THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Wausaukee Area Again in Operation Christmas Child
Issue Date: August 23, 2017
Wausaukee"Wausaukee and surrounding areas will again be involved with Operation Christmas Child. The program, which sends out gift-filled shoeboxes around the world, brings joy and hope to millions of less fortunate children.
The " Back to School sales" is a time to stock up on supplies to fill boxes later this fall. If interested in contributing to the large community packing for OCC items needed yet are socks, kids t-shirts, bags of marbles, balls, and toothbrush covers. This year no toothpaste or candy can be included in the boxes due to customs regulations. As before, no liquids can be sent, which includes bottle glue.
Sturdy sizable red/green logo plastic shoeboxes are available for the first time for $1.50 each. A limited amount is now available in the area. If interested call 715-856- 5053 for the red/green logo cardboard boxes available later in October. Regular sized shoeboxes can also be used.
Brochures and other information will be available later in September. If questions call 715-856-5053 or 715-856-5719.