Lakeview Chapel has been the greater Owego’s drop-off location for Operation Christmas Child for the past 20 years.  Over these 20 years we have collected over 26,000 shoe boxes. We are blessed to be the hands and feet of Jesus to the children who have received these boxes.  If you are interested in assisting with National Collection Week by volunteering to help receive boxes, please contact the church office at (607) 687-3261.

Below you will find information on National Collection Week as well as how to pack a shoebox and how you can track your shoebox to its destination.  Or, click these links for more information about Operation Christmas Child and Samaritan’s Purse.

National Collection Week

National Collection Week for 2021 is November 15-22.  Lakeview will again be a drop-off site for shoeboxes.  Below are the hours we will be receiving boxes.  If you need to arrange a drop-off of boxes at a time other than those listed below, please call the church office at (607) 687-3261 and we will be happy to find a time to receive your boxes from you.

11/15 Monday 3 PM–5 PM
11/16 Tuesday 3 PM–5 PM
11/17 Wednesday 3 PM–5 PM
11/18 Thursday 3 PM–5 PM
11/19 Friday 3 PM–6 PM
11/20 Saturday 10 AM–2 PM
11/21 Sunday 12 PM–2 PM
11/22 Monday 8 AM–10 AM

Click for map and directions to Lakeview Chapel  

How to Pack a Shoebox


Click on the above image to go to Operation Christmas Child’s page how to pack a shoebox.

Track Your Shoebox


Click on the above image to find out how to pay for your box online and be able to follow your box to its final destination.

Pack a Shoebox Online

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Click on the above image to find out how to build a shoebox without ever leaving your home.