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Samaritan's Purse: Operation Christmas Child

Every year, the Douglass United Methodist Church creates Christmas Shoe boxes for needy children and families in 3rd world and war torn countries. Operation Christmas Child is done through the non profit organization Samaritan's Purse.

Here are some interesting facts about Operation Christmas Child:

  • 146 million shoe box gifts have been distributed through Operation Christmas Child since 1993.
  • 100+ countries receive shoe box gifts through Operation Christmas Child.
  • 31,000+ children hear the Gospel at shoe box outreach events each day.
  • 14 children report decisions for Christ for every 100 shoe boxes distributed.

NOTICE: PLEASE DO NOT PUT CANDY, TOOTHPASTE, OR ANY WAR RELATED TOYS OR ITEMS IN YOUR SHOE BOX.

For more information on Operation Christmas Child please click here.

If you have any questions or concerns about Operation Christmas Child, please contact the church office at (316) 747-3134.

Operation Christmas Child is a project of Samaritan's Purse. The name Operation Christmas Child is a trademark of Samaritan's Purse.