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This year's Operation Christmas Child shoebox collection drive is underway! Join us as we partner with Samaritan's Purse to share God's love with children worldwide. 

  • Drop Off Boxes at LifePointe Church

    LifePointe Church is a collection site for west St. Louis County and the surrounding areas. Drop off individual or group boxes during any of these times:


    Mon, Nov. 13: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Tue, Nov. 14: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Wed, Nov. 15: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Thu, Nov. 16: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Fri, Nov. 17: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Sat, Nov. 18: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sat, Nov. 18: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Sun, Nov. 19: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Mon, Nov. 20: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • How to Pack a Shoebox

    1. Shoebox: Use a standard-sized shoebox, or get a preprinted box (available in our lobby).


    2. Boy or Girl?: Choose the gender and age of your box recipient. 


    3. WOW Toy: Select a "wow" toy such as a doll, soccer ball with pump or stuffed animal.  


    4. Other Gifts: Fill the box with other fun toys, hygiene items and school supplies.


    5. Pray: Pray for the child who will receive your box.


    DO NOT INCLUDE: Candy, toothpaste, used or damaged items, war-related items such as toy guns, knives or military figures, chocolate or food, seeds, fruit rolls or other fruit snacks, drink mixes (powdered or liquid), liquids or lotions, medications or vitamins, breakable items such as snow globes or glass containers, aerosol cans.


    For more details on how to pack your shoebox, visit the Operation Christmas Child website

  • Donate to Ship and Track Your Boxes

    Every shoebox requires a $9 donation to cover shipping costs. You can make your donation when you drop off your box, or donate online. If you donate online, you will receive a tracking label to follow your box and find out to which country it was delivered. Donate online here.