New Releases

Veronica's Story: Every Box Matters

Veronica Miranda received an Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift when she was 13 and lived in an orphanage in Mexico. The gift made her realize how much God loved her. Now, she packs shoeboxes to send to kids in need because she knows that every box matters.

Athena’s Story: Sharing the Journey

Athena, a young girl in the Philippines, participated in The Greatest Journey after receiving a gift-filled Operation Christmas Child shoebox. She shared the Biblical stories from The Greatest Journey book with her family, which changed their lives and deepened their faith in God.

Airlift for Syrian Refugees Lands in Iraq

The Samaritan's Purse DC-8 recently brought winter clothing, water filters, and tarps to Iraq to help Syrians, many of them Kurds, who've been displaced by recent violence.

Golden Prairie Shoebox Granary

Jana Ginter transformed a dilapidated granary on her Wyoming wheat farm into a year-round workshop to pack gift-filled Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes for kids in need overseas.

Bringing the Good News to Mazatlan

Children in Mazatlan, Mexico, are hearing God’s Word and growing in their faith through Operation Christmas Child and The Greatest Journey.

Almira's Story: Adopted into God’s Kingdom

Almira Bradford learned how much God loved her when she received a gift-filled shoebox while living in an orphanage in Central Asia. Soon afterward, an American couple adopted her. Looking back, Almira realized that God put the shoebox in her hands a

A FUN-raiser for Shoeboxes

Grace Presbyterian Church in Franklin, North Carolina, held a creative and fun fundraiser to support Operation Christmas Child at their church. Young people participated in a cooking class and made pizzas and apple turnovers to raise money for shoeboxes.

Shoebox Packing Multiplies

Meet Ava. She indirectly inspired Sam who lives hours away from her in Oklahoma to get involved with Operation Christmas Child. Today, the two friends compete to see who can bless the most children in need. Who will you motivate to pack a shoebox?

Kim's Story: The Greatest Gift

Kim received a gift-filled Operation Christmas Child shoebox when she was a young girl living in a poor province in Cambodia. Reading "The Greatest Gift" booklet from her box ignited an interest in God and led to her giving her life to Jesus Christ.

Lending a Helping Hand in Dallas

Richard and Mary Jane Cox praise God for sending Samaritan's Purse volunteers to remove debris and downed trees from their yard after a tornado tore through their Dallas neighborhood and damaged their home of 40 years.