Thank you for helping with North Valley Christian Church's Operation Christmas Child project this year.  We are collecting items for girls and boys.  Age categories are: 2–4, 5–9, or 10–14.

Items like pencils, notebooks, crayons, small toys, stickers, combs, brushes, small musical instruments, sewing kits, etc.  The picture above can give you some ideas. 

There are also items that are restricted.  These include the following:

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.

Bring the items to NVCC's service at Pioneer Living History Museum. Services are Sunday at 9:30am.  You can also call Karmann at 928-899-8956 to make other arrangements.  Shipping costs for each shoebox is $9.00.  Monetary donations to are greatly appreciated and tax deductible.  Make check out to "North Valley Christian Church" and write "Operation Christmas Child" on the memo line. 

North Valley Christian Church is hosting a shoe box packing party around the beginning of November.  Time and place to be announced.  Other events and activities are in the planning stages.  Check back for more information.

Click here to go to Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child website.  There are more ideas for items along with more inforamtion about this world-wide project.