Operation Christmas Child
Schedule for 2012
Collecting Empty Shoeboxes at Mount Olivet October 21st
Distributing Shoeboxes and information October 28th/ November 4th
Box Packing Party! Bring items to fill,
listen to Christmas music, snack on Chik-Fil-A Wednesday, November 7th, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Return filled boxes to church November 11-18
Mount Olivet is a Relay Center again this year, meaning we are collecting boxes from other churches November 12th-19th.
Relay Center Hours:
Mon – Nov 12: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Tues – Nov 13: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Wed – Nov 14: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Thur – Nov 15: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Fri – Nov 16: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Sat – Nov 17: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Sun – Nov 18: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Mon – Nov 19: 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
If you are bringing boxes from another church, please use the Glebe Road circle door. The circle can be accessed from southbound Glebe Road. We have an elevator at that door.
GIFT IDEAS FOR THE BOXES
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)
A PERSONAL NOTE
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Used or damaged items; war-related items such as toy guns, knives or military figures; chocolate or food; out-of-date candy; liquids or lotions; medications or vitamins; breakable items such as snowglobes or glass containers; aerosol cans
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