Operation Christmas Child Recipient Tells His Story of Receiving Shoebox

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisOver the years, many Alpena residents have participated in Operation Christmas Child. The global project shares the joy and meaning of Christmas with millions of boys and girls through one thing, a shoebox.Back in 1992 shoeboxes were sent to Uganda, one of those boxes landed in the hands of an 8-year-old boy named Bonny Kibuuka. Now 26-years-old Kibuuka is sharing his story.Items placed in the shoebox speaks to each child in different ways. The Alpena area packed over 2,500 shoeboxes last year. The boxes traveled to Madagascar and back to Uganda. Operation Christmas Child only serves ages 2 to 14 and the reason why is devastating, and that’s why Kibuuka encourages volunteers.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Thomas Stafford Dog Park officially open in downtownNext ‘We have a good time’ at Labor Day Show in Tawaslast_img


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