Operation Christmas Child brings joy and hope to children in desperate situations worldwide through gift-filled shoe boxes and the good news of God’s love. Gift boxes from Northwoods families have reached the far corners of the world, and there have been exciting stories of grace and impact. For many children across the world, their shoebox is the first gift they have ever received! The treasures and personal letters inside communicate that someone cares for them and gives them an opportunity to experience the love of God. Filling a shoebox is simple, just: Find a shoe box Fill it with gifts Pray Drop it off at Northwoods! Every shoebox gift is an excellent resource for evangelism and discipleship which leads to the multiplication of new believers and churches around the world!