Dave Cooke, notable (OCC) with a connection to Wales (Wrexham, North Wales)
Dave CookeDave and Jill Cooke founded Operation Christmas Child (OCC) in 1990 to send gifts and supplies in Shoe boxes to children in Romanian orphanages.
Connection: From Wrexham.
In 1993 28,000 shoe boxes were delivered to children in war-torn Bosnia. Since then, OCC has collected and distributed more than 61 million shoe boxes to boys and girls in over 135 countries.