Operation Christmas Child

Prepare Shoebox Gifts at a Processing Center in 2015

Millions of lives will be touched by shoebox gifts collected this year. Each precious gift is carefully inspected and prepared for overseas shipment by caring people like you.
Operation Christmas Child is offering staggered registration dates based on location. Please reference the dates below for your location to find out when you will be able to register on line to volunteer at a Processing Center. A link will be provided to register at that time. Processing Centers will be open from the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, through the third week in December in most cases. Available volunteer time slots occur between 9:00am until 10:00pm every day, except Sundays and Thanksgiving.
**Volunteers must be at least 13 years of age or older.**

Registration opens at 8:00am LOCAL TIME on the days specified.

Set up a profile ( and a reminder will be sent when registration opens.

Processing Centers will be located in the following areas:

Atlanta – register on September 16
Baltimore/Washington – register on September 14
Boone, NC – register on September 15
Charlotte – register on September 17
Dallas/Fort Worth – register on September 14
Denver – register on September 15
Minneapolis – register on September 16
Southern California – register on September 17