Operation Christmas Child Begins Monday
Published on November 8 2012 3:43 pm
Last Updated on July 14 2013 4:07 pm
Written by Greg Sapp
Operation Christmas Child begins Monday, November 12 with Cornerstone Christian Church on South Route 45 again serving as the collection point.
Operation Christmas Child is a worldwide project overseen by Samaritan's Purse and designed to collect toys, books and personal hygiene items for children in need. The items are placed in a decorated shoebox for mailing to countries worldwide.
Here's this year's collection schedule:
Monday, November 12--9am to noon
Tuesday, November 13--9am to noon
Wednesday, November 14--9am to noon
Thursday, November 15--6 to 8pm
Friday, November 16--6 to 8pm
Saturday, November 17--10am to noon
Sunday, November 18--2 to 5pm
Monday, November 19--9am to 8pm
Organizer Pat Berry said this year's goal is 18,421 shoeboxes. For more information, phone 821-7445.