14129IQ-C-348-Northern-Iraq-Operation-Christmas-ChildThose of you who contributed a shoebox to Operation Christmas Child this year might like to read this news:

“Last week 60,000 shoeboxes were delivered to children in Northern Iraq who are now refugees. Having escaped from the clutches of ISIS they are spending their first Christmas away from home.

“Thanks to your generosity, and the compassion of others around the world, these children have received a wonderful present and the gift of hope this Christmas.”

Read the full story here.