November 17, 2017 08:16 PM
(ABC 6 News) -- Operation Christmas child needs your help in collecting gifts to bring a smile to needy children around the world.
Calvary Evangelical Free Church is taking up shoe boxes filled with toys, hygiene items, and school supplies.
So far, about 26,000 boxes are ready to be shipped off for kids up to 14 years old.
Gwen Carlson, the program coordinator says for some children it's the first time they have ever received a gift.
"For some of these children from needy countries, that are suffering from war and poverty and natural disasters, that brings them hope and they know that someone around the world loves them," said Carlson.
Monday is the last day to drop off a shoebox at the Calvary Evangelical Free Church in Northwest Rochester.
They will be taking them from 10a.m.till 6 p.m.
Updated: November 17, 2017 08:16 PM
Created: November 17, 2017 07:25 PM
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