How can I donate?
You are able to donate in a number of ways to The Shoebox Fairies
Monetary donations via our Charity PayPal account
By sponsoring a Virtual Shoebox
By donating a Shoebox yourself
By donating your time and becoming a Shoebox Fairy Volunteer.
Virtual Shoebox Donations
If you are stretched for time of stuck for ideas why not let one of our Shoebox Fairy team members put a box together for you? You can sponsor a shoebox and select who you would like your recipient to be.
Where do my donations go?
Monetary donations will go towards supplementary items for our boxes, storage, transport and distribution costs.
Shoebox donations are forwarded to third party organisations which have been approved by The Shoebox Fairies Trustee Board.
If you are a charity, organisation or community group who would like to find out more about the project or would like to apply to become a Registered Shoebox Recipient then please get in touch using the Contact Form below.
Donation of Goods and Services
If you are the owner of a business and would like to donate to us in some way then please get in touch!
We are always on the look out for donations of items to fill our boxes and all contributions are appreciated. Bulk items of toiletries, confectionary, cosmetic item, socks and other goodies make fantastic contributions to our shoeboxes. We are also on the hunt for wrapping supplies, greetings cards and you've guessed it - SHOEBOXES!
As a charity we aim to keep our expenditure low so that our funds can go where they are needed most. If you feel that you are able to offer services such as help with transportation, printing, advertising or IT services then please let us know using the Contact Form below. If you have any other suggestions of a way you think you may be able to help The Shoebox Fairies then please let us know!
We are also on the look out for extra storage space for our donations - particularly over the Festive period. If you think you may be able to help then we can put you in touch with your local Regional Coordinator.
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There are many way that businesses can get involved in supporting The Shoebox Fairies from monetary donations to marketing campaigns. You may wish to encourage your department, region or even whole company to be involved in donating and taking part in our annual Christmas Shoebox Appeal. Over the festive period you may wish to volunteer to be a "Fairy for a Day" and assist with our inspection and distribution efforts.
Funds received through philanthropic donations are used to support volunteers and our campaigns , as well as covering the costs of transportation, storage and distribution.
Whats in it for you?
Making a positive impact in the local communities where you do business
Providing employees with meaningful and fun volunteering opportunities
Good PR and branding opportunities
Taking part in a worthwhile cause and making a difference!
If you are interested in supporting or sponsoring The Shoebox Fairies through your business then please get in touch using the Contact Form below!