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Operation Christmas Child

  • Calvary Church 1210 South Dakota Street Milbank, SD, 57252 United States (map)

Now is the perfect time to start shopping for shoe box items for Operation Christmas Child.   Each year, Samaritan's Purse delivers millions of gift-filled shoe boxes to boys and girls all over the world. If you are unable to bring items, you can also consider a gift to Operation Christmas Child, which helps cover processing and shipping expenses and allows our teams to share the Good News of Jesus Christ with children and their families.

Family Fun Night will be November 8th @ 2:00 pm-4:00 pm.  Plan on attending with your family for a fun night of games and activities!

Suggested Items:

Toys: Include items that children will immediately embrace such as toy cars, yo-yos, jump ropes, balls, toys that light up and make noise (with extra batteries), etc.

School Supplies: pens, pencils and sharpeners, crayons, markers, notebooks, paper, solar calculators, coloring and picture books, etc.

Non-liquid Hygiene Items: toothbrushes, bar soap, combs, washcloths, etc.

Accessories: T-shirts, socks, hats, sunglasses, hair clips, jewelry, watches, flashlights (with extra batteries), etc.

Crafts: Make your own items such as hair bows, finger puppets, and friendship bracelets. Download instructions here.

Bring in your items the week of November 8-14th.  

**You will also need to include $7 in your box to cover the cost of shipping**

Earlier Event: November 7
Saturday Night Prayer
Later Event: November 8
Small Group Bible Study