The Shoebox Fairies are an independent UK charity based in Wigan hoping to spread the sparkle and joy of giving one shoebox at a time.
Collecting donations for families experiencing financial or social difficulties, they package up the items into shoebox style hampers and deliver them across the borough.
How can I support The Shoebox Fairies?
The charity are currentlt in need of donations to help them make up their baby boxes.
They particularly need:
- Knitted blankets
- Maternity pads
- Newborn nappies
- Nursing pad
- Baby wipes
- Baby wash
- Baby talc
- Baby oil
- Baby sponge
- Nappy cream
- Deodorant for mum
- Face mask for mum
- Knitted cardigan
- Newborn hat
- Newborn vests
You might also want to make a donation direct to The Shoebox Fairies, either as an individual, a company or a group (baby classes, knitting groups etc). The charity would love to hear from you if you are interested to know more.
There is also a The Shoebox Fairies Just Giving Page for anyone who wants to make a cash donation instead of items.
[caption id="attachment_13537" align="aligncenter" width="512"] An example of the shoeboxes being given to families in need.[/caption]
You can also volunteer for The Shoebox Fairies
You may be able to help collect donations, pack or deliver shoeboxes. If you have some time to spare, please get in touch.
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