The Social Concerns Committee of St. Mary Magdalene will once again be participating in Operation Christmas Child. Please pick up a box or boxes which can be found in the narthex by the parish office. Follow the directions inside the box. Please return your filled box to the church by November 13th with a check for $7.00 to cover shipping. Thank you for your generosity!

Operation Christmas Child uses simple, gift-filled boxes to show millions of hurting children in 100 countries that they are loved and not forgotten, Kids and families wrap and pack empty shoe boxes with simple tiems most people take for granted. including toys, school supplies and toothbrushes. Operation Christmas Child collects the gift boxes and hand-delivers them to hurting children around the world using whatever means necessary-sea containers, trucks, trains, airplanes, helicopters, boats, camels, even dog sleds.