Special Service Opportunity with Operation Christmas Child

Upward Sports is excited to partner with Operation Christmas Child to offer churches, players, and families the opportunity to participate in a service project together!

Follow these 5 steps to participate:

  1. Order pre-printed shoeboxes and free promotional materials from Operation Christmas Child.
  2. Once you receive pre-printed shoeboxes from OCC, print the parent information sheet  and special devotion.
  3. Pack your shoeboxes! Learn more about how to pack a shoebox. 
  4. Find the nearest OCC Drop-off location during National Collection Week, November 12-19, 2018.
  5. Report the total number of boxes you packed by sending an email to marketing@upward.org
    prior to the Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week (November 12 – 19, 2018).

Join OCC on a shoe box giving trip in Grenada!

By participating in this service project, you will be eligible to be selected to join OCC on an all-expenses-paid trip to Grenada!  This four-day trip (Friday-Monday) will take place on March 1-4, 2019.  One Upward Church Partner will be randomly selected to join an Upward Staff Member and OCC on a vision trip of a lifetime!  How do you enter?  Simply take part in this service project and report the number of shoeboxes collected and submitted (National Collection Week is from Nov 12-19 2018) by November 19, 2018, to marketing@upward.org.  Email your information and how many boxes your program submitted.  We will randomly draw and contact a winner on November 21, 2018. 

  • Children receiving their OCC boxes in Colombia.

  • Caz McCaslin with OCC in Colombia

  • These children loved receiving their OCC boxes.


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