Alan Shearer, Shay Given, Laurent Robert, Lomana LuaLua, Jermaine Jenas, Shola Ameobi and Oliver Bernard loaded their shoeboxes
full of goodies at St James' Park.
Nearly 10,000 gift-filled shoeboxes
were collected by Polar Ford which has a dealership in Huddersfield and other dealerships in its parent group Ford Retail, which has supported the charity for the past five years.
Teresa Tyers, of Heartlands Ford Tamworth, said: "It has been amazing to be involved in this campaign and we would like to thank everyone who dropped off the shoeboxes
Thousands of shoeboxes
full of treats are being sent from schools in Wales to Romania in time for Christmas with the help of Cardiff-based charity Support for Romania.
We showed you how to send Love in a Box to these forgotten children, packing shoeboxes
with festive gifts.
Last year 80 shoeboxes
were filled and this year there was an extra push to beat the record.
4) explains that the police raided the home of the general director of HalkBank, a state-owned bank, they found millions of dollars stuffed in empty shoeboxes
Students at The King's Academy and their families have been filling shoeboxes
for poor children in Eastern Europe and Africa, and those left homeless by the Philippines typhoon.
is partnering with Samaritan's Purse by packing gift-filled shoeboxes
for Operation Christmas Child.
A NATIONAL charity has thanked Heartlands Ford, based on Kingsbury Road, for its efforts in collecting hundreds of gift-filled shoeboxes
which have since been distributed to disadvantaged children in developing countries over Christmas.
The group hopes to convince the government to implement rent control and subsidize housing so people subjected to the claustrophobic conditions of shoeboxes
have a real chance to move into a proper apartment.
Operation Christmas Child, which distributes shoeboxes
to poor children abroad, has a depot at St James' Church at Meltham.
STAFF at the ECHO donated 78 gift-filled shoeboxes
to children living in poverty through the Shoebox Appeal.
When Ann, of Blyth in Northumberland, took to Facebook to ask for help putting together shoeboxes
to send to her son Andrew Raisbeck's regiment in Afghanistan this Christmas she was overwhelmed by the support.
Staff from the branch managed to collect shoeboxes
full of several necessary items for less fortunate people in the village of Agomesevah in Togo, West Africa.