LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- Operation Christmas Child is underway in Southwest Oklahoma and they only have a few days left to reach their goal.
They are hoping to send 7,000 shoe boxes overseas by next Tuesday and so far they only have 1200.
Area Coordinator Samantha Sessums says anyone can bring a box by. You can bring a box ready to ship or just drop by some items at any of the participating churches.
"Get just the box- the size of a shoe box- fill it with school supplies, hygiene products, a wow item-- which is when we like to put a soccer ball that is deflated and with a pump or maybe just a stuffed animal or a baby doll-- and bring it down here. We'll get it to where it needs to go."
The boxes will be mailed to various places overseas to children who need it most. You can find a participating location to donate to by visiting samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-…/drop-off-locations.