Carre’s Grammar School took part in the Shoebox Appeal for Operation Christmas Child again this year.
Many forms donated enough gifts, toys, clothing, stationery and toiletries for several boxes. The boxes varied in content, with boys and girls, young and old catered for.
Operation Christmas Child ask for a donation of £3 per box which helps to cover UK transportation, overseas shipping and promotion, with any surplus going to the work of the charity, Samaritans Purse. Many teachers paid this amount online, which means that they now have a code to track where their box goes.
In total the school collected 41 boxes of donated goods for less fortunate children in other countries.
Operation Christmas Child website is: www.samaritans-purse.org.uk