Shoebox Appeal Christmas 2018

The last few weeks of December at The Y have been crazy-busy, with some wonderful human beings showing us just how much good there really is in the world! We received approximately 500 shoeboxes containing; gifts, toiletries, sweet treats, stationary, hats, scarves and all manner of marvelousness! These shoeboxes were/will be distributed to all residents, with the surplus, going on to help support our young people throughout the year. We were absolutely blown away by people’s kindness and generosity and have made some great new contacts for the future.

Donors include:

  • Beauchamp College
  • Judgemeadow Community College
  • The Cedars Academy
  • WQE College
  • Leicester City Young People’s Council
  • Hamilton RMET
  • Stephenson College
  • St. Leonards Church Ladies Group Swithland
  • Leicester Grammar School
  • Sainsburys
  • Wreake Valley Sixth Form

There were also some individual donors and local groups. Apologies to anyone we have missed but we have been overwhelmed with them all, Incredible!

We wish you all Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year AND you know where to find us if you fancy taking on a challenge… or organising your own event!

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