Samaritan’s Purse is a non-profit, Christian organisation providing emergency relief and development assistance to suffering people around the world. Samaritan’s Purse is meeting the physical needs of victims of war, famine, natural disaster, poverty and disease with the aim of demonstrating God’s love and sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ. The aid and assistance are given without regard to the race, creed, gender, religion, or ethnicity of the beneficiaries.

HOW TO PACK A SHOEBOX – The shoebox you pack will very likely be the first gift the child has ever received.

Grab a shoebox -Packs of pre-printed shoeboxes can be ordered here or grab any average-size shoebox and cover the box and lid separately with brightly coloured paper.

Choose boy or girl – Will you fill your shoebox with gifts for a girl or for a boy? And what age? 2-4, 5-9, or 10-14

Shoebox labels & donations – Order your labels and donate $10 for each shoebox you are going to pack here. Follow Your Box and see where it goes!

Fill each shoebox with simple gifts, include something from each of the 6 categories.
Something to wear
Something to play with
Something for school
Something to love
Something special
Something for personal hygiene

Pray for the child – Pray for the child who will receive your shoebox gift. Include a personal note of encouragement and a photo.

Drop your shoebox off. Shoebox collection month is OCCtober
Find your nearest Drop Off Point or take your shoebox to a Shoebox Sunday church on the last Sunday in October.


Phone: 1800 684 300

Address: 13 Binney Road, Kings Park NSW 2148, AUSTRALIA

Victoria Processing Centre Address: Rear of Mitcham Baptist Church, 8-12 Simla Street, Mitcham VIC 3132
Postal Address: PO Box 205, Mitcham VIC 3132