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For news about our Supporters and Shoebox activities


03Aug 2016

Thanks to Tesco for donating 241 litres of diesel fuel to the lorry driven by Gareth Hughes to Romania & Back in April. The trailer carried 12,950 shoeboxes full of gifts to five of our distributors in the North West of Romania and were given to children, teenagers, adults & families. Their donation powered the […]

09Jul 2016

Lewis Wilson who is one of the best known faces of the charity retired from the Rotary Shoe Box Scheme on 30th June. Lewie became involved with us in the late 90s and drove his first overseas load for us to Romania in 1999. Since then he has taken many Rotary shoebox deliveries to Romania […]

06Jul 2016

THANK YOU – 43,060 boxes delivered in the last 12 Months All due to the great continued support you give us. Where have they gone – visit ‘Deliveries’ above

07Apr 2016

Not much room for “Shoeby” when he traveled with the latest shipment to Romania this week in the back of the trailer

17Feb 2016

The latest delivery of 16,192 boxes full of gifts from the Rotary Shoebox Scheme, arrived today in Romania and then goes on to Moldova. Moldova delivery is boxes for Girls & Boys 3,648, Teenagers 1,516, Household for senior citizens & families 1,735 and Baby 240 Romania delivery is boxes for Girls & Boys 5,218, Teenagers […]

12Feb 2016
  • Alex is disabled from birth, blind and mentally ill. Mum looks after him on her own.

On 14th December 2015 our Christmas delivery of 14,220 shoeboxes arrived in Ukraine and were delivered as below Rehabilitation centres, orphanages, charities, houses for elderly people, poor families, disabled people, boarding schools, prison service and Christmas actions in towns and villages in Ukraine Thank you to all those that supported us to make this possible

04Feb 2016

Members from Preston Guild and Preston Rotary sorting boxes last Monday. Their support is really appreciated

19Jan 2016

Helen Sanford visited the warehouse last Friday. She is a leader of the Bath University volunteers who have supported the Shoebox Scheme over several years.