WHITEFIELD — Calvary Bible Baptist Church, 150 Grand Army Road, will serve as a collection center during Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week from Nov. 12 to 19, according to a news release.

The organization seeks donations of shoe boxes filled with school supplies, toys, necessity items and a note of encouragement for a child overseas suffering because of disaster, disease, war, terrorism, famine or poverty.

To find additional collection sites, call 518-437-0690 or visit www.samaritanspurse.org/occ.

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