Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes Fill the Valleys
For the past few weeks local churches and families have gathered supplies and packed shoeboxes for the annual Operation Christmas Child (OCC) National Collection Week, Nov. 16-23.
For many, this is an annual event at their church to brighten a Christmas for a child who may never have received a gift. For others, sharing the message of Jesus Christ along with toys, hygiene products and school supplies with someone they will never meet is a way to show their love for others.
Since 1993, Samaritan's Purse, a nondenominational evangelical Christmas organization based out of North Carolina, ha...