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Operation Christmas Child Announces 2013 Shoe Box Totals

Operation Christmas ChildOperation Christmas Child announced January 20 totals of shoe box gifts collected during National Collection Week in November 2013.

7,541,468 shoe box gifts were collected in the USA during National Collection Week, well over the goal set of 7.2 million.

9,950,000 boxes were collected worldwide.

The Russell area collected 645 shoe box gifts. Russell area boxes were sent to Mexico, Togo and Guyana.

National Collection Week for 2014 is November 17 to 24.

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