Operation Christmas Child kicks off in Chippewa Valley

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- The Eau Claire community is one of 5,000 locations across the country that are collecting shoeboxes this Christmas season. Those shoeboxes will be filled with toys, school supplies and hygiene items to send to children overseas.

Churches all around the area are collecting boxes as a part of Operation Christmas Child. Peace church is just one of the drop-off locations to bring the boxes and will be collecting supplies all week long. The Eau Claire community has a goal of collecting 5,000 boxes to send to children overseas.

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AREA COLLECTION SITES:

Eau Claire, WI - Peace Church
501 E Fillmore Avenue
Eau Claire WI 54701-6536
Mon, Nov. 18: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tue, Nov. 19: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wed, Nov. 20: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Thu, Nov. 21: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Fri, Nov. 22: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sat, Nov. 23: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sun, Nov. 24: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Mon, Nov. 25: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Chippewa Falls, WI - Landmark Christian Church
4140 126th Street
Chippewa Falls WI 54729-6599
Mon, Nov. 18: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Tue, Nov. 19: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Wed, Nov. 20: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thu, Nov. 21: 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Fri, Nov. 22: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sat, Nov. 23: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Sun, Nov. 24: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Mon, Nov. 25: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ladysmith, WI - First Church of Christ
701 Menasha Avenue E
Ladysmith WI 54848-2505
Mon, Nov. 18: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tue, Nov. 19: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wed, Nov. 20: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wed, Nov. 20: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Thu, Nov. 21: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Fri, Nov. 22: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sat, Nov. 23: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sun, Nov. 24: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mon, Nov. 25: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Menomonie, WI - Oak Ridge Lutheran Brethren Church
620 24th Avenue W
Menomonie WI 54751-3827
Mon, Nov. 18: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tue, Nov. 19: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wed, Nov. 20: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Thu, Nov. 21: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Fri, Nov. 22: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sat, Nov. 23: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sun, Nov. 24: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mon, Nov. 25: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Whitehall, WI - First Baptist Church
36185 Abrams Street
Whitehall WI 54773-8417
Mon, Nov. 18: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tue, Nov. 19: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wed, Nov. 20: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Thu, Nov. 21: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Fri, Nov. 22: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sat, Nov. 23: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sun, Nov. 24: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Mon, Nov. 25: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM