Each year, thousands of shoeboxes filled with hygiene items, school supplies and toys are given to children regardless of gender, race, or religion. Join us this year at Across as we make with our own hands DIY gifts to show that we love and care about children of the world!

Date / Time?

Nov 19, 2016
2:00pm – 6:30pm

Registration Deadline: Nov 16, 2016


Across U-hub

232 Hood Road
Markham, ON


  • Youth of 16 and above
  • Those who want to pack a Christmas Shoebox and send HOPE to children in need around the world

How Much?

Regular Price: $17

*Program fee includes shoebox gifts, packing materials, $7 donation per box to cover OCC project costs and shipping fee


Raise the awareness of hurting children at desperate situations — victims of war, disease, disaster, poverty, famine, and persecution

Make your own gift, make with your hands and hope!

What will you learn?

Learn more about the project of Operation Christmas Child and how you can pack shoeboxes and impact children and the communities

Learn how to pack a shoebox with appropriate items

What will the workshop include?

Interactive group activities

DIY shoebox gifts

Shoebox packing

Video presentation