Since 1993, Operation Christmas Child has collected and delivered more than 157 million gift-filled shoeboxes
to children in more than 160 countries and territories.
? The Firs Prep School have once again supported the Teams4U Christmas Shoebox
The pair decided to separate them out into shoeboxes
which could then be donated to worthy causes.
' also contain a special token and a personal message from the donor.
She joined in the latest "simple and effective" shoebox
appeal to help disadvantaged youngsters.
The class helped pack the van with 270 shoeboxes
making their way to Lithuania.
brand is surprising, irreverent and sometimes edgy, so it was a natural fit for us to partner with Funny or Die," said Sarah Tobaben, creative director of Shoebox
In a similar vein, Christian humanitarian aid organization Samaritan's Purse is running another initiative to distribute shoebox
presents all over the world.
A FUNERAL directors has teamed up with Huddersfield Rotary Club to organise a collection of Shoeboxes
containing tinned and dried foods, Christmas goodies, toys and toiletries.
This is the third year Mali has organised Project Shoebox
. The number of boxes collected increased from 372 to more than 1,200 in the second year so she is now hoping to raise even more this Christmas.
Last year, some 3,800 pairs of shoes were collected, Mahmud Salahi said, adding, "We have already prepared 10,000 shoeboxes
, but it is projected that 15,000 pairs will be collected this year."
| If you don't have time to go out |shopping and donate a box locally you can also build a box online at www.shoeboxworld.co.uk The Box You will need an empty mediumsized shoebox
to put your items in and some festive, brightly coloured wrapping paper.