Rockford communities looking to bring Christmas joy to children everywhere

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Families, groups and churches in Rockford hope to bring some Christmas joy to children around the world.

Various locations in the forest city will take part in Operation Christmas Child.

The operation runs this week.

Donated gifts will transform shoe boxes into gifts with toys, school supplies and hygiene products.

Locations in Rockford hope to collect more than 14,000 items, and contribute to the global goal of reaching 11 million children.

The area collection site and times are listed below:

Davis, IL – Faith Community Church
212 W McKimmy Street
Davis IL 61019-9808

Mon, Nov. 18: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Tue, Nov. 19: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Wed, Nov. 20: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Thu, Nov. 21: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Fri, Nov. 22: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Sat, Nov. 23: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Sun, Nov. 24: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Mon, Nov. 25: 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

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