11/20/11 — Operation Christmas Child

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Operation Christmas Child

By From staff reports
Published in News on November 20, 2011 1:50 AM

Donors have today and Monday to drop off shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child at Adamsville Baptist Church on N. Berkeley Boulevard.

First Baptist Church at 300 N. Chestnut St. in Mount Olive is also serving as a relay center for dropoffs. Boxes can be dropped off at Adamsville today from 1-8 p.m. and Monday from 11 a.m. until noon. Boxes may be dropped off at Mount Olive First Baptist today from noon until 3 p.m.

A $7 donation should accompany each box.

Items that can be included are school supplies, such as pencils, pens, crayons, ink stamp sets, writing pads and paper and coloring or picture books. Toys can include balls, dolls, yo-yos or harmonicas. Other items can include watches, flashlights (with batteries), T-shirts, socks, caps, toothbrushes, toothpaste, combs and bar soap in a plastic bag.