Operation Xmas Child
Each November Pack 75 and Troop 75 participate in the charity, Operation Christmas Child. The premise is to fill as many shoe boxes with items that will then be shipped overseas to needy children.
The boxes are broken up into several groups:
First a box is deemed either for a boy or a girl
Second it is divided by age groups as follows:
Some of the items required in each box are:
Basic hygiene items like:
toothbrush and toothpaste
mild bar soap enclosed in a plastic bag
comb or small hair brush
School supplies like:
Toys, one or more of these items:
Other School supplies like:
stamp and ink pad set
Volunteers can also write a note and or photo in an envelope to the child. If your name and address is included the child may write back.
Items not to be placed in boxes are:
Not included are any damaged items, war-related items like toy guns, knives, military figures, chocolate or food.
Operation Christmas Child is one of the Annual Service Projects that Pack 75 and Troop 75 participate in.
Our Service Projects
Scouting for Food
Bowling Fundraiser for needy family
Operation Christmas Child (shoe boxes)
Jackets For Love Drive
Beach clean up