Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes collected in Wetaskiwin and Millet, full of gifts for children in less fortunate parts of the world, had some awesome items in them Nov. 16.
Operation Christmas Child have lots of gift items, not all of them, toys. They range in age levels as well, right down to babies.
Wetaskiwin Operation Christmas Child volunteers were at the local mall the week of Nov. 14 to collect shoeboxes full of gifts for children in less fortunate countries. From left are Walter Schnwe, Jone Schnwe, Gail Maughan, Tracy Finnman and Delores Kreutz.
The collection depot for Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes was the Wetaskiwin Mall. Volunteer Gail Maughan said a record-breaking (for Wetaskiwin area) 3,323 shoeboxes had been collected by Nov. 21.