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Operation Christmas Child collection sites open

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Volunteers from around the Rockford area have been filling over 15,600 shoe boxes with gifts to help needy children have a happier holiday.

Operation Christmas Child donates the gift-filled shoe boxes to children overseas. Local individuals and families participated in the national program and are dropping off their filled shoe boxes to various collection centers around town between November 12 and November 19.

The project hopes to collect nine million shoe boxes nationwide this year. To find a drop-off location, use the Zip Code locator here.

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