Operation Christmas Child

Dear Parents/Students/Teachers,

It is time to start collecting for Operation Christmas Child again. Please collect all you can for these children. We collected 96 boxes last year and I would love to be able to pass that number this year. Ship dates for the boxes are November 13-17. I will be collecting and packing boxes and then will deliver all packed boxes to the drop off location. Send all items in to me, Mrs. Whitney Fleenor in room 201. It also costs $9 per box to ship these if you would like to donate any amount of money with your box. I look forward to seeing the success we have with this program this year. Thank you in advance. We will collect items beginning September 18, 2017- November 8th, 2017. Thank you so much for your help. Ms. Whitney Fleenor  

Age range for boxes are:

2-4 girl or boy 

5-9 girl or boy 

10-14 girl or boy  

Recommended Items for donations for shoeboxes:

Empty shoeboxes, hair clips, toy cars, jewelry, yo-yos, watches, jump ropes, flashlights, balls, toys that light up or make noise, pens, pencils, pencil sharpeners, crayons, markers, notebooks, paper, solar calculator, coloring books, picture books, toothbrushes, soap, combs, washcloths, t-shirt, socks, hats, sunglasses 

*All items need to be able to fit into a shoebox. These are recommended, but not the only things that can be included.

Items that CAN NOT be included:

Candy; toothpaste; used or damaged items; war-related items such as toy guns, knives, or military figures; chocolate or food; seeds; fruit rolls or other fruit snacks; drink mixes (powdered or liquid); liquids or lotions; medications or vitamins; breakable items such as snow globes or glass containers; aerosol cans.  

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