St. John's is once again the Drop-off Center for all the shoeboxes in Lenawee County. Please help in any of the following 3 ways:
1. Pray for these shoeboxes to reach children and families open to hearing about God's love and ultimate forgiveness and mercy.
2. Fill a shoebox and bring it in!
3. Help in the Relay Center.
The Relay Center is open during the following days and times and will be found in the lower level of the church.
Find a Shoebox - average-size
cardboard or plastic shoebox.
Decide if you are packing for Girl or Boy
- ages: 2-4, 5-9, or 10-14.
Fill with Gifts - include a quality “wow” toy such as a doll, soccer
ball with pump, or stuffed animal; add other toys, school supplies, hygiene
items & accessories.
Toys: Include items that children will immediately embrace such as toy
cars, yo-yos, jump ropes, balls, toys that light up and make noise (with extra
batteries), etc. School Supplies: pens, pencils and sharpeners,
crayons, markers, notebooks, paper, solar calculators, coloring and picture
books, etc. Non-liquid Hygiene Items: toothbrushes, bar soap,
combs, washcloths, etc. Accessories: T-shirts, socks, hats,
sunglasses, hair clips, jewelry, watches, flashlights (with extra batteries),
NOTE: New in 2017 … no candy, no toothpaste allowed in the shoebox!!
2016 Results: 2,630 shoe boxes, 39
volunteers, 176.5 hours served (St. John’s boxes: 143)