Bible Baptist Church in New Milford is one of the Operation Christmas Child collection sites that will accept gift-filled shoe boxes Nov. 12-19.

Boxes will be accepted Nov. 12-16 from 6 to 8 p.m., Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and Nov. 18 from 1 to 3 p.m. -- during National Collection Week -- at the 126 Kent Road (Route 7 North) church.

Operation Christmas Child is a program in which shoe boxes are filled with toys, school supplies and hygiene items that will be delivered to needy children overseas.

For more information, call Bible Baptist Church at 860-354-0733.