We've participated in Operation Christmas Child, the Christian outreach to children in developing nations, for many years. Three years ago we accepted an invitation to serve as a drop-off location in the Quad Cities. In that new role, we've welcomed, packed into cartons, and moved to the Quad Cities' central drop-off location thousands of shoeboxes filled with age- and gender appropriate gifts donated by individuals, families, churches, and other organizations. In 2021, we will once again serve as a drop-location, and invite you to bring your box(es) to us for processing.
Packing a shoe box is easy and fun! For ALL the information you need, CLICK HERE.
In brief (details at the link above)
- Find a shoe box
- Get a label to identify the age and gender of the child for whom you packed the box
- Fill the box with age- and gender appropriate items
- Donate online or by mail the suggested $9 for shipping and handling for each box you pack
- Pray for your box
- Deliver your box to FCCEM or one of the other OCC drop-locations in the Quad Cities
Our Drop-off location's hours this year
- Monday, November 15: 10:00-Noon; 6:00-8:00 p.m.
- Tuesday-Saturday, November 16-20: 10:00-Noon
- Sunday, November 21: 2:00-4:00 p.m.
- Monday, November 22: 10:00-Noon
First Christian Church of East Moline
3501 7th St.
East Moline, IL 61244