Operation Christmas Child opens new collection centers


NEW BERN, Craven County - Operation Christmas Child is opening collection centers today that will be open throughout the week to collect shoe boxes of gifts for kids around the world.

Garber United Methodist Church in New Bern cut the ribbon on its collection center and WCTI NewsChannel 12 Meteorologist Donnie Cox was one of those to cut the ribbon.

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"It's eight days of drop off centers like this being open and accepting peoples boxes from churches, community groups and individuals," said Stephanie Seymore of Operation Christmas Child.

Collection centers in several locations are open this week. The sites in area and times can be found at the Operation Christmas Child website.

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