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Local giving leads to global impact with Operation Christmas Child
Irina Creek
Irina Creek, a Full Circle Story speaker for Operation Christmas Child (OCC) holds a sample shoe box that people can pack for needy children around the world. Irina received a OCC shoe box when she was 10 years old living in a Russian orphanage. Lugoff First Baptist will serve as a local drop off point for OCC shoe boxes this year. - photo by Tenell Felder
Irina Creek didn’t have many toys growing up, so she used her fingers as dolls. “We made do with what we had. For toys I use to draw a face on the tips of my fingers and hair on the back and that was my doll,” Irina recalled, smiling.