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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RP = Red Plum
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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Here are some great items that are under $1 or Free that you can add to your Operation Christmas Child boxes! We only 5 weeks left to pack those boxes so pick up all the freebies and help make a child’s day.

Top Donation Deals

  • Publix Penny Item: Publix Candy, 6-20 oz
    (just NO Chocolate)
  • Office Depot – $10 off $10 at Copy & Print Depot
    (This coupon expires 11/7/11)
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Walmart – Ivory Bar Soap, 3 ct., 97¢
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Zest, Ivory or Safeguard body wash, bar or hand soap, Booklet in select PG products
    Manufacturer Coupon -.35/1 Ivory body wash or bar or Safeguard bar or liquid hand soap, PG 10/02
    (use $1 off, makes it FREE)
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Walmart – Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief Toothpaste, 2 oz, 94¢
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief toothpaste printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief toothpaste, September All You magazine
    Manufacturer Coupon -.75/1 Colgate Total, Max Fresh or Sensitive toothpaste, 4 oz +, SS 10/02
    (makes it FREE)
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Walmart – Crest Scope Outlast, trial size, 97¢
    Manufacturer Coupon -$2 off Crest Scope Outlast toothpaste SS 9/11
    (makes it FREE+ profit)
  • Walmart – Crest Toothpaste, 5.8-6 oz, $2.97
    Manufacturer Coupon -$2 off Crest Complete toothpaste, Scope Dual Blast rinse, or Oral-B Complete floss or toothbrush, SS 9/11
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Crest toothpaste 4 oz + or liquid gel, excl Cavity, Baking Soda or Tartar, PG 10/02
    Manufacturer Coupon -.50/1 Crest toothpaste 4 oz + or liquid gel, PG 10/02
    (makes it 97¢)
  • CVS – $1 ECB WYB Dial or Tone Bar Soap, 2-3 pk., $1.88 Limit 1
    (makes it 88¢)
  • CVS – $1.50 ECB WYB Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief, 2.7 oz, or Toothbrush, 1 ct., $3.49 Limit 2
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief toothpaste printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief toothpaste, September All You magazine
    Manufacturer Coupon -.75/1 Colgate Total, Max Fresh or Sensitive toothpaste, 4 oz, +, SS 10/02
    Manufacturer Coupon -.40/1 Colgate adult or kids manual toothbrush, excl Plus and Extra Clean, SS 10/02
    (use $1 off, makes it 99¢)
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! CVS – Rembrandt Toothpaste $3
    Manufacturer Coupon -$3 off Rembrandt toothpaste printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$2 off Rembrandt Whitening product, March All You magazine
    (use $3 off, makes it FREE)
  • Rite Aid – $2 +UP WYB Crest Complete Extra White Toothpaste, Oral-B Complete Fresh Scope Scent Toothbrush, 2 ct., or Scope Dual Blast Mouthwash, 750 ml, $4.49 Limit 2
    Manufacturer Coupon -$2 off Crest Complete toothpaste, Scope Dual Blast rinse, or Oral-B Complete floss or toothbrush, SS 9/11
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Crest toothpaste 4 oz + or liquid gel, excl Cavity, Baking Soda or Tartar, PG 10/02
    Manufacturer Coupon -.50/1 Crest toothpaste 4 oz + or liquid gel, PG 10/02
    Manufacturer Coupon -.75/1 Scope mouthwash, 710 mL +, PG 10/02
    Manufacturer Coupon -1.50/1 Scope mouthwash, 710 mL +, PG 10/02
    (use $2 off, makes it 49¢)
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Rite Aid – $6 +UP WYB (2) Colgate Optic White Toothpaste or Manual Toothbrush $3.99 ea. Limit 4
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Colgate optic white, 4 oz +, Kroger home mailer
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Colgate Optic White toothpaste, September Allure magazine
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Colgate Optic White toothpaste printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Colgate Optic White toothpaste, October All You magazine
    Manufacturer Coupon -.40/1 Colgate adult or kids manual toothbrush, excl Plus and Extra Clean, SS 10/02
    (use (2) $1 off, makes it FREE)
  • Walgreens – $3 RR WYB Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief Toothpaste, 4 oz, or 360 Toothbrush
    (good 8/14-10/14)
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief toothpaste printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief toothpaste, September All You magazine
    Manufacturer Coupon -.75/1 Colgate Total, Max Fresh or Sensitive toothpaste, 4 oz +, SS 10/02
    (some have found on sale for $3.19 — makes it FREE)
  • Walgreens – Werther’s, Risen or Toffifay, 2.74-5.5 oz, or Lifesavers, Starburst Gummibursts or Skittles, 6-7.2 oz, $1.50
    (just no chocolate)
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/2 Werther’s Original product printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/2 Werther’s Original caramels, SS 10/02
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Skittles, Starburst or LifeSavers candy bags printable
    (use $1 off, makes it 50¢)
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Publix Green Advantage Buy – Energizer Max AA or AAA 8 pk, $5.91
    -Free $10 iTunes gift card Mail in Rebate
    WYB (3) participating Energizer Products
    -Free Mail in Rebate $10 gift card from MasterCard, Paypal, or a $10 National Park Foundation donation WYB (3) participating Energizer batteries or flashlight

