Help spread the Good News of God’s love to children in need! By packing a shoebox full of simple gifts and sending it off with prayer, you can be part of transforming entire families and communities around the world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
SUGGESTED GIFT ITEMS
Start with a central item a child will cherish, like a beautiful doll, a deflated soccer ball with pump, or a plush stuffed animal. Then add quality items like cars, musical instruments, jump ropes, balls, puzzles, and toys that light up and make noise (with extra batteries), etc.
Pens, pencils with sharpeners, crayons, markers, notebooks, paper, coloring books, etc.
NON-LIQUID HYGIENE ITEMS
Toothbrushes, bar soap, combs, washcloths, etc.
T-shirts, socks, hats, sunglasses, hair clips, flip-flops, flashlights (with extra batteries), etc.
OTHER ITEMS FOR YOUNGER CHILDREN
Blankets, sticker and picture books, finger puppets, pages of colorful stickers, etc.
OTHER ITEMS FOR OLDER CHILDREN
Small tools, tape measures, sewing kits, fabric squares, solar calculators, rulers, scissors, jewelry, deodorant.
PLEASE DO NOT INCLUDE:
Used or damaged items, war-related items (toy guns, knives, military figures, etc.), chocolate or food, seeds, liquids or lotions, medications or vitamins, breakable items (snow globes, glass containers, etc.), aerosol cans. New this year - Toothpaste and Candy.
Each box cost $9 to ship. If you can, please make check payable to Samaritan's Purse to cover shipping cost.