Operation Christmas Child Media Resources

Media Resources

Operation Christmas Child is a project of Samaritan's Purse, an international Christian relief and evangelism organization headed by Franklin Graham. The mission of Operation Christmas Child is to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to children in need around the world, and together with the local church worldwide, to share the Good News of Jesus Christ. Since 1993 Operation Christmas Child has collected and delivered more than 168 million shoeboxes to children in over 160 countries and territories. For many of these children, the gift‑filled shoebox is the first gift they have ever received.

Operation Christmas Child Media Inquiries

Dana Williams: 615‑517‑1626

Samaritan's Purse Newsroom

For information concerning Samaritan's Purse, visit the Samaritan's Purse Newsroom ⇢

News Releases

Fact Sheet

Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

Our PSAs are available for use by media outlets and websites in the United States. Unless a kill date is noted, PSAs can be aired indefinitely. If you have any questions regarding PSAs or would like to arrange an interview, please call Dana Williams: 615‑517‑1626.

Video PSAs

  • Overview Promo

    Run Time: 1:49

    Shoebox gifts bring joy to children across the world.

  • One, Two, Three!

    Run Time: 30 secs.

    From the shoebox to The Greatest Journey, this is the Great Commission.

  • To Bless One Special Child

    Run Time: 15 secs.

    A simple gift allows love to travel all over the world.

  • Building on Prayer

    Run Time: 2:13

    We depend on prayers in order to bring physical relief and spiritual comfort.

  • Kojo's Story

    Run Time: 2:11

    Kojo's shoebox gift encouraged him with the love of Jesus.

  • A Simple Gift

    Run Time: 60 secs.

    Shoebox gifts help spread the Gospel around the world.

  • Joy to the World

    Run Time: 60 secs.

    A behind-the-scenes look at our processing centers

  • Elvina Shoebox Recipient Story

    Run Time: 60 secs.

    Elvina received a shoebox and learned to trust in God

  • Luis Shoebox Recipient Story

    Run Time: 60 secs.

    Luis received a shoebox as a poor child in Panama

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Audio PSAs

  • Back-to-School Sales Are Here!

    Run Time: 30 secs.

    Back-to-school sales are a great time to buy quality school supplies for shoebox gifts.

  • Tis the Season for Back-to-School Sales

    Run Time: 30 secs.

    Take advantage of low prices during back-to-school sales to get quality shoebox items.

  • Send Joy to a Child in Need

    Run Time: 30 secs.

    Discover the joy of packing a shoebox and drop it off during National Collection Week.

  • Tis the Season for Shoeboxes

    Run Time: 30 secs.

    Learn where and when to drop off shoebox gifts across the country.

  • Izabella McMillon

    Run Time: 30 secs.

    Izabella received a shoebox in Romania.

  • Krystal Cortez

    Run Time: 30 secs.

    Krystal received a shoebox gift in Nicaragua.

  • Yuliya Shubina

    Run Time: 30 secs.

    Yuliya received a shoebox gift in Central Asia.

  • Alex Nsengimana

    Run Time: 30 secs.

    Alex received a shoebox in Rwanda.

  • Vladimir Prokhnevskiy

    Run Time: 30 secs.

    Vladimir received a shoebox gift in Ukraine.

  • Franklin Graham

    Run Time: 30 secs.

    Samaritan’s Purse President encourages families to pack shoeboxes for children in need.

  • Franklin Graham

    Run Time: 60 secs.

    Samaritan’s Purse President encourages families to pack shoeboxes for children in need.

  • The Greatest Journey

    Run Time: 30 secs.
    (Female Voice)

    Learn about this 12‑lesson discipleship program

  • The Greatest Journey

    Run Time: 30 secs.
    (Male Voice)

    Learn about this 12‑lesson discipleship program

  • The Greatest Journey

    Run Time: 60 secs.
    (Female Voice)

    Learn more about this life-changing investment

  • Jonhattan Constante – Ecuador Pastor

    Run Time: 30 secs.

    A pastor shares how shoeboxes are changing lives

  • The First Gift

    Run Time: 30 secs.

    Pack a shoebox and give a child their very first gift.

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Audio PSAs (Volunteer Opportunities)

  • Wired for Good Works

    Run Time: 30 secs.

    Volunteering connects you with God’s global purposes

  • What Comes Out

    Run Time: 15 secs.

    What goes into a shoebox is fun but what comes out is eternal

  • Volunteers Say It Best

    Run Time: 30 secs.

    Volunteers share personal stories of volunteering year-round

Audio PSAs (Español)

  • Joyful Giggles (Español)

    Run Time: 30 secs.

    Spread joy around the world through shoebox gifts

  • Accept the Challenge (Español)

    Run Time: 30 secs.

    Will you pack a shoebox for a child in need?

  • Bringing Families Together (Español)

    Run Time: 60 secs.

    Families serve God together by packing shoeboxes

  • Bringing Joy (Español)

    Run Time: 60 secs.

    How much joy can you fit in a shoebox?

Photos

These photographs and graphics are available for news media outlet use in coverage of Operation Christmas Child‑related stories. If your news outlet uses a photograph, please credit: “Courtesy of Samaritan’s Purse.” These photographs are not for commercial use.

Shoebox Distribution Photos

The Greatest Journey Photos

Transportation Photos

Volunteer Photos

B-Roll

Use our raw video footage as you cover Operation Christmas Child in your media outlet.

Logo and Web Banners

Utilize the following logo and web banners to feature Operation Christmas Child on your website.

Operation Christmas Child Logo

Permission is required to use the Operation Christmas Child logo. Please see our permissions requirements and email us at the address provided there.

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