    Store Coupon -$2/1 Energizer Max AA or AAA 8 pk (Publix Coupon) Green Adv. Buy Flyer
    Manufacturer Coupon -$3 off Energizer Max AA or AAA batteries (Facebook), 8 ct (no longer available) printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Energizer batteries or flashlight, SS 10/02
    (makes it 91¢)
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Staples – Staedtler Maxum Ballpoint Pens, $5.29 Limit 1
    -$5.29 back in Staples Rewards
    (makes it FREE)

Food Bank Ideas

  • CVS – Campbell’s Soup or Swanson Chicken or Vegetable Broth 77¢
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/5 Campbell’s condensed soup, excl Great for Cooking printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -.40/2 Campbell’s condensed chicken noodle or tomato soup, SS 10/02
    Manufacturer Coupon -.40/2 Campbell’s soup, excl chicken noodle or tomato or Great for Cooking, SS 9/11
    Manufacturer Coupon -.30/4 Campbell’s great for cooking soups, SS 9/18
    (makes it 57¢ ea.)
  • CVS – Betty Crocker Brownie Mix $1
    Manufacturer Coupon -.75/2 Betty Crocker Supreme Brownie or Dessert Bar mix, SS 8/28
    Manufacturer Coupon -.85/2 Betty Crocker Supreme Brownies or Dessert Bar Mixes printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/2 Betty Crocker ready to spread frosting, cookie mix, supreme brownie mix, or box muffins mix, 17.5 oz +, SS 8/21
    (use $1/2, makes it 50¢ ea.)
  • CVS – Campbell’s Spaghettio’s $1
    Manufacturer Coupon -.50/5 Campbell’s Spaghettio’s pasta printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -.40/2 Campbell’s spaghetti’o’s, SS 9/11
    Manufacturer Coupon -.40/3 Campbell’s spaghetti’o’s, SS 9/11
    (use .40/2, makes it 80¢)
  • Walmart – Pillsbury Seasonal Themed Cake Mix or Frosting, $1.25
    Manufacturer Coupon -.50/1 Pillsbury Baking Kit printable
    (makes it 75¢)
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Target – Dr Pepper Ten, 2 L
    FREE with in ad coupon
  • Walgreens – Campbell’s Chicken Noodle or Tomato Soup, 10.75 oz, 69¢ w/in-ad coupon
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/5 Campbell’s condensed soup, excl Great for Cooking printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -.40/4 Campbell’s condensed chicken noodle or tomato soup, SS 10/02
    Manufacturer Coupon -.40/4 Campbell’s Chicken Noodle or Tomato soup, SS 9/11
    Manufacturer Coupon -.40/3 Campbell’s condensed soups, excl Great for Cooking printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -.40/2 Campbell’s condensed chicken noodle or tomato soup, SS 10/02
    (use .40/2, makes it 49¢)
  • Walgreens – Progresso Soup, 18.5-19 oz, $1.25 w/in-ad coupon
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/3 Progresso soup, Kroger home mailer
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/4 Progresso soup printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/4 Progresso soup printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/4 Progresso soups printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/3 Progresso soup, Kroger home mailer
    Manufacturer Coupon -.50/2 Progresso Light soup, September Weight Watchers magazine
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/4 Progresso canned soup, SS 9/11
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/4 Progresso canned soup, SS 10/02
    (use $1/3, makes it 92¢)
  • Publix – Zatarain’s New Orleans Style Mix, Rice or Pasta, 5.2-8 oz, $1
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/4 Zatarains rice mixes, RP 8/28
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/3 Zatarains rice mixes, RP 8/28
    Manufacturer Coupon -.50/2 Zatarain’s rice mixes printable
    (makes it 50-66¢)
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Bi-Lo – Betty Crocker Specialty Potatoes, 4.6-5.1 oz, $1
    Store Coupon -$1 off Betty Crocker Specialty potatoes 4.5-7.7 oz or Potato Buds 13.75 oz, (Publix coupon) printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -.50/2 Betty Crocker box potatoes printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -.50/2 Betty Crocker boxed potatoes, excl Buds and pouch printable or printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -.50/2 Betty Crocker boxed potatoes, excl Buds and pouch, SS 9/11, SS 10/02
    Manufacturer Coupon -.50/2 Betty Crocker boxed potatoes, excl Buds and pouches printable or printable
    (use store coupon, makes it FREE)
  • Bi-Lo – Hamburger Helper, 4.7-8 oz, $1
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/3 Betty Crocker Hamburger, Tuna or Chicken Helper, Kroger home mailer (EXP 10/16)
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/4 Betty Crocker Hamburger, Tuna or Chicken Helper or Home Cooked skillet meals, Support Breast Cancer Awareness booklet
    Manufacturer Coupon -.75/3 Betty Crocker Hamburger Helper, SS 9/11, SS 10/02
    Manufacturer Coupon -.75/3 Betty Crocker Hamburger, Tuna or Chicken Helper printable
    (use $1/3, makes it 66¢ ea.)
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Harris Teeter – Wacky Mac Veggie Pasta, 12 oz, at $1.85 (92¢)
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/2 Wacky Mac product, SS 5/08
    Manufacturer Coupon -.40/1 Wacky Mac product, SS 5/08
    Manufacturer Coupon -.40/1 Wacky Mac pasta printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/2 Wacky Mac veggie pasta, SS 5/08
    -.40/1 Wacky Mac Veggie Pasta, SavingStar eCoupon
    -.40/1 Wacky Mac Mac & Cheese, SavingStar eCoupon
    -.40/1 Wacky Mac & Cheese dinner, Upromise eCoupon
    -.40/1 Wacky Mac Veggie Pasta, Upromise eCoupon
    (makes it FREE)
  • Harris Teeter – Pepperidge Farm Cookies, 5-5.5 oz, at $3.49 ($1.74)
    Manufacturer Coupon -.55/1 Pepperidge Farm cookies, on product
    (makes it 64¢)
  • Harris Teeter – Pepperidge Farm Distinctive or Milano Cookies, 5.25-7.25 oz, at $3.69 ($1.84)
    Manufacturer Coupon -.55/1 Pepperidge Farm cookies, on product
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Pepperidge Farm Mint Milano Melts printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Pepperidge Farm Milano Melts cookies printable
    (makes it 84¢)
    • JL

