Operation Christmas Child continues through Monday
More than 4,000 locations will now offer a curbside drop-off option for Samaritan’s Purse project, Operation Christmas Child. Volunteers are preparing to collect shoebox gifts during National Collection Week that runs through Monday.
The local dropoff location is First Baptist Church in Longdale, located at 322 ½ Kien Boulevard. Hours will be 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. each weekday this week and then 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. They will also be available to receive gifts from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Monday, November 23.
Operation Christmas Child has been collecting and delivering shoebox gifts – filled with school supplies, hygiene items and fun toys – to children worldwide for more than two decades. This is a project that everyone can still be a part of, even with COVID-19 restrictions.
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