We are beginning to collect for UMCOR Christmas Shoe Boxes. Below is a list of suggestions:
Please do not include Adult or Junior Size Flip Flops or Clothing. Please do not include clothing smaller than 3T.
1 Pair of Flip Flops - New
1-2 Pair of Underwear - New
1-2 Pair of Socks - New
1 Pair of Shorts & 1 T-Shirt (Boys or Girls) OR a Dress with Shorts (Girls) OR a Training Bra with a Shirt or Dress (Girls 8-12 years old)
3 - 5 oz Bar of Soap with a Wash Cloth - New
Comb (Large teeth) or Brush - New
Small Hand Mirror
Small Stuffed Toy
Small Hard Rubber Balls
Small Pad of Paper
Toothbrush and Small Toothpaste - New
Crayons - New
Hot Wheel/Matchbox Cars
Small Sport Ball
Yoyo Duncan Brand
Playdough 2 Large Cans or 4 small mini cans
Ponytail Holders, Barrettes etc. (5-8 in a small plastic bag)
Note: 1-3 small packs of tissues or 6-10 band aids my be included as a filler or an extra. These are not considered gifts, but they help with filling the shoe boxes.
Gently used and clean clothing/toy items are acceptable. Please use the following guideline: If you would not give the item in question Wrapped as a gift to your child, grandchild, or best friend's child please do not include the item in your Christmas Shoe Box.
No Swimming Suits
No Long Sleeve Shirts or Long Pants
No Food, Candy, or Chewing Gum of Any Kind
No Liquids of Any Kind. No Shampoo, Hand Sanitizer, Lotion, etc.
No Toy Guns, Weapons, Soldiers, No War Toys
No Playing Cards, Dominoes (can be used for Gambling)
No Card Games, No Sport Cards, No Books/Games (Most are in English and the children do not understand what these are)
You can leave your items in the containers by the office in the main building or in the vestibule. Thank your supporting this ministry.