Operation Christmas Child sites open

Press Release

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.


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.