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Promoting the Operation Christmas Child shoebox collection currently underway are, from left, Colin Totherow, Molly Dodd, Tylee Herriman, Lanie George and Liyah Johnson.

There are still four days remaining to make Operation Christmas Child shoebox donations. The shoeboxes, packed with toys, will be distributed to children living in impoverished countries who might not otherwise receive a gift for Christmas.

The shoeboxes are said to provide a ray of sunshine in their lives.

The two local donation sites and their hours are as follows.


First Baptist Church, 403 N. Spring Street.

• Friday, Nov. 20: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

• Saturday, Nov. 21: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

• Sunday, Nov. 22: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

• Monday, Nov. 23: 8 to 10:30 a.m.



Covenant Fellowship Church, 7225

Manchester Highway.

• Friday, and Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• Sunday: 2 to 4 p.m.

• Monday: 8 to 10 a.m.