Rotary Shoeboxes will bring joy to many this Christmas

Staff and pupils at local schools and Scout groups have been busy filling shoeboxes as part of Knaresborough Rotary’s annual collection for orphanages and children’s homes in Eastern Europe.


Staff and pupils at local schools and Scout groups have been busy filling shoeboxes as part of Knaresborough Rotary’s annual collection for orphanages and children’s homes in Eastern Europe. 

Knaresborough Rotarians were at Boroughbridge High School recently to collect 108 shoeboxes assembled by staff and pupils. Headteacher Miss K. Stephenson, sixth form mentor Mrs A. Rainbow, Head Boy Callum Anderson, sixth form student & listener Calista Stamos, year 7 pupils Libby Garrington, Rhys Halsall, Mason Hope and Abigail Maw were all on hand to present the shoeboxes

Shoeboxes have also been collected from Roecliffe C of E Primary School, Queen Mary’s School Topcliffe, Marton Primary School, Queen Ethelburga’s College and Boroughbridge Scouts.

Each box is labelled with an indication as to whether the contents are for a boy, girl, young child, teenager or adult.