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Some twenty plus years operation Christmas child listen more than 100 million shoe boxes filled with gets to -- children all around the world at Christmas time.
-- last year I was fortunate enough to tag along with reverend Franklin Graham to hand out a -- of those boxes to kids.
In the Dominican Republic we also stop by Haiti and let me tell you this was a life changing experience.
Now I recent sat down with reverend Graham the president and CEO of samaritans purse to find out.
How more people can help.
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I had the great honor found.
Last year asked me in my family.
Got to go with -- to the Dominican Republicans and to Haiti -- and in the Dominican Republic we went to some very poor neighborhoods and we met a lot of kids who lost their parents.
And we went to schools that were desperate need to orphanages we went to.
And for all these years we've been doing the Christmas boxes with you.
And I had no I've I I've I've donated I've been a part of it I was glad to help I had no idea.
It's emptying their we have video will -- now but.
How much these boxes mean to these kids from I mean this is not exactly you know that the kids classic Christmas here in the US where's my bike where's my Xbox where's my PlayStation.
Well you don't things like this she got sunglasses you got tooth paste usually there's shampoo we got these cars here.
You know this this fall right there.
You know -- you put in stay put and Sox.
And candy are involved we've you know what Duncan -- by around really good at the -- -- -- that we are reviewing your feeling is right right here that's my favorite to the imperial.
But seriously I saw -- there with you.
And my kids are there and you know they're not exactly hurting.
It woke -- up it just had a pretty profound impact on them because this box means so much to these kids.
It doesn't Sean this year we'll -- man million boxes in the next to respect to through this is our national collection where it.
And we asked people to begin to pack the boxes this week cinnamon toast next week and we'll get in the week of Thanksgiving them to through around you some of the -- And we we will sort ever won his boxers -- boxing more boxers who have put -- in cards Palestine as some of them we ship them.
But this year we collect and -- are hundred million shoe box have been known -- only one years this will be our hundred million shoe box -- and so.
This -- something and god has done.
And if so we give god -- really boxes people eliminated from this country to give.
It's all over the world all over the world and then -- one the most important as people -- there.
But their picture in the box I want the child who gets the box to see who gave it.
But your address and because of the -- want a child like your brackets and thank you felt by the way maybe people can don't have the time to put -- But they can it only -- Sure and then you put the bucks just to get -- victim when we have a call program called -- -- -- and so if you're you're shut -- he can get out your visit whatever reason.
You can go to the website and you can actually build a box on line and we'll do that we have people who will -- -- for you.
How we also have where you but you can follow your box.
They have home you can print out a bar code and -- the label when the time that I never knew that here.
-- we don't print that out you know got a -- coast and no new contracts to see where your box through which countries like.
Tracking Santa Claus and then they Rudolph always say dad you know I'm I'm.
Socks -- You've -- -- a T shirt in the box there are safe for writing materials and then so toothpaste shampoo moved containers of that and for girl's name you'll make -- boys like the cars and and he put different ages on -- two.
Do and what an agent of groups will be put into schools are a lot of room for the mother's friend process or something like forty.
Six of them -- to six content.
And then we have a teenager box to prove that we were prepared -- when people put -- together we asked them to pray god pixels boxes I believe in he takes that ball.
Truly benefiting me and my family and go back for the this year abnormal I don't know they have course or golf and I was so I was very life changing some of my -- reverend good to see countries like you so much we'll hopefully what -- you -- with you get the -- thank you very much of Russian country.
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