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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Operation Christmas Child Boxes Sent


November 27, 2019

Forrest Hershberger

Children are pictured with Operation Christmas Child gift boxes recently. More than 400 gift boxes were donated to be shipped to children worldwide. Nationwide, there were an estimated 5,000 shoebox drop-off locations. Operation Christmas Child is for children ages 2 through 14 divided into three age groups: 2-4, 5-9 and 10-14. The shoebox-size gift boxes are also defined as for a girl or a boy. Each box can contain a "wow" item such as a doll or soccer ball, then filled with smaller toys, school supplies and hygiene items. The Sidney shoebox donations were taken to Alliance Monday morning...

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