The Mission of Hope Christmas Campaign for 2010 got underway today. This will be the 15th year for their Christmas Campaign. The first year in 1996, they were able to provide for 150 children and last year over 16,000 children and their families were assisted with food, new clothing, hygiene items, new toys and more. The 2010 Mission of Hope Christmas campaign runs from Friday, November 19, through Monday, December 6. Look for the Mission of Hope blue barrels at participating Food City, Chick-fil-A, Kmart, Home Federal, Sears, Knoxville TVA Employees Credit Union, CVS and Valvoline locations.