamins; breakable items such as snowglobes or glass containers; aerosol cans

Click here to visit Samaritan’s


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I am interested in information on the boxes and locations we can take them to be sent. This is for 2008. I am in Bedford, VA Would like for our church to be involved. Thank you.
Romayne Stenstrom

Comment by Romayne Stenstrom

hi my middle school student council would like to do this but i dont know were to turn them in at?
Well it depends on which state you are living in. The best way to find out where to drop them off is to follow this link.

Comment by chris lacey

I am interested in the Samaritians Purse catalog of things that I can do during the year. I did send two boxes from here in Springfield, MO

Comment by anita dilbon

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