Sims Patrick Studio Donates To Operation Christmas Child

occStephanie Gensamer & Gina Filipelli Filling Boxes

Sims Patrick Studiogave back this holiday season by donating shoe boxes filled with items for needy children around the world to Operation Christmas Child, an annual event put on the by the relief organization Samaritan's Purse. After the idea was spearheaded by designer Stephanie Gensamer, pictured above left, the donations quickly poured in by the Sims Patrick Studio staff, eager to donate. Sims Patrick Studio was able to donate eight boxes filled with toys, books, clothing, school supplies, toiletries and more. SPS also sent hand-written Christmas cards with each box. The gift boxes were for children ranged from ages 2-14, for both boys and girls. "It was an extremely rewarding experience to pack each box by hand, and think to myself about all the smiles that would be on those children's faces this Christmas," said office manager, Gina Filipelli, pictured above right. To learn more about Operation Christmas Child, click here.