Our shoe boxes are starting to come in! A big thank you to all of you who have returned shoe boxes already, it is much appreciated. If you are wanting to send one but have yet to return your box please be aware that the deadline for returned boxes will be Friday 6th November 2020.
Suggested items are:
TOYS- Include items that children will immediately embrace such as dolls or cuddly toys, toy trucks, harmonica, yo-yo, skipping rope, ball, small puzzles etc.
SCHOOL SUPPLIES-Pens, pencils & sharpeners, crayons or felt pens, stamps & ink pad sets, writing pads or notebooks & paper, solar calculators, colouring & picture books etc.
HYGIENE ITEMS-Toothbrush, bars of wrapped soap, comb or hairbrush, flannel.
Due to more stringent import regulations, toothpaste can no longer be included in shoeboxes.
OTHER ITEMS-Hat, cap, gloves or scarf, sunglasses, hair accessories, jewellery set, wind up torch, slinky spring, matchbox cars.
Due to more stringent import regulations, sweets can no longer be included in shoeboxes.
DO NOT INCLUDE
Used or damaged items; war-related items such as toy guns, knives or military figures; seeds; sweets, chocolate or food items; toothpaste, lotions or liquids including bubbles; medicines; playing cards of the 4-suit variety; religious or political literature; sharp or fragile items; books with mainly words.
We would love for as many children as possible to get involved. This is a wonderful opportunity for them to help make a real difference to the many under privileged children across the world who otherwise would not receive any gifts at Christmas time.
You can either decorate your own shoebox or we will have preprinted ones available in the office for a 50p donation. The boxes can be dropped off in the conservatory anytime up until Friday 6th November 2020.
Thank you for your ongoing support!