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The Steuben Courier Advocate
  • Operation Christmas Child sites open

  • Local volunteers with Operation Christmas Child? - the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind?are filling shoe box gifts with toys, school supplies and hygiene items for needy children overseas.

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  • Local volunteers with Operation Christmas Child? - the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind?are filling shoe box gifts with toys, school supplies and hygiene items for needy children overseas. This year-round project of international relief aid organization -  Samaritan's Purse - is ramping up as local businesses, churches and community groups prepare gather hundreds of gift-filled shoe boxes during National Collection Week (Nov. 12 – 19).
    Anyone can drop off a packed shoe box at one of the Bath-area locations. Then, using whatever means necessary, the shoe box gifts will be hand-delivered to hurting children in 100 countries around the world.
    BATH COLLECTION SITES:
    Family Life Ministry
    7634 Campbell Creek Rd.
    Bath, NY 14810
    (800) 353-5949
    Mon, Nov. 12 - Fri., Nov. 16
    12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
    Sat, Nov 17:
    12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
    Sun., Nov 18:
    11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Mon: Not Collecting
    Additional local collection sites can be found using the online Zip Code locator at www.samaritanspurse.org.

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