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Delivering 100,000,000 Christmas presents worldwide

Posted: Friday, Nov 23rd, 2012

Photo/ Bud Patterson - Volunteers at the collection center in Denver box the gifts for shipping to points around the world.

TORRINGTON – Operation Christmas Child is a faith-based relief project, one of several relief and ministry projects sponsored by Samaritan’s Purse, that puts one shoebox in the hands of one child, somewhere in the world, who, because of war, poverty, disease or natural disaster, is in need of school supplies, clothing, toys, hygiene supplies and the knowledge that someone cares.

Here’s how it works: one person like you or me takes one shoebox, fills it with items a typical child might need aged 2 to 14 and then takes that box to a participating church or relay center.

For the complete article see the 11-23-2012 issue.

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