Operation Christmas Child

Site: Chesley - No Physical Address

Record #: GBA2979
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2021
Last Full Update: 11 Sep 2019


Description (Service) Provides shoe boxes for people to fill with items for needy children outside of Canada * Empty shoe boxes can be picked up and filled with school supplies, hygiene items, clothing items (T-shirts, ball cap, socks), toys and other related small items * Participants choose to direct their shoe box gift to either a girl or a boy and can specify an age 
Those in other areas wishing to participate in the program can contact one of their local churches for information, call Samaritan's Purse or visit the website

Service Details

Public Comments Cannot include candy or toothpaste in shoe boxes due to customs and safety regulations
Hours Pick up or drop off during operating hours of Chesley Public Library or Rexall Pharmacy
Areas Served Chesley - and surrounding area
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Empty boxes are available for pickup by Oct 1 at the Chesley Library or the Chesley Rexall Drug Store. 
Filled boxes may be dropped off at the same locations until the third week of Nov
Languages English
Fees Donation ; Those who fill a box are asked to include a donation of $10 or more for shipping and handling costs

Address and Location

Located In Community Chesley
Address & Map
Chesley, ON
Physical Access Not Applicable

Contact Information

Toll Free Phone Samaritan's Purse 1-800-303-1269
Website www.samaritanspurse.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OCCcanada
Instagram Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/occ_canada
Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/occ_canada
Primary Contact Ruth McGuire, Coordinator; Phone: (Residence) 519-363-2258; Email: drmcguire@bmts.com