Last month, it was on my heart to plan a trip to Denver to spend some time volunteering at the Operation Christmas Child Processing Center. My friend and I consulted schedules, and the trip was on. Walking into that processing center last Monday, made me so grateful to have the opportunity to volunteer there. Samaritan’s … Continue reading Operation Christmas Child Processing Center Trip
Happy Monday! I want to share some pictures of our shoebox packing parties. We loved our time working together. Some of the younger ones packed their boxes with such care. Ruthie was observed giving each little stuffed animal a kiss before placing it in her box. Adorable! Others gave much attention and detail to the … Continue reading Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Packing Times
Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Collection Week is right around the corner: November 18-25. To find a location near you, visit OCC’s site. Buying gifts for a shoebox and then packing it is a great way to encourage your kids to share with others and truly understand the meaning that it’s more blessed to give than … Continue reading Operation Christmas Child In Action
My sisters and nieces hosted their annual Operation Christmas Child Breakfast Fundraiser this past Sunday evening. Yes, because of scheduling conflicts, breakfast for dinner seemed best, and it worked out so well. Anna and Mary purchase items for shoeboxes throughout the year, especially when items are on sale. After Valentine’s Day and Easter, they stock … Continue reading Operation Christmas Child Annual Fundraiser
If you’ve been following our blog for the past few months, you’ve read about Operation Christmas Child. We wanted to share with you that this week through next Monday, the 19th, is the time frame you have to drop off your shoeboxes! Samaritan’s Purse has a list of drop off location points on their site. … Continue reading Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Collection Week!
Anna and Mary along with Abby, Betsy, and Tina, hosted their annual Operation Christmas Child Shoebox fundraiser breakfast a week ago Saturday. It’s complex to figure out schedules and when all the family might be available, but Anna did. The anticipated morning dawned, beautiful and crisp, the first day of autumn. Inside, the kitchen bustled … Continue reading Operation Christmas Child Breakfast Fundraiser