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November 18, 2013

Christmas Child collections begin today

Operation Christmas Child’s national collection week begins today and continues through Monday, Nov. 25. Throughout the United States and at several local collection sites, donations of colorfully wrapped shoebox gifts will be dropped off to be given to children in need all over the world. 

Collection sites and hours are as follows: 

Main Street Baptist Church, 333 Main St., Oneonta: 4 to 6 p.m. today-Wednesday; 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday; 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday; 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25. 

First Baptist Church, 30 River St., Sidney: 4 to 7 p.m. today-Tuesday; 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday; 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday; 8 to 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25. 

Community Bible Chapel, 577 Greenough Road, Cooperstown: 5 to 7 p.m. today; 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday; 9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday; 10:30 a.m. to noon Thursday; 6 to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday; 8 to 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25. 

Stamford Baptist Church, 40 Lake St., Stamford: 5 to 8 p.m. today-Friday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday; 8 to 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25. 

New Hope Community Church, 45 Stockton Ave., Walton: 6 to 8 p.m. today-Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday; 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25. 

Middleburgh Reformed Church, 178 River St., Middleburgh: 10 a.m. to noon today; 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday; 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday; 2 to 4 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to noon Saturday; noon to 2 p.m. Sunday; 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25. 

For more information or other drop-off sites, call (518) 437-0690 or visit samaritanspurse.org/occ.

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