Ambulance units across southern Manitoba will be visiting schools this morning to pick up important parcels.

The units will be picking up Operation Christmas Child Boxes from various schools in the region.

Paramedic and organizer for the Altona area , Julie Remple, says Altona EMS will begin their run at Parkside Junior High in Altona, then to Gretna Elementary, and finish in Emerson.

Remple says in the afternoon the ambulance units from across the region will gather on Portage Avenue and travel to the east end of Winnipeg with lights and sirens on, to deliver the packages to a church.