9! Changes are A-Shoebox! Operation Christmas Child Countdown

OCC Countdown 9

Three changes are afoot, I should say a-shoebox, this grand year of the 2017 Ten-Week Countdown to Shoebox Collection Week. The first change is about camels. And ships. And planes. And donkeys. And elephants. And helicopters. And canoes.

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You get the idea. It’s about transportation. Smile

Since this is the 9th week of our Countdown Posts, it’s a good time to mention the new suggested donation.

Can you guess what it is?

Yepperoni! Nine is the New Number

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Photo Courtesy of Samaritan’s Purse

The suggested per shoebox donation for Operation Christmas Child is now $9.

I don’t know the details about the reason for the change, but I’m sure if you need answers, Samaritan’s Purse will have them for you.  I imagine it has to do with increasing numbers around the world.

Roll with the Nines

When you pack your shoeboxes, just tuck in a check for $9 made out to Samaritan’s Purse. That’s $9 for each shoebox you pack.

 The suggested per shoebox donation
for Operation Christmas Child
is now $9.

For more shoebox excitement, donate online and print out a barcode/scanning thingy so you can follow your shoebox You’ll get an email telling you the country in which a child will receive your shoebox!


Photo Courtesy of Samaritan’s Purse

More Information

If you want more information about the transportation of shoeboxes, watch this video and click this link.

If you want to know what all this shoebox talk is about, read more on my li’l ol’ cottage website or on Samaritan’s Purse’s big ol’ website.  🙂

Photo courtesy of Samaritan's Purse


 Happy Shoeboxing!


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