Tameside "Operation Christmas Child" launched in Dukinfield


"Operation Christmas Child" was launched from Dukinfield Town Hall by Cllr.Jackie Lane,Chair of the Dukinfield Ladies Community Group. The official launch has been held in Dukinfield for the past 14 years. Cllr.Lane said "its great to get the the ball rolling already and we are determined to do better than ever". Operation Christmas Child focuses on collecting shoe boxes full of gifts for the underprivilaged. Since 1993 more than 100 million boys and girls in 130  countries have been helped by receiving shoe box gifts through the scheme.