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Published November 30, 2012, 03:25 PM

Local Volunteers Fill 6,000 Boxes for Kids this Holiday Season

Some disappointing news for local Operation Christmas Child volunteers. Locally, 25 volunteers aimed to fill 8,000 boxes with toys but only reached about 6,000.

Some disappointing news for local Operation Christmas Child volunteers. Locally, 25 volunteers aimed to fill 8,000 boxes with toys but only reached about 6,000.

Across the nation more than 100 million children are expected to receive a shoebox filled with donated gifts this year. Although National Collection Week is over you can still help kids receive gifts this holiday season by packing a shoebox gift online at samaritanspurse.org/giving/buildabox.

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