Operation Christmas Child Appreciates Support
Last updated 2/3/2021 at 4:34pm
Thank you to Transylvania County for participating in Operation Christmas Child. Despite a global pandemic, residents of Transylvania County shared the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season by donating over 2,700 shoebox gifts.
Generosity throughout the Blue Ridge area resulted in 18,488 shoebox gifts collected at curbside drop-off locations for the Samaritan’s Purse project Operation Christmas Child. Across the U.S., the project collected more than 7.8 million such gifts in 2020. Combined with those collected from partnering countries in 2020, the mi...