Operation Christmas Child

Posted on October 24, 2019 in: General News

The Religious Education Classes, 1st to 9th grade, join CHYLL Youth Ministry and Operation Christmas Child in sending Christmas joy and gift boxes to 50 children around the world. Please see below for the list of items that you can donate (to fit into a shoe-sized box).  Or, please donate $9, the cost of mailing 1 box.

School/Crafts: Calculators, Crayons, Erasers, Glue sticks, Journals, Markers, Notebooks, Pencil Cases,  Pencils/Colored, Pens, Rulers, Scissors, Sharpeners, Stickers

Toys/Games: Chalk, Compasses, Jump Ropes, Musical Instrument, Playdough, Playing Cards, Puzzles, Stuffed Animals, Toy Cars, Yo-Yos, Soccer/Balls (w/ inflator) *no items needing batteries

Personal Care Items: Bandaids/Adhesive bandages (colorful ones can help a child be more willing to wear a bandage. Do not include liquid antibiotic ointment.), Bar Soap, Brushes, Combs, Compact Mirrors, Cups, Dental Floss, Lip Balms (solid), Toothbrushes, Washcloths

Accessories: Socks, Mittens, Sunglasses, Hats, Bandanas, Scarves, Hair clips/ties, Beads, Flip Flops, Tote Bags

Drop donations off in the Religious Education or Parish Office, no later than November 13th.

"Children are a heritage from the LORD, offspring a reward from him." (Psalm 127:3)