Each year Missionary Ventures collects thousands of freezer bags full of toothbrushes, soap, toiletries and simple toys to be taken to needy children in desperate situations around the world. This is the only gift many of these children will receive all year, including Christmas!

Operation Gift Bag is a simple, easy project that you, your family, Sunday school class, civic group, scout troop or any other organization to impact children's lives with gifts that will cause their eyes to brighten and their faces to smile with JOY.Please prayerfully consider taking part in this special ministry. Just follow the simple instructions at the bottom of the screen. You may never know in this life what an impact it will have in the life of one of these precious young people. May the Lord bless you abundantly as you seek to serve Him.

Consdier taking a short-term mission team to deliver the Gift Bags that you have collected! Contact the MVI base nearest you for information about forming your team.

How to Pack your Gift Bag:

1. Use a gallon size Zip-lock freezer bag and a #10 envelope. Write the following on the outside of the envelope:

  • Your name, address and phone number
  • Preferred age (2-4), (5-9) or (10-14) and girl or boy

2. Fill the bag with gifts using the following guide (PLEASE, DO NOT include food, candy or items that might break or leak

  • Toothbrush/Toothpaste
  • Comb/Brush
  • Pens/Pencils/Erasers
  • Finger nail clippers
  • Soap
  • Games
  • Small balls/toys
  • Hair barrettes
  • Note tablets
  • Harmonica
  • Rattles/Teething rings
  • Picture books
  • Jump ropes
  • Stuffed animals
  • Small dolls
  • Sample size shampoo
  • Coloring books/Crayons
  • Paper dolls

3. Enclose a check for $6 or more in the envelope to help cover shipping and other costs. If you are packing more than one bag, you can make one combined donation in a single envelope. You may enclose a note to the child and a photo of yourself or your family.

4. For the nearest collection center, call 407-859-7322 or you can mail/ship your gift bag(s) to:

Missionary Ventures
Operation Gift Bag
5528 Commerce Drive
Orlando, FL 32839 USA