Today we dropped off the Shoeboxes at church. The kids were really excited to bring them in. We decorated 2 cards and wrote a short note for each child. This whole process was especially hard on Egypt. In the store it was hard to keep her focused on choosing things for other kids. After the boxes were wrapped, I saw her walking around with a stuffed dog she had kidnapped from one of the boxes. We put it back in and she kept saying she wanted to say goodnight to it.
You still have one week left to get your shoebox together and take it to the nearest drop off location. Go to http://www.samaritanspurse.org/default.asp and type in your zip code to find the closest location to drop off your shoebox. You can also make a donation online to help cover shipping costs.