“Everybody thought receiving the shoe box was the best thing that ever happened in our lives,” says Khin Khin, now 18, in recalling her time seven years ago living in India as a refugee from Burma, waiting to be transferred to a new country.
Sandy and husband John Kellestine plan to travel to Central America next Spring to distribute the boxes.
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The drop off depot for this area is at The Salvation Army, 380 Elm St., St.Thomas. The office is open Mon-Fri.,9:00 a.m. – 2:00, 519-631-6202. Empty shoe boxes can be picked up between these hours. The filled boxes will be collected between Nov. 21-27th.