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St Josephs Primary School Carnacavill

Road of Hope Shoe Box Appeal

It's nearly that time of year again...Ho Ho Ho! πŸŽ…πŸΌ 🀢🏼 🎁

We are continuing to work with Road of Hope and taking part in the shoebox appeal this year after its superb success in previous years. Road of Hope is a cross community charity that donates gift filled Christmas Shoeboxes to the desperately underprivileged in Eastern Europe. Last year, we donated over 100 shoeboxes and the charity donated 11,000 in total.

All shoeboxes are to be delivered to school by Tuesday 23rd October 2018. Shoeboxes can be left in the main foyer of the school. 

How to pack a shoebox?

Choose a shoe box - not a boot box
Paper lid and box separately
Secure with elastic band
DO NOT SEAL - customs may inspect

What should I send?

Wash - Soap, face cloth, sponge, toothbrush, toothpaste.

Write - Pencils, pens, sharpener, notebook, small colouring book.

Wear - Hat, scarf, gloves, socks, new underwear, hair accessories, jewellery.

Play - Cars, doll, ball, skipping rope, travel games, dominoes, recorder, harmonica, playing cards.

Cuddle - Small cuddly toy

Eat - Sweets, chocolate (check the sell by date.)

Elderly - Thermal wear, first-aid kit, Vaseline, sewing kit, candles, safety pins, playing cards, hand lotion, shaving kit, nail scissors, notebook & pen.

Transport Costs:

To cover transport costs, place £2 in your box or pay online via

For any further questions, please feel free to contact Miss O'Hare (P6) or Mrs Fitzpatrick (P5.)


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Thank you to Gavin Martin of Magnetic North Drone Photography for providing such splendid views of our school grounds and stunning surroundings.



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