** UPDATE **
Due to Covid restrictions, the Evangelical free church ( by Rotary Park) is offering free contactless drop off on Sunday Nov 22nd from 8am-12pm.
Just drive up, honk your horn or place the box/ boxes on the table provided outside the door.
With Covid 19 affecting our lives much differently this year, it's even more important to help out with such a cause. Operation Christmas Child hopes to bring joy to children in desperate situations around the world with gift filled shoeboxes.
This year's boxes are destined for countries in Africa and Central America.
Last year collected and sent was 342.
How you can help: Pack a shoebox with toys( hacki- sack, skipping rope, little cars, finger puppets) hygiene items ( toothbursh, soap, toothpast), school supplies ( pencil sharpener, crayons, colouring book, craft items,picture of yourself, and stationary.
What you dont want to pack: No war toys, liquids, or candy.
Where are these boxes? Extra Foods, Save-on Foods, Dollar Tree, Aquatic Centre, Walmart, and Local Churches
Happening right now!
Collection week is November 16th-22nd, with deadline being the 22nd
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