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Christmas Shoeboxes to Support Operation Christmas Child

The world’s largest Christmas project of its kind, Operation Christmas Child, sends gift-filled shoeboxes to children in need around the world.

Since 1993, the Samaritan’s Purse project, Operation Christmas Child, has collected and delivered more than 188 million gift-filled shoeboxes to children in more than 170 countries and territories.

More than 500,000 volunteers worldwide are involved in collecting, shipping, and distributing shoebox gifts.

Every shoebox gift you pack helps reach children worldwide with the true meaning of Christmas. If you would like more information about Operation Christmas Child or would like to pick up shoeboxes, please call Eleanor Peterson at 251-9764. Deadline is November 20.

Village of Blackville

Village of Blackville

The village of Blackville is governed by an elected council made up of a mayor and four councillors. Incorporated as a village in 1966, Blackville has a population of 958 and has had a long history related to forestry and salmon fishing.

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