      Does anyone know if you can put shoes in boxes? I have a brand new pair that were the wrong size for my son. The are toddler size and would easily fit. Also do they take used shoes? I have several pair that are still in great shape. Only worn a cpl months and not that often? Thanks.

      • belaglik

        You might want to contact Samaritan’s Feet (it’s a real thing–I’m not be snarky!). I don’t know if they accept shoe donations, because it looks like their donate page is only for cash donations, but you might be able to donate them at a shoe drive if you can find one. 

        I know this site usually filters out links, but you can Google it. 

      • Denise

        You might want to try Soles for Souls.  Some of our local churches use this organization.

      • Cathypolk1

        Hi! You can put shoes in the boxes! We just had someone speak at our church this past Sunday about how much a pair of shoes had meant to a child that received them in his shoebox last year!

      • Heather

        Nothing used in the shoe boxes.  The shoes may or may not fit the child who recieves the box.  If you put them in, then just don’t forget to pray that God gets that shoe box to a child who needs that size shoe :)

      • JL

        Thanks everyone!!

    • We have already started filling our boxes.  The girls are so excited about doing this every year! :)

    • Gmcouponer

      I have never heard of this program. Where do I sign up and what do you put into the boxes. Where do I take them and how big do the boxes need to be. I live in Knoxville Tn. Does any one know. This sounds very exciting. We do the angle tree and secret Santa’s for children every year. This sounds right up my alley…..

      • Coupdee

        It’s called Operation Christmas Child– just google and you’ll find it! The ministry was founded (I think) by Franklin Graham. You assemble shoeboxes with toys, candy, hygiene items, etc. (they give you a list of suggestions and things that are off limits) and get it to a distribution center. Lots of churches do this and have specific deadlines for their boxes to be delivered. Hope that helps!

        • Gmcouponer

          Thanks it helps me alot. Good luck everyone with your boxes. Lets go make a difference to someone special…. :) May God Bless Us All…

    • Momof3sassygirls

      I found fun stuff at Hobby Lobby that was 90% off to put in our boxes. Thanks for all you do!

    • Odinvsaver

      If you live in the Austin, Lubbock, or Houston Texas area I found a great store for this charity. Go to Teacher Heaven to pick up inexpensive sunglasses and other fun little toys. The have a whole section just for filling up a teacher’s treasure chest or parents incentive prize box. Everything ranges from .06-2.99. What a deal! Also if you have an Austin Go Local card, they will take 10 % off your purchase.

      I got:

      4 (fun decorated) pencils 1.00
      4 (matching) eraser toppers 1.00
      1 pair sunglassses .59 cents
      4 plastic jumping spiders .20 cents
      4 rings .20 cents
      1 animal print slinky .25
      1 slide puzzle .25
      1 pinball game .25
      1 scratch and draw .79
      1 smiley face stress ball .99

      Total $5.52
      – 10% off

      Paid $4.97

      And they had so many more items to choose from including little music toys too!

    • Hugapug

      Thanks for posting the Food Bank ideas.  My church has a donation cart located by the children department door.  This will make it easy to donate each week, even if it is just one item at a time!!

    • Ellie Probable

      Are there any similar secular organizations? I’m not comfortable with donating to a group that has a religious agenda. However, I do love the idea of giving a gift to a stranger in need.