Timberline Interact Club filled 55 shoeboxes for children living in third-world countries as part of Operation Christmas Child.

Timberline tops friendly rivalry

Students from both Carihi and Timberline competed head to head this year to fill shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child

Timberline school prevailed in a friendly competition between two local high schools, but the real winners are less fortunate children.

Students from both Carihi and Timberline competed head to head this year to fill shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child.

Timberline Interact students filled 55 boxes and Carihi filled 46.

Interact clubs at both schools have taken part in Operation Christmas Child for several years.

Operation Christmas Child is an initiative of the Christian organization Samaritan’s Purse, which helps improve the quality of life for people living in third world countries. With Operation Christmas Child, shoeboxes are filled with presents for either a boy or girl and then delivered just in time for Christmas. This year, boxes from Western Canada will be going to countries in Central and South America.

Last year, Campbell Riverites packed 1,195 boxes and the goal this year is 1,400.

Just Posted

Habitat for Humanity North Island wants to keep momentum going

Organization asks City of Campbell River for more land to build homes for young families

28 townhouses on the way to 525 Dogwood

Council approves latest phase of development, but not before expressing traffic concerns

Diver discovers possible historic anchor off Campbell River

The rusted, barnacle-encrusted anchor was wedged into the bottom off Quadra Island… Continue reading

Leigh wants Strathcona Regional District budget amended over water rates

Area D Director cites punitive water rates as a reason to slow down process

Cold weather puts pressure on homeless shelters in Campbell River

Salvation Army and Sobering Centre offer a total of 40 beds

Trudeau’s principal secretary, Gerald Butts, resigns amid SNC-Lavalin furor

Butts categorically denies the accusation that he or anyone else in the PMO improperly pressured former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould

Lost a ring? This B.C. man will find it for you

Chris Turner founded The Ring Finders, an international directory of metal detector hobbyists

Poverty coalition has high hopes for B.C. poverty reduction strategy

Funding allocation expected to be released with 2019 budget

‘How did we get here?’: B.C. mom of transplant recipient worries about measles outbreaks

Addison, 7, cannot get a live vaccine because she has a heart transplant

Steelhead LNG stops work on Kwispaa LNG project near Bamfield

Huu-ay-aht First Nations ‘deeply disappointed; Steelhead says funding is the problem

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh calls for public inquiry over SNC-Lavalin questions

Vancouver member of Parliament Jody Wilson-Raybould resigned from cabinet last week

Canadian airlines waiting for guidance from Ottawa over X gender option

Major U.S. airlines said they will change their process so passengers can identify themselves along non-binary lines

Moose Hide campaign takes message to Canadian schools

Campaign launches new K-12 education platform

‘Violent’ B.C. man wanted on Canada-wide warrant

Prince George man with ties to Vernon sought by police

Most Read