Utah volunteers start early in helping to brighten Christmas

Published October 28, 2013 9:58 am

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Above • Volunteers gather on Sunday at Jordan Commons in Sandy to pack shoeboxes with gifts for needy kids overseas as part of Operation Christmas Child. Left • The project was organized by 13-year-old Jared Goodell as part of his Eagle Scout project. Far left • Three-year-old Rhyker Allred places his Christmas gift box on the completed stack. Operation Christmas Child provides, toys, school supplies and hygiene items to children in more than 100 countries.

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