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Child charity praises shoe box donations

posted 17 Dec 2008, 06:14 by myEdinburgh Admin   [ updated 17 Dec 2008, 06:15 ]
A children's charity has praised the people of Midlothian after it received more than 8100 shoe boxes filled with presents to give to needy youngsters at Christmas.

Operation Christmas Child, one of the main annual projects run by the Samaritans, saw generous donations from members of the public, schools, companies, community groups and churches, despite the economic climate.

Full story from Edinburgh Evening News