the big shoebox challenge

100,000 Gifts for children in need

Our national collection week for traditional shoeboxes has ended, but it’s not too late to still send a gift to a child in need this Christmas through Shoebox Online!

We have a bold target – to reach an extra 100,000 children who may never have received a gift before. And we need you!

This Christmas, would you consider sending a shoebox gift online to reach just one child in need?

Every single shoebox gift represents one child who is waiting to hear the Good News.

Follow the challenge on our website and see how your gifts are helping reach the exciting goal of 100,000 more children receiving Good News and great joy.

About Shoebox Online

Shoebox Online is a quick, fun and easy way to send a gift-filled shoebox to a child in need in just five minutes. For over 13 years, our dedicated team have been packing shoebox gifts based on your online selections.

Buying items in bulk means we can offer a good range of high-quality gifts at better than average high street or online prices. Each carefully packed gift, with a heartfelt message of love, shows a child they are special and thought of. 

Your shoebox gift with Operation Christmas Child:

Inspires Joy

You’ll be giving unimaginable excitement and hope to children in need around the world.

Reaches Further

Partnering with Operation Christmas Child ensures shoeboxes get to hard-to-reach groups like refugee children in the Middle East.

Is Specially Delivered

You can rest easy knowing your shoebox gift will be delivered through community leaders who’ve been trained to lead safe, well-organised celebrations.

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