Port Townsend: Boxes with gifts headed to children in developing counties

PORT TOWNSEND — A child in Afghanistan might open a box next month filled with trinkets, toothpaste, chocolate and a teddy bear given by someone on the North Olympic Peninsula.

Nearly 300 shoe boxes filled with items taken for granted by American children left from Kah Tai Center, 751 Kearney St., on Friday as part of the massive nationwide effort Operation Christmas Child.

Heidi Canda, Kah Tai Care Center admissions and marketing coordinator, directed the local program for Samaritan’s Purse, a Christian relief and evangelical organization.

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