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VSU supports "Operation Christmas Child"

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November 19, 2008

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - Valdosta State University students collect gifts to send to under privileged children across the world.

Student organizations from the campus are collecting shoe boxes filled with gift for "Operation Christmas Child." The organization ships the gifts to needy children all over the world. World wide they are looking to ship eight million shoe boxes this year.

"We suggest that you put things like hygiene items toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, school supplies toys. Also hard candy. The items are endless. These are not only gifts for needy children but also spread the gospel of Jesus," said Coordinator Anne Eanes.

The drop off center for shoe boxes is located at the Baptist student center on the campus of VSU.