Packing a shoe box with fun and simple gifts like toys, school supplies, and hygiene items will impact a child and their family both physically and spiritually. National Collection Week for this year’s shoe boxes is November 18-25. Want to learn how to pack a shoe box? Check it out.


The Regional Collection location for the Life 96.5 community is Abiding Savior Free Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls, 4100 S. Bahnson Avenue, (605) 371-3800.

Mon, Nov. 18: 9 am  – 7 pm
Tue, Nov. 19: 9 am  – 7 pm
Wed, Nov. 20: 9 am  – 7 pm
Thu, Nov. 21: 9 am  – 7 pm
Fri, Nov. 22: 9 am – 5 pm
Sat, Nov. 23: 9 am – 12 pm
Sun, Nov. 24: 9 am – 5 pm
Mon, Nov. 25: 9 am  – 7 pm

You can also volunteer your time. Learn more HERE.

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 146 million gift-filled shoeboxes to children in more than 150 countries and territories. For many of these children, the gift-filled shoebox is the first gift they have ever received.

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