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Shoebox Christmas

Date: November 10, 2023
Shoebox Christmas

It's time again for the Shoebox Christmas across North and South Dakota. 

What is in a Shoebox Christmas gift? To start, wrap the bottom and top of a shoebox separately with Christmas gift wrapping paper.  Add items that you purchased into the box. If you have children, grandchildren, nieces or nephews, ask them what they would like for Christmas. Add that, a few more smaller gifts, some candy, a winter hat, mittens or gloves, place a rubber band around the box and then the top. Label the box with the age group and gender of the child on top of the box. Use the following age groups when you create your label:  infant, toddler, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, 13 and up. Please only add new toys and please do not put any clothing except the hats, gloves or mittens in the boxes

All gifts must be available for pick up at the locations listed below by THE END OF THE DAY NOVEMBER 10, 2023.
Please be sure and contact the drop off church closest to you to see when you can drop off the Shoeboxes to them. 
- North Highland UMC, Aberdeen, SD
- McCabe UMC, Bismarck, ND
- First UMC, Fargo, ND
- Zion UMC Grand Forks, ND
- First UMC, Jamestown, ND
- Vincent UMC, Minot, ND
- Conference Office Mitchell, SD (Contact Dana)
- First UMC, Pierre, SD 
- Canyon Lake UMC, Rapid City, SD
- Sunnycrest UMC, Sioux Falls, SD


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