Stories, Photos, and Videos

Stories, Photos, and Videos

  • Marjorie and David Van Boven helped to send shoeboxes on their way to children in need by serving on staff at the Boone Processing Center.
    December 14, 2017 8:54 am

    Retired Washington State Couple Crosses Country to Work at Shoebox Processing Center

    After crossing the country in their RV, David and Marjorie Van Boven work to help process thousands of shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child in Boone, North Carolina.

  • Franklin Graham spoke to a crowd of community members, staff, and volunteers in Charlotte on Nov. 28.
    December 1, 2017 5:10 pm

    Franklin Graham Thanks Shoebox Processing Center Volunteers

    Community events at three Operation Christmas Child processing centers focused on praying for shoebox gifts and thanking the volunteers who prepare them for distribution.

  • November 29, 2017 9:29 am

    Operation Christmas Child Gifts Help Build the Church in Tanzania

    God is using a bold church planter, with shoeboxes in hand, to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ to unreached areas.

  • November 20, 2017 4:45 pm

    Bolivian Girl Received a Shoebox and Continues Journey in Faith

    The Greatest Journey taught 10-year-old Daphne to pray in Jesus’ Name for the rest of her family to come to Christ.

  • Sharon Woody (middle) has packed Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts for many years. After her home sustained major damage during Hurricane Harvey, Samaritan's Purse volunteers worked hard on her home. Sharon attends First Baptist Church of Portland, where our disaster relief unit has been set up since the end of August. The church is also a shoebox drop-off location.
    November 17, 2017 3:39 pm

    Texas Shoebox Packers Continue to Give After Hurricane Harvey

    In the months following the devastating storm, Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts in Texas are packed with an extra measure of love and hope.

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