Operation Christmas Child is accepting shoebox donations this week at First Baptist Church in Jonesville.
Thursday- noon to 4 p.m.
Friday and Saturday- noon to 6 p.m.
Sunday- 1 to 5 p.m.
Donating individuals are asked to use an empty shoebox or plastic container and fill it with a variety of items. Suggested items include toiletries,school supplies, books, gum, socks, hair clips, t-shirts, flashlights, crayons, balls, stuffed animals, jump ropes, harmonicas, and sunglasses. The gifts can be for a boy or girl in the age groups of 2-4, 5-9, and 10-14. A rubber band should be placed around each shoebox.
In addition, a $7 donation is requested for shipping and project expenses.
Please remember that for many children, this gift may be the first they have ever received.
For more information call 410-772-7360 or visit www.samaritanspurse.org/occ.