operation christmas child

Each year Countryside Chapel gets involved with OCC and brings items in each month throughout the year to fill up boxes for children overseas. We have a PACKING PARTY where we pack all the boxes (our goal is 300) and this year it all be on Saturday, November 11 @ our Baltic Location @ 10AM. Be sure to mark your calendars! It is a blast.


Below you will find the monthly list of items needed. You can bring any items in at any point throughout the year, If you have any questions, you can contact Kitty Kiel.

Monthly Gifts list

Make sure your items will fit in the box - Shoebox dimensions are

11 L, 6" W, 4" T

 

MARCH - "WOW" GIFTS FOR BOYS

Toy cars/trucks, drawstring backpacks, stuffed animal, small musical instrument (such as a harmonica or woodwind recorder),  fishing kits, tools (such as a hammer, screwdriver)

 

APRIL - "WOW" GIFTS FOR GIRLS

Dolls, Stuffed Animals, drawstring backpacks, crafts items, tote bags/purses, dresses, scarves, sewing kits

 

MAY - BALLS

Soccer ball, kickball (make sure to include a manual air pump so that ball can be re-inflated)

Rubber bouncy balls

foam or nerf balls

tacky sack

tennis balls

beach balls

 

JUNE - ACCESSORIES

Flashlights, w/extra batteries

Sunglasses

Jump ropes

Plastic bowls, cup, forks, spoons

Bandanas

Hair brush/combs/hair accessories

 

JULY - CLOTHING

Socks

Underwear

T-Shirts - Plain, but colorful

Flip-flops

Hats

 

AUGUST - SCHOOL SUPPLIES

Pencils, pencil sharpener, pens, crayons, notebooks that will fit in shoebox, coloring books

 

SEPTEMBER - 

Toothbrushes, Unscented or lightly scented soap, washcloths -  TOOTHPASTE IS NO LONGER ALLOWED

 

OCTOBER - 

CATCH UP MONTH FOR ITEMS WE ARE SHORT ON

 

NOVEMBER - 

Write a note the the child receiving box, include a picture of your family, pray for the children.