Article and Media by Tyler Wright. In August of 2014, Greenville College and the Greenville Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) launched the "Greenville College @ Greenville...
God works through some of the strangest things, and it's always amazing to see what He is up to--especially when you can be involved. Recently there has been an outcry on campus for more outreach opportunities and I am personally thrilled that more and more people are anxious to join the work that God is doing and wants to do through the students on our campus. I hope this article introduces you to a new opportunity, as well as informs you on the things that students are doing.
Last Tuesday night, Greenville Student Outreach hosted a packing event for the Organization Operation Christmas Child (OCC). OCC is an organization that gives Christmas presents packaged in shoeboxes to needy children around the world. The categories for toys to put in the boxes are something to love, something for school, something to wear, something to play with, something for personal hygiene, and something special. The types of items in each category depend on the age and gender of the child intended. Children are split up into three age levels: 2-4, 5-9, and 10-14.