Christmas Shoe Box Appeal

Our 2021 Christmas shoe box appeal is now underway.


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We need people to help us fill shoeboxes to give to families in need this Christmas? You could help by either providing items or by filling boxes, which we will supply. In either case you will be given a list of suitable contents.

If you can help, please contact Trish using the form below. With your assistance let's see if we can better last year's tremendous effort, which you can read about below.

Alternatively, you can make a cash donation here. Please put  "Shoeboxes in the "add a note" section.

Our 2020 Christmas shoe box appeal was highly successful.

We delivered a final count of 269 Shoeboxes to Pastor Mark Chenery of Queensbury Life Church recently. Each shoebox contained either toys, items suitable for teenagers or household items and were marked accordingly..

This was a superb effort and the response not only from our members, but from our friends, relatives and the local community, was amazing. Whilst we can't mention everyone, particular mention must be made of Katie Ainley who, with the help of many friends, donated over one hundred of the Shoeboxes, the staff and pupils of Shibden Head Primary Academy who filled 35 shoeboxes, Tesco Queensbury for allowing us to use their store as a collection point and last but not least Bradford Ravens cheerleading team at Bradford University who organised a collection amongst their members. 

The appeal was organised by our Community Team Leader Tony Caunt and was coordinated by Trish Greenwood.

Pastor Mark was delighted to receive the boxes and said  " This will make such a difference to a great number of families in the Queensbury area who are suffering financial hardship and will be particularly welcome during the upcoming festive season".

Katie Ainley said she was "overwhelmed by the generosity of so many people from different walks of life and it is an eye opener to the work being done in the community by Rotary in the Bradford area".

Rotary Club president Richard Greenwood commented that he was "pleasantly surprised by the response to the appeal which not only will benefit so many needy families in the Queensbury area but showcased the work that Rotary continues to do on so many levels in Bradford."

 

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