Because of local generous participation in filling shoe boxes, thousands of hurting children worldwide are given new hope, said Elanor Best, coordinator of Operation Christmas Child.
The Pattonsburg First Baptist Church relay center received 1,168 boxes. The boxes arrived in Honduras the last week in February, 2011.
The worldwide project is part of Franklin Graham’s Samaritans’ Purse.
A volunteer team of 80 people from our area — the lower Midwest