Over the last 25 years Operation Christmas Child has delivered millions of shoeboxes filled with gifts and necessities to desperately needy children.

Last year, Grant County donated 1,270 shoeboxes filled with gifts. These boxes provide children with the opportunity for a better life.

To donate, pick up an empty shoe box and an informational brochure at any participating church or at Len’s Drug. Then choose a boy or girl and age category (2-4, 5-9, 10-14). Please include $9 inside the shoebox on top of the gifts or donate it online or by mail to Samaritan’s Purse/Operation Christmas Child in Boone, North Carolina.

Drop-off deadlines are Saturday, Nov. 10, at Len’s Drug, Sunday, Nov. 11, at the John Day Nazarene Church and the Prairie City Assembly of God Church. On Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Cornerstone Christian Fellowship will be packing crates and loading them to be shipped off.

For more information call Carla Teague at 503-899-7543 or 541-820-3682 or Corinne Stennett at 541-932-4905.


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