Christmas Shoebox Appeal 2013

Team Hope is calling on schools, families, communities and businesses across Ireland to help turn just another day in a child’s life into something special. People are being asked to wrap an old shoebox with Christmas paper, fill with gifts for a child, attach €4 and bring it to any of the 300 drop off points across the country before November 11th.


Team Hope is aiming to deliver 200,000 shoeboxes from the island of Ireland into the hands of needy children in Africa, the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, whose families typically live on less than €1 per day. This year, seven new countries have asked for shoeboxes and for many children, it is the only Christmas present they will receive.

For more information about the Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal or to get involved visit Or follow Team Hope on Facebook and Twitter @TeamHopeIreland

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Jill is one of the co-founders of Mykidstime and a mum of 2 girls


  1. Daléne says:

    I missed the deadline of 11 Nov and have a shoe box ready. Do you know of any other organisations that collect Christmas shoe boxes as well?