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Thrive Church

Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week

Thrive Church is an official Operation Christmas (OCC) shoebox drop-off location! If you packed a OCC shoebox, you can drop off here. Click details for dates & times.

Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week
Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week

Time & Location

Nov 15, 2023, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Thrive Church, 680 W Livingston Rd, Highland Charter Twp, MI 48357, USA

About The Event

Every year, Operation Christmas Child holds its National Collection Week the 3rd week in November. Thrive Church serves as an official regional drop-off location for this global ministry.  WANT TO VOLUNTEER? If you would like to volunteer to support Drop-Off Week, please contact Sue Cole at scole@thrive-church.us or 248-887-1311 ext. 14. DROPPING OFF SHOEBOXES? For those dropping shoeboxes, please be sure to drop off your shoebox during the dates & times listed below. If you should drop off your shoebox after November 20 at 11am, your shoebox will not be delivered until next year's drop off.

Thrive Church Drop-off Schedule

Mon, Nov. 13: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Tue, Nov. 14: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Wed, Nov. 15: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Thu, Nov. 16: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Fri, Nov. 17: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sat, Nov. 18: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sun, Nov. 19: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Mon, Nov. 20: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Drop-off Donation is Critical:

A donation of $10 per box is critical to cover shipping and other project costs. For easiest processing, you can give online through OCC's Label Options or Ways to Give pages, or by mailing a check in the postage-paid envelope available in OCC's print brochure. If you use an online option on the Labels page, you can Follow Your Box and discover the destination of your gift. 

Want to change a life with a Shoebox?

Are you interested in packing a shoebox gift to send to a child in need of love & compassion? Here are resources provided by Operation Christmas Child on how to pack a shoebox.

About Operation Christmas Child:

The mission of Operation Christmas Child is to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to children in need around the world. Through this project, Samaritan’s Purse partners with the local church worldwide to share the Good News of Jesus Christ and make disciples of the nations.

Every year, Smaritan’s Purse collects shoeboxe gifts filled with toys, school supplies, and hygiene items for children around the world. Since 1993, more than 198 million children in more than 170 countries and territories have received an Operation Christmas Child shoebox. The project delivers not only the joy of what, for many kids, is their first gift ever, but also gives them a tangible expression of God’s love.

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