This year Teams4U aim to distribute 50,000 shoeboxes
to try to make Christmas a little more special for those who have so little.
"Women have turned up at refuges without shoes before now." Refuges seemed the ideal place to offer the shoeboxes
, and it soon became clear that the women staying there were incredibly grateful to receive then and not just because they were a nice gift to have.
CLAUS FOR CELEBRATION Little girl opens her shoebox
Pupils in all-year groups showed their generosity by donating essentials which were packed into the shoeboxes
before being dispersed to children who are suffering due to political, social and economic issues in their own countries.
Donors are asked to fill shoeboxes
with gifts such as toys, hygiene items, school supplies and sweets (but not chocolate), as well as providing PS3 to cover the cost of shipping.
Highfield Funeral Service on Trinity Street, Huddersfield, is asking businesses, community groups and residents to donate shoeboxes
filled with any of these items to be given to families who may be facing difficulties this Christmas.
| For more details visit Facebook page Project Shoebox
"We are ready to supply the additional number of the shoeboxes
if necessary," Salahi said.
For a full list of suitable items visit www.samaritanspurse.org.uk/whatwedo/operation-christmaschild/ Wrapping If you are wrapping your shoebox
yourself don't forget to wrap the box and it's lid separately so that the volunteers can double check the contents.
was started three years ago by the sorority, in partnership with the Philippine Army, in Camp Nakar in Lucena City.
The team are hoping that Daily Post readers will pack a gift-filled shoebox
for them this Christmas.
That's a question which Ged Finnegan, co-owner of Penarth's newest independent shoe shop, My ShoeBox
, has often asked himself over the past year.