Operation Christmas Child

Since 1993, more than 168 million boys and girls in over 160 countries have experienced God’s love through the power of simple shoebox gifts from Operation Christmas Child. Samaritan’s Purse works with local churches and ministry partners to deliver the gifts and share the life-changing Good News of Jesus Christ.

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David's Story: A Great Journey

David became a Christian 10 years ago soon after he received a gift-filled Operation Christmas Child shoebox in Pifo, Ecuador, and graduated from the first Greatest Journey class ever taught. Recently, he helped hand out Bibles to students graduating from the 10th anniversary Greatest Journey class in Pifo.

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Operation Christmas Child Overview 2019, 60 Seconds

Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan's Purse, brings Good News and great joy to children around the world through gift-filled shoeboxes. But that's not all. Through The Greatest Journey, our 12-lesson discipleship program for shoebox recipients, entire communities are transformed by the Gospel. A great overview video to share with your church or group, available in three different lengths.

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Shoeboxes Bring Joy in Botswana

Anitah, a young girl living in Molepolole, Botswana, gives thanks to God for a wonderful day in which she received a shoebox full of gifts and heard about Jesus' love for her at an Operation Christmas Child outreach event.

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Operation Christmas Child Overview 2019, Animation

Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan's Purse, brings Good News and great joy to children around the world through gift-filled shoeboxes. But that's not all. Through The Greatest Journey, our 12-lesson discipleship program for shoebox recipients, entire communities are transformed by the Gospel. A great overview video to share with your church or group, available in three different lengths.

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The Journey of a Shoebox, Animated

Every shoebox gift goes on an amazing journey from the person who packed it to a child in need overseas. After receiving this tangible expression of God's love, the boy or girl is invited to participate in The Greatest Journey discipleship course.

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Fueling the Journey (Why $9?)

A $9 donation per shoebox gift is critical to cover shipping and other costs to collect, process, and deliver boxes to children through Operation Christmas Child. Your donation also provides The Greatest Gift Gospel booklet and Ministry Partner Guide.

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Military Couples Pack Shoebox Gifts

Operation Heal Our Patriots, a project of Samaritan's Purse aimed at strengthening the marriages of military couples, sponsored an Operation Christmas Child packing party in Jacksonville, North Carolina. Combat-wounded veterans, their spouses, and their children prepared shoebox gifts to send to boys and girls in need across the world.

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How Shoeboxes Spread Good News and Great Joy (:57)

Every year, Operation Christmas Child delivers millions of shoebox gifts to children around the world. Shining the light of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to children affected by war, poverty, disease and natural disaster, shoebox gifts are fueled by the power of prayer, bringing Good News and Great Joy to the ends of the earth!

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How Shoebox Gifts Travel the World

From donkeys, elephants, and camels to motorcycles, trucks, and canoes, we'll do whatever it takes to transport Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts to the ends of the earth.

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Proverbs 3:5-6

Individuals recite the verse Proverbs 3:5-6 in their own heart language. Together they proclaim the importance of trusting in the Lord and leaning on him to direct their paths.

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The Sounds of Operation Christmas Child

Working together to delivery shoeboxes makes beautiful music!

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Operation Christmas Child - Full Circle Story

Hear from shoebox recipients around the world.

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Joy to The World Through OCC

Operation Christmas Child Processing Center Music Montage

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Zimbabwe Kids go Wild

Share the joy of OCC with a child today

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Boy Celebrates Operation Christmas Child Gift

An African boy is thrilled to receive a shoebox gift from Samaritans Purse's Operation Christmas Child.

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Help Children Begin The Greatest Journey

The Greatest Journey is the exciting follow-up discipleship program used by Operation Christmas Child to help children become faithful followers of Jesus Christ.

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The Power of Prayer

The most important thing you can put in a shoebox is prayer. Watch Uncle Si Robertson pray for the boxes he and his nephew Al Robertson packed for Operation Christmas Child. http://bit.ly/yt-shoeboxsi

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And the Deaf Shall Hear

Operation Christmas Child distributes shoebox Christmas Presents to the especially needy children of the Deaf Ministry at Bible Baptist Church in Cebu, Philippines.

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Limitless Love

When you pack a shoebox full of gifts for Operation Christmas Child, your love is limitless. Watch to see who will celebrate it's arrival.

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