2014 Shoebox Challenge

OCC-openingThank you to those who participated in the 2013 Shoebox Challenge as we continued our ongoing partnership with Operation Christmas Child. The Shoebox Challenge at Herschend Family Entertainment resulted in over 233,000 Shoeboxes in 2012 and over 350,000 in 2013 through churches that participated with 7 of our properties.  We have set a goal for 500,000 boxes for 2014 and hope you will join us!

We hope this video will encourage you as you see the impact that churches in the United States are having on churches around the world through Operation Christmas Child. The shoeboxes you lovingly pack are reaching more than just the children who receive them. It affects their parents and even the local church community as a whole. Lives are changing, and churches are growing!


Registration Closed November 10

Thousands of churches registered for this year’s Shoebox Challenge in anticipation of National Collection Week November 17 – 24, 2014.

Registrants will receive an email after that week prompting them to confirm their 2014 shoebox count by December 15, and then any earned complimentary tickets will be distributed accordingly.

If you registered but your email address has changed, please let us know by clicking the button below.

Thank you!

*** A valid email address is required in order to confirm count and receive tickets.

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Ticket Reward Details:

Two (2) tickets will be rewarded for first time church participants in this Challenge. In addition…

  • One (1) ticket will be rewarded for 25-50 packed shoeboxes.
  • One (1) additional ticket will be rewarded for 51-75 packed shoeboxes.
  • One (1) additional ticket will be rewarded for 76-100 packed shoeboxes.
  • One (1) additional ticket will be rewarded for each 50 packed shoeboxes beyond 100 (for a maximum of 100 tickets per church)

Shoebox Collection Reward Example (100 Tickets Maximum)

Church packs 50 Boxes = 1 tickets
Church packs 75 Boxes = 2 tickets
Church packs 100 Boxes = 3 tickets
Church packs 150 Boxes = 4 tickets
Church packs 510 Boxes = 11 tickets
Church packs 1,230 Boxes = 25 tickets
Church packs 5,500 Boxes = 100 tickets

Click the links below for more information on completing the Shoebox Challenge. 

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