Return / Collection of Filled Boxes


If you have received your boxes from a local Rotary Club or other organisation, please contact them first to arrange for them to collect your boxes locally.

We can only collect our own completed shoeboxes (see picture)   Minimum collection 25 boxes
You have several ways of returning filled boxes to us, and it will depend on where your boxes are stored. They should ALL be ready, and in one venue if collection is required.

  • Deliver to a local  warehouse
  • Deliver to our new warehouse in Oldham

The warehouse is not managed all the time so you would need arrange an appointment by phoning:
Nigel Danby on 01706 643241 (weekdays 9am – 4pm)

Rotary Shoebox Scheme
Buckley Transport, The Old Gasworks
Higginshaw Lane, Oldham OL2 6HQ                      ( What 3 Words: booth, branded, react )

  • Or complete a request for collection by us SEE BELOW
Box dimensions: L 30.5cm (12″) x W 15cm (6″) x D 12.5cm (5″)

We are now able to arrange collection of completed boxes for return to our new warehouse

For those supporters who have have arranged collections before please be aware we have made changes to the arranging collection process

You will now need to open an account by clicking the link above, and once that has been completed you will be able to arrange collection of completed boxes when required.

Under no circumstances try delivering them back to our old warehouse at International Aid Trust, Muche  Hoole, Preston as it is CLOSED

If you have monies to send to the scheme, you can transfer by:
BACS – Bank code 40 52 40  
and Account ref: 00022754
Please email: 
to inform us of your payment

or send a cheque payable to Rotary Shoebox Scheme with details of who you are to: Shoebox Treasurer, 
10 Greenshank Close, Rochdale OL11 5QE .
Thank you

Please do not under any circumstances give cash to the carrier when boxes are collected, as they are not employees of the Rotary Shoebox Scheme.

If you are from Channel Islands, Dorset, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and part of Wiltshire (Amesbury, Salisbury, Wilton)

Please be aware another Shoebox Scheme is also in operation as well, which is not part of the Rotary Shoebox Scheme, but managed by Rotary District 1110 and you can contact them by emailing:
(They operate with actual shoe boxes and only at Christmas)