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Pick up Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes this week

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Annual Operation Christmas Child campaign underway



There’s less than two weeks left to pack gift-filled shoeboxes for needy children around the world. Anyone can pick up an Operation Christmas Child or regular-size shoebox and fill it up with basic hygiene supplies, school supplies, small clothing articles, toys, and other personal items.

Organizers with Operation Christmas Child are reminding supporters to enclose $10 for each shoebox to cover postage and handling.

Shoeboxes and brochures (with labels and instructions) are available and full boxes can be returned at the following locations:

In Summerside at Church of the Nazarene, 156 Fitzroy St.; Pickup – Nov. 1-4; drop off – Nov. 15-18. Call 902-954-0524.

Charlottetown: Proude’s Shoes (161 St. Peter’s Rd.), Kwik Kopy Printing (91 Euston St.), the Provincial Credit Union (281 University Ave.), and Community Baptist Church (162 Sherwood Rd.) during regular business hours. For churches and groups: Grace Baptist Church, 50 Kirkdale. For hours call 902-314-0616.

In Cornwall at the Christian Church, 371 Trans-Canada Hwy; for hours call 902-213-0962.

For more information, contact Christina Lehmann, email:; cellphone: 902-314-0616.

Pick-up days at the Church of the Nazarene:

– Nov. 1 and 2: 4 to 7 p.m.

– Nov. 3: 4 to 8 p.m.

Drop-off days at the Church of the Nazarene:

– Nov. 15 to 17: 2 to 7 p.m.

– Nov. 18: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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