Departments, International Outreach

International Outreach Department Update: November

Do a little early Christmas shopping! Patti has gotten 40 boxes for us to use for Operation Christmas Child😀. This is a wonderful opportunity for us to make some children very happy during this season. The boxes are shoe box size. You can plan your donations for a boy or girl and the age categories are:2-4; 5-9; or 10-14.

Suggestions are:
SCHOOL SUPPLIES
pencils,pens,crayons,notebooks,coloring books, etc.
NON-LIQUID HYGIENE ITEMS
toothbrushes, bar soap, washcloths, combs, etc.
TOYS/WOW GIFT
doll, stuffed animal, deflated soccer ball with a pump, musical instruments, puzzles, jump rope, jewelry, hair accessories, etc.

Do not include used or damaged items; war-related items such as toy guns, knives, or military figures; seeds; any clothing with insignia that may be misunderstood or offensive to different cultures; chocolate or food; liquids or lotions; medications or vitamins; breakable items such as snow globes or any glass containers; aerosol cans

Please bring your donations to the November meeting. We will have the boxes there and you can fill them yourself or we will make sure your donations are packed for you!
The boxes were contributed by North Baptist. Attached is the schedule that Patti got from the church in case anyone would like to help pack boxes from community donations :
Schedule for collections week (Nov. 14-21) in case you have anyone who would like to volunteer to help us with the shoe boxes that are dropped off from the community.
Monday 11/14/16: 9am – 1pm
Tuesday 11/15/16: 3pm – 7pm
Wednesday 11/16/16: 9am – 1pm
Thursday 11/17/16: 3pm – 7pm
Friday 11/18/16: 9am – 1pm
Saturday 11/19/16: 9am – 1pm
Sunday 11/20/16: 1pm – 3pm
Monday 11/21/16: 9am – 11am
Thanks so much, ladies,for contributing to this project and special thanks to Patti for getting these boxes so we don’t have to wrap shoeboxes😳👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