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Giving a shoebox gift to a vulnerable child is simple with Operation Christmas Child.
It starts in your hands and ends up in theirs.See below for how to do a shoebox in 5 simple steps:
The shoebox should ideally be medium size, as shown (but this is just a guideline). Wrap the lid and the box separately in wrapping paper (before going on to insert your gifts).
Click here to download a copy of our girl/boy stickers. Tick the appropriate age box on the sticker provided and stick it on the outside of the lid (top right). The age categories are 2-4, 5-9, and 10-14. Ensure the label is secure.
Use our suggested gifts listed here to help you choose what to put in your box. Please DO NOT include items in the 'No thanks' box.
We suggest a minimum £3.00 'shipping' donation per shoebox - which helps ensure your shoebox gets to where it needs to go. Please donate online if at all possible - then we can tell you where your shoebox went.
Ensure your shoebox is secured with a rubber band around the outside. Then take your shoebox to your nearest drop off point between November 1st - 18th. You can use our online locator to find your nearest Drop Off Point.
To find out what happens next to your shoebox, visit our The Journey of a Shoebox page......