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MAP and VHS students participate in Operation Christmas Child

Posted on December 12, 2019 by Vauxhall Advance

Twenty-one students and supervisors from Vauxhall High School and the Mennonite Alternative Program School made the two and a half-hour drive to the Operation Christmas Child warehouse in Calgary to help inspect gift-filled shoeboxes before they are sent to children in Central America and west Africa.

It’s the eighth year trip leader Jo Ann Pepneck has brought a group to volunteer with Operation Christmas Child.

“The point is teaching them how to give to others and this program is a really good model for that,” said Pepneck.

Vauxhall residents can still help children by packing shoeboxes. Just visit and do it online from the comfort of home.

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