Operation Christmas Child

Second annual Girl Scout packing party

November 10, 2011 // 0 Comments

On November 15, the Rockford area Girl Scouts will meet at North Rockford Middle School to once again pack shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child. Last year our area troops packed over 150 shoe boxes! Operation Christmas Child is a kids-helping-kids project that uses simple, gift-filled shoe boxes to show millions of hurting children in over 100 countries that they are [...]

Girl Scouts gear up to spread hope, joy this Christmas

October 14, 2010 // 0 Comments

On November 9, the Rockford area Girl Scouts will meet at North Rockford Middle School to pack shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child. Operation Christmas Child is a kids-helping-kids project that uses simple, gift-filled shoeboxes to show millions of hurting children in over 100 countries that they are loved and not forgotten. The Girl Scouts will be packing empty [...]

Rockford Christian School students rally to increase

November 5, 2009 // 0 Comments

If students can bring in greatly needed undergarments and socks for underprivileged kids, teachers will wear undergarment on their heads. For the ninth straight year, Rockford Christian School (RCS) is participating in the national Operation Christmas Child program that distributes gift boxes with toys, essentials and the Gospel to millions of needy children around the [...]

Local families join global effort to help 8 million suffering children

October 22, 2009 // 0 Comments

CHRISTMAS SPIRIT—A child in Mexico receives a Christmas shoebox gift from Operation Christmas Child. Photo courtesy of OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD A local church church is the drop off point for a world wide children’s program. Crossroads Church, 8331 Meyers Lake Road, Rockford is part of Operation Christmas Child. U.S. kids have no time to waste helping bring joy to [...]