Presentation on theme: "Team Hope is…… an Irish Christian, international development aid charity Christmas Shoebox Appeal All year round Community Development Projects "— Presentation transcript:
Team Hope is…… an Irish Christian, international development aid charity Christmas Shoebox Appeal All year round Community Development Projects International Sponsorship Programme Make a Difference Gift Catalogue Summer Work Teams Full details on These are some of the many things we do!
Christmas Shoebox Appeal Last Christmas 163,513 children received a gift-filled shoebox from Ireland For many of them it was the only Christmas present they received! + = YOU
Where do your boxes go? Eastern Europe Albania Armenia Croatia Kosova Moldova Romania Ukraine Africa Burundi Congo D.R Lesotho Malawi Rwanda Swaziland
What can I put in my box? W RITE something to write with W ASH something to wash with W EAR something to wear W OW ! something to go ‘wow’ at !
What can I put in my box? Write Items for school – Most of the children who will get your boxes don’t have any of these ! Pen pencil, sharpener, eraser, copy book, paper, colouring book, felt pens, solar calculator
What can I put in my box? Wash Something to wash with – When you don’t have enough money to buy food, all of these are luxuries toothbrush, toothpaste, facecloth, comb, soap (wrapped), hairbrush
What can I put in my box? Wear Something to wear – They love these (warm clothes included) – even in Africa ! hat, gloves, scarf, mittens, underwear socks
What can I put in my box? Wow Something to go WOW at! Sunglasses, Sweets, Make-up, Yo-yo Ball Inflatable toys Loom bands
What NOT to put in my box? food medicine war related items large clothing items liquids anything breakable sharp items books with words
A hospital in Croatia
A school in Swaziland
An orphanage in Ukraine
A community in Burundi
Your shoebox gift will be given into the hands of a needy child, irrespective of their race, religion, ethnicity or background. The only criteria for receiving a shoebox is the need of the child. Thank you for making a difference ! Find out more or watch our shoebox DVD on