Drop-off locations are available in the Tri-Cities for Operation Christmas Child, the annual charity that sends gift-filled shoeboxes to children living in poverty.
Boxes can be packed with toys, school supplies, clothing such as knit caps and flip-flops, and personal hygiene items. Prohibited items include liquids, breakable items, out-dated foods, chocolate, or war or military-themed items.
Those wishing to donate are asked to bring their boxes to:
w Country Christian Center, 5500 W. Sagemoor Road, Pasco.
w Bethel Church, 600 Shockley Road, Richland.
Deadline to drop off boxes is Nov. 25. Operating hours at the drop-off locations vary. For more information, call 800-567-8580.
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