Mid-Columbia churches collect gifts for needy children

By the Tri-City HeraldSeptember 8, 2012 

Columbia Community Church in Richland is organizing the 2012 Operation Christmas Child Shoebox collections this fall in the Tri-Cities and Walla Walla.

Youth groups, clubs, churches and individuals are invited to participate in this worldwide effort to pack shoeboxes with gifts to be sent to needy children in Third World and war-torn countries. The packed shoeboxes will be collected Nov. 12-19 at Tri-City churches.

Operation Shoebox is sponsored by Samaritan's Purse.

For more information, contact Tricia MacFarlan, Tri-Cities Operation Christmas Child coordinator at MacFarlanOCC@gmail.com or 948-8792.

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