Shoebox Hope

Home » News » Shoebox Hope
AMC Link to hope
AMC Link to Hope 16

Can you fill a shoebox with little Christmas gifts for a family or elderly person? Can you do it by November 4th? This is the date by which Margaret Miskin needs them to be part of the Link to Hope Shoebox Appeal. The charity's aims are to help the poorest and most marginalised in several Eastern European countries, through education and social care and to change lives by releasing communities out of poverty. They deal directly with trusted partners who deliver the aid directly to the people that need it. They therefore see results very quickly and are very proud that money is not wasted and every penny that is given counts.
You could team up with a friend, or Margaret Miskin is happy to take money donations to do the shopping for you — donations of £2 would also be welcome to tape to those shoeboxes towards transport, etc. As soon as you have completed them, let Margaret have them or bring them into the Church office for her. Margaret has some spare boxes if you need one — telephone Aylesbury 422919.
For a list of suggested contents and videos of how to fill the boxes, click here.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

AMc Dee & Family 4 3
Posted: Fri 19 Jan 5:00am

It was a real pleasure to see our former Baptismal Roll Secretary Dee Murisa at last Sunday's morning service. Over from Oz to see family and friends, she brought baby Eliana and Evan, who is seen here with his J Team friend Joshua Paranthaban.Husband Raymond was left slaving away on the other side of the globe and we send him our, "Wish you were here" greeting. Whilst Dee and the...

AMC Alfan llogo
Alfons & Anne Hanson: Wed 17 Jan 5:00am

The Alfan Foundation is back and hosting another musical fundraising event, again with an amazing range of musicians, all highly talented. Our musicians this time include: flautist, guitarists, band, pianists, and more! It will be held on Saturday 24th February, at 7.30pm in Aylesbury Methodist Church. The funds raised will support teacher workshops and the shipment of...

advent, candles, church
Posted: Tue 16 Jan 5:00am

Action for Children and Christian Aid both benefitted from our Christmas services by over £1,200. The Action for Children collections were £162.85 for the Christingle service and £456.81 for the Christmas morning service. Christian Aid collections were £463.90 at the Candlelit Carol Service and £138.68 at the Midnight Communion.The amounts were an increase on...