Collection Week set for Nov. 18-25 Posted in: News In 2019, Operation Christmas Child, the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind, hopes to collect enough shoebox gifts to reach 11 million children in more than 100 countries. Sponsored by Samaritan’s Purse, shoeboxes are collected, filled with school supplies, hygiene items, and fun toys are delivered to children in ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!