Welcome to the Operation Christmas Child Order Site

Prepare to pack your Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes by ordering free resources. We’ll provide everything you need to get started this shoebox season—labels, posters, inspirational videos, and more. Each item will help you pack and send your shoebox gifts, as well as spread the word about Operation Christmas Child to your church, group, or community.

WHEN WILL MATERIALS SHIP? Orders are processed and packed for shipment within a week. Your delivery date will depend on your region and if it is sent by courier or by Canada Post mail. Delivery can vary from 3 - 30 days. If you have any questions, please call us at 1-800-303-1269 (between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Mountain Standard Time, Monday-Friday) or email: occmaterials@samaritan.ca

Orders need to be placed by October 29 in order to receive them by National Collection Week.

Operation Christmas Child Cardboard Shoeboxes

Empty Operation Christmas Child cardboard shoeboxes are an option for you – easy to build and easy to fill with gifts for children overseas. 

Important: These cardboard shoeboxes are available in increments of 25. If you have shoeboxes left over from last year, please take those into consideration before ordering more for this season. 

And don’t forget – any sturdy, standard sized shoebox can be used.

As you place your order, please prayerfully consider a donation towards the mailing and production costs of these cardboard shoeboxes (See step 4).


How To Pack A Shoebox Brochure

Includes step-by-step instructions, 4 shoebox labels (2 girl/2 boy), suggested gift items, and a donation envelope.  Order enough for your church, group, or family.

Important: Minimum quantity of 10. 

Materials are available on our website to print or download

Posters (11 in x 17 in)

Use this colorful poster to spread the word about Operation Christmas Child. Includes white space so you can write in local information.

Important: Minimum quantity of 5.

Materials are available on our website to print or download

Promotional DVDs

The DVD is a powerful way to show the incredible impact of Operation Christmas Child and inspire donors, churches, and community groups to get involved! You also can view the contents of the DVD in English and download these videos from our webpage.


Prayer Guide Bookmarks

Remind your church or group to pray daily for everyone involved in the project, from the children who will receive shoebox gifts to those who pack them.


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