Operation Christmas Child has named 11 sites as collection points for shoe box gifts filled stuffed animals, small toys, school supplies and hygiene items for distribution to boys and girls ages 2 to 14 in areas of war, hunger, disaster, disease and poverty around the world.
Operation Christmas Child is a relief and evangelical outreach project of Samaritan’s Purse run by Franklin Graham.
This year the project may reach its 100th million gift given since 1993.
For more information about how you can participate in Operation Christmas Child locally, contact volunteer area coordinator Patty Jennings at 315-232-2690 or [email protected]
National Collection Week is Nov. 12-19 and the following sites will be accepting the shoe box gifts.
Check hours for drop-offs at www.samaritanspurse.org, click on What We Do: Operation Christmas Child and Drop Off Locations.
Southwest Oswego United Methodist Church
7721 State Route 104
Oswego, NY 13126
Lamson Road Community Church
2259 Lamson Road
Phoenix, NY 1312