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Operation Christmas Child

It's October, which means it's time for a new 'Item of the Month'! This month's item is a letter and photo! Adding these to your shoebox gift gives it a personal touch and lets the child see who packed their box!

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Operation Christmas Child

National Collection Week is quickly approaching, which means it's time to stock up on shoebox items! Now, everything you need for your shoebox gifts can be foun...d at more than 600 Hobby Lobby stores across the U.S.! Shoebox approved items are even marked with these easy to find OCC signs! Share any great items you've found at Hobby Lobby in the comments below!

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Operation Christmas Child

Volunteer registration for Operation Christmas Child processing centers opens tomorrow! If you haven’t done so already, set up a profile on our registration pag...e today so you can complete the process quickly on registration day. Beginning at 8 a.m. LOCAL TIME on the following days, you can sign up to help us prepare shoebox gifts for boys and girls in need around the world. Be sure to have several options of when you could serve as slots fill up quickly. If you end up on a waiting list, please be sure to check back on our registration page later as positions may open up. Sign up can be found here:

Monday, September 14:
Dallas/Forth Worth

Tuesday, September 15:
Boone, NC
Denver, CO

Wednesday, September 16:
Atlanta, GA
Minneapolis, MN

Thursday, September 17:
Charlotte, NC
Southern California

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Back to school sales are a great way to fill up on shoebox goodies!

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Operation Christmas Child

"The 'Item of the Month' for March is crafts. My sister gave me some leftover quilt scraps and from them I made 103 scrunchies and 19 necklaces!" - Judy P.

What crafts are you making this month? Share in the comments below!

Anyone find any clearance Valentine stuffed animals for their shoeboxes this year? Might even be able to find themed coloring books, etc!

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Operation Christmas Child is with Kelly Beason.

"Just got 521 pair of Hello Kitty socks for $0.30 each in the clearance section! I LOVE Operation Christmas Child!" - Justin C.

Share the recent #OCCdeals you've found in the comments below!

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Operation Christmas Child

There’s still plenty of time to pack shoebox gifts and turn them in! Who’s heading out to an OCC drop-off today? Find yours here:

It's collection week! Have you turned in your boxes?!

Look at that excitement! You can be apart of that!

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Will you be a blessing to someone? Operation Christmas Child is a great way! Let me know if you need more info or materials to get started.

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Next time you and your kiddos order kids' meals ask for the toddler toy. These toys are perfect for your Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes, plus don't our kids have enough toys to step on?

Just 2 weeks until National Collection Week! Will you be packing boxes as a family? Club? Business? Individual? Church?

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I just ordered some great gifts from Oriental Trading for my shoeboxes. And I found super-soft socks (pack of 4) for only $1 at the mall! How are you being thrifty this year? Find any good deals yet? 6 weeks to go!!!

Less than 2 months until collection week! Who is getting excited about all the children they get to reach this year with a simple shoe box?!