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Operation Christmas Child Drop Off @ Cornerstone Church

Cornerstone Church is happy to partner with Operation Christmas Child, a project of the International Relief Organization, Samaritan’s Purse.

Their mission is to provide local partners around the world with shoebox gifts filled with small toys, hygiene items and school supplies as a means of reaching out to children in their own communities with the Good News of Jesus Christ!

Cornerstone serves as a Central Drop Off location to collect shoeboxes packed and collected by individuals, organizations and churches in the Effingham area.

Drop Off Hours:
Monday, November 14 | 8-10a
Tuesday, November 15 | 8-10a
Wednesday, November 16 | 8-10a
Thursday, November 17 | 5:30-7:30p
Friday, November 18 | 5:30-7:30p
Saturday, November 19 | 8-10a
Sunday, November 20 | 2-5p
Monday, November 21 | 8-10a

A few packing reminders:

  • Use a standard sized or plastic shoebox.
  • Pack for a boy or girl and decide the age (2-4, 5-9, or 10-14).
  • When packing a shoebox, include a “wow” item such as a doll, soccer ball with pump or stuffed animal.
  • Fill with other fun toys, hygiene items and school supplies.
  • Include a personal note and a photo.
  • Please do not include candy, toothpaste, used items, war-related items, chocolate or food, liquids or lotions, or breakable items.
  • Include a donation of $9 to cover shipping and other project costs.

Questions: Contact Cornerstone Church administration by email





Monday, November 14


12:00am - 11:59pm


Cornerstone Church
3600 S Banker St
Effingham, IL 62401

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