Spread seasonal love
she said the event growing every year.
Last year, the Matamata community packed more than 200 boxes.
Bay of Plenty coordinators Geraldine and Neil Gumbley have followed the boxes to the Solomon Islands, North Vietnam and Cambodia to see for themselves the impact they have.
“These kids really have
was nothing,” said.
“They are so excited just to get the box – then they realise that it’s filled with presents and it’s chaos.”
If you are interested in taking part in Operation Christmas Child you can visit the website on: operationchristmaschild .org.nz or contact Karlien Loubser on 027 841 1850.
Giving: Operation Christmas Child Matamata co-ordinator Karlien Loubser with Bay of Plenty co-ordinators Geraldine and Neil Gumbley.