Because of the generosity of donors in Nokomis and across the United States, Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan's Purse, collected more than 8.8 million shoeboxes
The Christmas Shoebox
appeal, which started six years ago, provides shoeboxes
from school children in the UK as stocking fillers for Romanian, Bosnian, Belarus and Ukrainian orphans.
treat for women She set up the initiative alongside make-up artist Lynette Page-Collin when they had a surplus of beauty products in the run-up to Christmas last year, items they knew could go to deserving homes.
is an annual outreach activity spearheaded by the BSP Employees Association Inc., and is now on its fourth year.
John promoted the shoebox
appeal through the Michaela Foundation, a charity he co-founded in memory of his late first wife who was murdered on their honeymoon in Mauritius in 2011.
Pat has travelled to areas where shoeboxes
are given and was happy to share her experiences and pictures and also take filled boxes members had collected.
The S3 ASDAN class organised a coffee morning to help raise funds for the delivery of shoeboxes
packed with gifts for needy children this Christmas.
Hallmark produced the top 12 cards for the Shoebox
Funny or Die card collection.
Cantonian High School in Fairwater is leading the way by launching its 2016 Shoebox
Appeal for homeless people in South Wales.
Anyone wanting to donate a shoebox
should call Highfield's on 01484 428243 to arrange a collection or drop your gift into Highfield Funeral Service, West Croft, 144 Trinity Street Huddersfield, HD1 4DT between 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday.
A Facebook group called Project Shoebox
Cardiff 2016 aims to gain as many donations as possible.
As the new school year kicked off September 22, Tehranis were being asked to donate 10,000 pairs of shoes under a scheme called "Shoebox
" for underprivileged students.
You can drop your shoebox
off at either the warehouse in Holystone Industrial Estate, off Argyle Street, Hebburn, between 9.15am and 3.30pm, Monday to Friday, or at Shoe Zone in Viking Shopping Centre, Jarrow.
Organizers of Project Shoebox
, a gift-giving campaign of a college sorority and the Philippine Army that has so far benefited nearly a quarter million public schoolchildren, have decided that they will be reaching out next to those outside of the box but close enough to it.
gift can provide them with toys, hygiene items and school supplies that will really help to make a difference."