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December 12, 2017
Still time to help Operation Christmas Child
WORTHINGTON — Volunteers from the Worthington Minnesota Area Team are celebrating the collection of 10,050 gift-filled shoeboxes that will remind children around the world they are loved and not forgotten.
December 12, 2017 - 8:31am
November 15, 2017
Spreading joy: Operation Christmas Child collection week under way
WORTHINGTON — When Joyce Klosterbuer and Marian Hayenga organized their first donation drive for Operation Christmas Child 23 years ago, their...
November 15, 2017 - 7:44am
November 3, 2017
'Shoe Box' collection dates nearing
WORTHINGTON — Operation Christmas Child “Shoe Box” collection dates will be Nov. 13-20 at American Reformed Church, 1720 N. Burlington Ave., Worthington. “Shoe boxes” may be packed with school supplies, personal hygiene products, toys, dolls or a stuffed animal. For more...
November 3, 2017 - 2:52pm
May 11, 2017
A terrific trip to Togo: Worthington’s Klosterbuer delivers shoebox gifts as part of Operation Christmas Child
WORTHINGTON — Seven months ago, as the seasons were changing from fall to winter, Joyce Klosterbuer was contacted by Samaritan’s Purse to...
May 11, 2017 - 8:42pm
November 1, 2016
Collection week for Operation Christmas Child is Nov. 14-21
WORTHINGTON— Several local locations in southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa will serve as collection sites this year for the Samaritan’s Purse project Operation Christmas Child. During National Collection Week, Nov. 14 – 21, area residents will donate shoeboxes — filled...
November 1, 2016 - 9:22pm
October 28, 2016
A shoebox surprise: As a refugee, Maylary Htoo Apolo received gifts from Operation Christmas Child. Now, she’s helping the cause
WORTHINGTON -- When you live in a refugee camp for 20 years, surprises don’t often come in colorful green and red boxes, filled with toys and...
October 28, 2016 - 9:48pm
December 8, 2015
Letter: Thanks for support of Operation Christmas Child
By Joyce Klosterbeuer and Marian Hayenga, Operation Christmas Child, Worthington Love in a shoebox! We never know where love can be found or how it can be shared. Thankfully, 11,087 of these boxes of love have been sent on their way from this collection center. The response locally...
December 8, 2015 - 6:21pm
November 4, 2015
The joy of giving: Operation Christmas Child Shoebox gifts impact children around the world
WORTHINGTON — For more than 20 years, area residents have participated in Operation Christmas Child, sending shoebox gifts to less-fortunate...
November 4, 2015 - 9:00pm
December 15, 2014
Letter: Thanks for support of Operation Christmas Child
By Joyce Klosterbuer and Marian Hayenga, Operation Christmas Child, Worthington Once again a truckload of love and happiness has left Worthington. The collection week for Operation Christmas Child is over, and 10,073 shoeboxes are on their way from this area. These boxes will go...
December 15, 2014 - 5:18pm
November 12, 2014
Boxes filled with joy
WORTHINGTON — Tanzania. Uganda. India. Belize. Trinidad and Tobago. Those countries are scattered around the world, but they have something...
November 12, 2014 - 9:20pm
November 3, 2011
Global connection: Local family meets recipient of Operation Christmas box
WORTHINGTON -- Since Operation Christmas Child was introduced to the local community 17 years ago, many area families have made it part of their...
November 3, 2011 - 12:00am
November 11, 2010
Little Santas: Students pack donations for Operation Christmas Child
Students fill boxes for Operation Christmas Child, an initiative of Samaritan's Purse, Nov. 10, 2010, at Worthington Christian School. Students...
November 11, 2010 - 9:10am
October 21, 2010
Shoebox project begins: Operation Christmas Child sends gifts around the world and spreads the Gospel
WORTHINGTON -- When Joyce and Merle Klosterbuer pack up their boxes for Operation Christmas Child this year, they will do so with older recipients...
October 21, 2010 - 8:33am
Letter: Shoe boxes make a difference throughout the world
Packing hope and joy into 5,673 gift-filled shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child, Worthington residents gave children around the world a reason to smile this Christmas season and beyond. Shoe box gifts filled with meaningful, yet simple toys, school supplies and hygiene items...
January 21, 2010 - 12:00am