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Rotary Shoe Box Appeal

posted 29 Nov 2018, 02:16 by Karen Maggs

This year we are taking part in the Chepstow Rotary Shoebox Scheme.  Donated items are sent in shoe boxes to poorer people in Eastern Europe.  Please return by 5th December 2018.

Please send in your items and Year 6 will pack them at school.


If you would like your own box, please request one from the Office.

Boxes can be filled with:

·         Babies 0 - 3

Baby clothes, small soft toys, rattle, teething toys, cot blanket, shawl, hats, baby shampoo, baby lotion.

·         Small children 3 - 5

Soft toys, plastic toys, toy cars, picture books, colouring books, pens, pencils, hats, scarves gloves, T-shirts, balls, vests, socks

·         Primary school children 6 - 11

Toys, toy vehicles, colouring books, picture books, notebooks, pens, pencils, hats, gloves, scarves, hair slides, hair bands, T-shirts, tops, vests, socks, pencil cases. Games - no batteries.

·         Teenagers 12 - 18

Baseball, tennis ball, T-shirts, tops, football/rugby shirts, hats, gloves, scarves, pens pencils, toiletries, shampoo, shower gel, toothbrush, toothpaste, hair ornaments, underclothes, card games, other games which don’t need batteries

·         Adults

Shirts, tops, hats, gloves, scarves, toiletries, pens, pencils, notebooks, washing powder, face cloths, hand towels, toothbrush, toothpaste.

This list is by no means exhaustive. You may be able to think of many other things!

Items don’t have to be new, but must be in good condition

NO food or sweets. No political material. No toy guns.

There is also a request for a £1 or £2 donation towards the cost of fuel