RUSSELL -- The Seven Steeples United Methodist Churches of DeGrasse, DeKalb, DeKalb Junction, Edwards, Hermon, Russell and South Edwards will collect shoeboxes for the Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child project from Oct. 1-Nov. 1.
This worldwide outreach sends shoeboxes filled with hygiene items, school supplies, toys and personal notes to children in need around the world.
Empty printed shoeboxes are available at the Russell UMC, or you may fill a standard-sized shoebox. Info: Judy at 315-347-2543, or Teena at 315-347-2356.
Seven Steeples United Methodist Churches are also now collecting gently-used bridesmaid and prom gowns for a giveaway in the spring.
Call Teena at 315-347-2356 for more information.