RUPERT — The Grace Community Church will host a community shoe box packing party Nov. 4
The event is part of the Operation Christmas Child Program.
Everyone is welcome to help.
The event will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the church, 100 N. Meridian Rd.
The party is family friendly.
Needed items include school supplies, small toys for children ages 2-14, wash cloths, bars of soap and toothbrushes. All items must be new and fit in a shoebox.
Operation Christmas Child is a project of Samaritan’s Purse, an international Christian relief organization headed by Franklin Graham.
Since 1993 the program has collected and delivered more than 146 million gift-filled boxes to children in more than 150 countries and territories. For many of the children it is the first gift they have ever received.
To donate items, call 208-431-1640 or 208-431-2865.