Senegal Operation Christmas Child Team October 2020

Location: Senegal Dates: October 14, 2020 - October 26, 2020 Donation Amount: $3800/person Volunteers needed: 24 volunteers
Join Samaritan’s Purse Canada in Senegal to distribute Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts.


Operation Christmas Child is a hands-on project that brings joy and hope to children who may be suffering as a result of war, poverty, famine, disease, or disaster. These gifts are a reminder that they are loved and not forgotten. Since 1993, Samaritan’s Purse has distributed more than 157 million shoebox gifts to children in over 130 countries. Many children who receive a shoebox gift are also offered the opportunity to participate in a follow-up discipleship program called The Greatest Journey. This 12-lesson Bible study helps children to know Jesus, follow Him, and share their faith with others.

Working alongside Samaritan’s Purse staff and our national ministry partners, you will experience the excitement of Operation Christmas Child shoebox distributions and The Greatest Journey program. Participants will also have the chance to assist with children’s ministry and other outreach opportunities in the local community. Most importantly, you will be part of offering the greatest gift of all - the story of Jesus Christ and the Good News of salvation available to everyone through faith in Him.




October 14, 2020 - October 26, 2020

Donation amount:

This includes return international airfare from Toronto to Dakar, accommodations, food, transportation, project costs and administration. It does not include vaccinations, passport renewal, additional baggage fees, or meals while in transit. Flights from other cities in Canada can also be arranged for you to join the team departing from Toronto (with increased donation).

Samaritan’s Purse Canada (SPC) invites team members to join in its charitable activities. SPC may only be able to undertake this project if sufficient funds are raised. The cost of the project to SPC is $3600 and mission trip project participants are asked to donate this full amount in order to cover the costs of the project. Tax receipts will be issued for all gifts to the fullest extent allowed by the law. Once receipted, all gifts are nonrefundable.

Next steps

If you are interested in joining us on the Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child Senegal Team, please complete an online application. Upon acceptance, you will be asked to submit a $300 initial donation.

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