Operation Christmas Child

Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child…

Making up shoeboxes full of toys to go to 
children in poverty around the world.

Come and join us and help make a child’s Christmas dream come true.

     Sunday 18th November 2018
           10.15am and 4.00pm 
           @ South Hill Road 

Bring your gifts to the service on 18th November so that we can spend time making up the boxes together.  

Yes Please! We’d love you to choose from each of these 4 categories:

Bear, soft toy, tennis ball, finger puppet, jigsaw, yo-yo, building blocks, small musical instrument.  For boys; trucks and cars, for girls; dolls, clip on earrings, etc.

Educational Supplies:
Felt pens, pens, pencils, pencil sharpener, eraser, colouring book, notepad, picture or puzzle book, chalk, pencil case, stickers, etc.

Hygiene Items:
Hairbrush, comb, hair clips. 
The church will be providing enough toothbrushes, toothpaste, flannels and soap for all the boxes 

Other Items:
Sweets (sell-by date to be at least March of the following year), gloves, scarf, sunglasses, cap, hat, bangles, necklaces etc.
All gifts should be new, please include items from each category
No thanks, these items should not be included...
No food especially chocolate. Only exception, non chocolate sweets are allowed.
No medicine or vitamins of any kind.
No war related items: Toy guns, soldiers or knives of any kind.
No clothing other than listed above.
No fragile items: Glass containers, mirrors.
No liquids: including blow bubbles, shampoo, bubble bath, toiletry sets or aerosols. 
No dangerous items: Any sharp objects, scissors or razors.
Nothing of a political nature.
No hand knitted stuffed toys without a CE mark
Don't forget to read the small print...
Due to import regulations, all gifts should be new and comply with the conditions listed above. Please make sure your gifts are age appropriate and that you do not send any items in a shoebox (intended for a small child), which might be swallowed or mistaken for sweets

Make a donation - To help with the cost of transportation we will be asking for a donation of £5.00 per box. 
For more information and how to find us look on our web site  www.ebc-bracknell.org