Operation Christmas Child

Hello Everyone ❤️ 

It is that time of year again! My mom (Deb Harris) and I are on a mission to fill as many Operation Christmas Child boxes that we can. We have been filling boxes for many years now and this is one of our most beloved charity projects we have ever done! We have dedicated so much of our time and effort to this charity founded by Franklin Graham because the light this small gift brings to these extremely thankful Children is absolutely beautiful; and let me tell you it is the most fulfilling moment to hear how life changing receiving this shoe box filled with toys, hygiene products, towels, clothes, educational items, art supplies, tools etc Is for them. My mom and I have met a few of the now adults that have gotten a shoe box of goodies when they were children and how that was the only gift they had ever received because of the extremely poverty stricken areas they came from. Some of these children had never even had their own socks, some shared a wash cloth in an orphanage with 35 other children, the conditions explained showed us all how blessed we really are. Since 1993, more than 178 million children in more than 150 countries have received an Operation Christmas Child shoebox. If you feel it in your heart and would like to donate some money to help us pack extra shoeboxes or would like to help with shipping costs we  would greatly appreciate it. You could help change a child’s life! My mom and I will be delivering all the boxes on Wednesday to an official drop off processing center to be accounted for, as of right now we have 152 finished and ready to be delivered to the drop off. If you just don’t have the extra funds this year we totally understand, but if you see a good deal on a clearance item or see a good deal think twice and buy it and save it for next year! My mom and I shop all year and save items for the boxes and this year she has paid personally so far to fill 147 of the 152 boxes in total which is no small feat and we would like to send as many as possible! Thank you to all the people that have donated items and money this year so far from Chapel Hill United Methodist Church where we have co chaired our home churches donation hub and anyone who continues to pray for this mission! ❤️ If you have any questions feel free to message me or my mom! Thanks in advance

Donations

  • Laurie Koehler 
    • $10 
    • 10 d

Organizer

Carly Harris 
Organizer
Mattawan, MI

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