Operation Christmas Child Kicks Off This Week at Baymonte
Operation Christmas Child is a project of Samaritan’s Purse, which organizes the collection and distribution of shoebox gifts to children all over the world! OCC is kicking off in the classrooms at Baymonte this week! Look for an email from your child’s teacher or information coming home in their Friday folder this week. To see OCC in action, watch this video.
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I get boxes?
Families can purchase plastic boxes at stores such as Dollar Tree, Kmart or other stores. OCC cardboard boxes are also available in the school office or in Mrs. Hazen’s classroom. Middle school students can get boxes from Mr. Rozeboom as well.
Can families donate additional boxes?
Yes, families can donate additional complete boxes. Turn them in to your child’s classroom or the school office.
What do I pack in a box?
A full list of items to pack and what not to pack are listed on the OCC brochure coming home with your student in Friday folders.
How much is shipping for each box?
Shipping for each box is $9.00. Please be sure to include the shipping cost by either turning it in with your box or paying for it online. By making your shipping donation online, you can Follow Your Box and see where your shoebox ends up. To find out more about Follow Your Box click here.
Where can I find a label for my box?
Labels can be cut out of the OCC brochure coming home with your student in Friday folders. The school office also has additional labels.
When are boxes due at Baymonte?
All additional boxes are due to Baymonte on Wednesday, November 7.
When is Baymonte praying over the boxes?
As a school we will pray over the boxes on Tuesday, November 13 at 9:00am on the elementary blacktop. All families are welcome to join us in prayer.