Millions of Shoe Box Gifts Being Packed Right Now for the World’s Largest Christmas Project
CLEARWATER — The excitement and spirit of giving that comes with the holiday season is seemingly not being hampered by recent economic hardships. Clearwater residents are generously selecting gift items for needy children around the world to pack in shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s Purse. There is still time to get involved.
Nov. 17-24 is National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child, when more than 2,400 locations spanning all 50 states and staffed by thousands of volunteers will be open to collect millions of shoe box gifts for needy and hurting children. To find a drop-off site in Clearwater, use the Operation Christmas Child zip code locater found at www.samaritanspurse.org or call 1-800-353-5949.
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