11/18/2013 5:30 PM
by Rebecca Turco
ANSTED - Volunteers in Fayette County are collecting Christmas donations for needy children around the world as part of Operation Christmas Child.
Folks can donate toys, school supplies, hygiene items and notes of encouragement until next Monday at Lovers Leap Baptist Church on 104 Loving Street in Ansted.
Volunteers hope to donate at least 1,000 shoeboxes filled with the items, since each shoebox will likely consist of their only Christmas presents.
Operating hours are: Monday through Friday, November 18 - 22 from 3 - 6 p.m.; Saturday, November 23 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Sunday, November 24 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.; Monday, November 25 from 8 – 9 a.m.
For more information, call (304) 658-5030.