Operation Christmas Child
"Shoe Box Ministry"
Empty shoe boxes are wrapped in Christmas paper and picked up by people within the congregation who want to participate in the mission. The boxes are filled with gift for children throughout the world. The program is run by Samaritans Purse. The boxes are sent to Denver where Samaritans Purse distributes them. Gifts include school supplies, toys, hygiene items and other age appropriate items. The mission starts in mid-November. The beneficiaries a primarily cildren in sub-standard situations. The shoe boxes go all over the world, including Pueblo County and kids of Los Pobres.
Individuals buy the gifts on their own and provide the funds for shipment.
Contact: Shara Heinbaugh (719-543-4287)
Backup: Judy Diaz (719-547-0388)