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Operation Christmas Child accepting donations this week

Posted at 7:26 PM, Nov 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-12 13:35:19-05

This week, you can help children in need for Christmas during Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week.

Collection week is from Nov. 12-19.

Operation Christmas Child is a project through Samaritan’s Purse that gives gifts to children all over the world.

You’re asked to fill a shoebox with toys, school supplies and hygiene items. Then, bring it to the nearest drop-off location.

A list of drop-off locations in Acadiana can be found below. To find your nearest drop-off location, click here.

Lafayette, LA – Christ Church
800 Jefferson Boulevard
Lafayette LA 70501-6104
Mon, Nov. 12: 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Tue, Nov. 13: 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Wed, Nov. 14: 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Thu, Nov. 15: 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Fri, Nov. 16: 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Sat, Nov. 17: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Sun, Nov. 18: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Mon, Nov. 19: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Duson, LA – Christ Church
8827 Cameron Street
Duson LA 70529
Mon, Nov. 12: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Tue, Nov. 13: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Wed, Nov. 14: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Thu, Nov. 15: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Fri, Nov. 16: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Sat, Nov. 17: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Sun, Nov. 18: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Mon, Nov. 19: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Eunice, LA – Emmanuel Baptist Church
1040 Park Avenue
Eunice LA 70535-4434
Mon, Nov. 12: 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Tue, Nov. 13: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Wed, Nov. 14: 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Thu, Nov. 15: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Fri, Nov. 16: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Sat, Nov. 17: 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Sun, Nov. 18: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Mon, Nov. 19: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

New Iberia, LA – Word of Hope World Outreach Church
705 W Admiral Doyle Drive
New Iberia LA 70560-6416
Mon, Nov. 12: 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Tue, Nov. 13: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Wed, Nov. 14: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Thu, Nov. 15: 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Fri, Nov. 16: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Sat, Nov. 17: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Sat, Nov. 17: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Sun, Nov. 18: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Mon, Nov. 19: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Youngsville, LA – Youngsville Community Church
4129 Verot School Road
Youngsville LA 70592
Mon, Nov. 12: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Tue, Nov. 13: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Wed, Nov. 14: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Thu, Nov. 15: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Fri, Nov. 16: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Sat, Nov. 17: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Sun, Nov. 18: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Mon, Nov. 19: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM