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 www.teamhope.ie 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
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 www.teamhope.ie