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Operation Christmas Child Volunteers Send Christmas Joy to Children Overseas

Area volunteers are celebrating the collection of gift-filled shoeboxes that will send a message of joy to children around the world: God loves you, and you’re not forgotten.

This year, tens of thousands of volunteers contributed to Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s Purse, by packing shoeboxes filled with fun toys, school supplies, and personal care items. The global Christmas project will deliver these gift-filled shoeboxes to children​ in more than 100 countries, including many who are suffering from war, poverty, disease and disaster. Each shoebox is an opportunity to shar...


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