Christmas Child, is a worldwide children’s project of Samaritan's Purse
that uses a simple gift filled shoe boxes to let hurting boys and girls
know that they are loved and not forgotten. Some Gift Suggestions
School Supplies: Pens, pencils and sharpeners, crayons
or markers, stamps and ink pad sets, writing pad sets, writing pads or
paper, solar calculators, coloring and picture books, etc.
small cars, balls, dolls, stuffed animals, kazoos, harmonicas, yo-yo’s,
jump ropes, small Etch A Sketch, toys that light up or make noise (with
extra batteries). Slinky, etc.
Hygiene items: toothbrush, toothpaste, mild bar soap (in a plastic bag) comb, wash cloth, etc.
Other: T-Shirts, socks, ball caps, sunglasses, hair clips, toy jewelry, watches, flashlights (with extra batteries)
Personal note: You may enclose a note to the child and a photo of
yourself or your family (if you include your name and ad-dress, 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; out –of-date candy; liquids or lotions; medications
or vitamins; breakable items such as snow globes or glass containers;
Please have everything in the back of the church by November 1st!