Brian and Dorothy Phillips helped co-ordinate the collection of 1,317 shoeboxes filled with gifts for children around the world. / Submitted Photo

Brian and Dorothy Phillips helped co-ordinate the collection of 1,317 shoeboxes filled with gifts for children around the world. / Submitted Photo

1,317 shoeboxes filled with gifts collected

Operation Christmas Child will send the presents all over the world

Brian and Dorothy Phillips helped co-ordinate the collection of 1,317 shoeboxes filled with gifts for children around the world as part of the international Operation Christmas Child.

Enough donations were also received to cover the cost to ship the gifts to children in developing countries.