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Operation Christmas Child

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This month, eight locations in the Missouri bootheel area will serve as collection sites for Operation Christmas Child, the world's largest Christmas project of its kind.

The annual Samaritan's Purse Project is a favorite of many bootheel residents, families,churches and groups who spread Christmas cheer to millions of children around the world by filling shoe boxes with toys, school supplies, and more.

During National Collection Week, November 16-23, Missouri bootheel residents hope to contribute more than 11,700 gift-filled shoe boxes.

To find a drop-off location nearest you, go to www.samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-child/drop-off-locations/.  

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