Posted: October 2016
November 4th is the date that filled Shoeboxes of Hope need to be handed in for collection and distribution to the needy children, elderly people and families in Eastern Europe. If you saw our earlier post on this and planned to act, you still have time. We hear that Wilkos can be a useful, low-cost source of many of the items suggested. (Other shops are also available as they say!)
For a reminder of ideas on what to put in the shoeboxes, click here. Please drop off completed boxes to the church office or telephone Margaret Miskin on 01296 422919.
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