The Abbey Independent Funeral Directors in Waltham Abbey to organise Operation Christmas Child shoebox scheme

First published in Epping Forest East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Photograph of the Author by , Sub Editor

A BUSINESS is co-ordinating the sending of Christmas presents to needy children across the world.

The Abbey Independent Funeral Directors in Market Square, Waltham Abbey, is giving out leaflets telling people how they can take part in Operation Christmas Child.

The charity scheme sees wrapped shoeboxes filled with small gifts sent overseas by UK volunteers.

Anyone who wants to donate a box should hand it into the funeral directors by November 16.

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