First Baptist Church of Whitesburg will begin collecting gift-filled shoeboxes on Nov. 16 to distribute to needy children worldwide through Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s Purse.
The church will serve as the southeast Kentucky/ southwest Virginia collection site for Operation Christmas Child.
Fill a shoebox with toiletries, small toys and candy.
Boxes can be dropped off at First Baptist Church of Whitesburg until Nov. 23.
For more information, call Lee Adams at 632-0899 or email her at Krzy4Shoeboxes@bellsouth.net.