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St Josephs Primary School Carnacavill
Confirmation will take place on Thursday 5th March at 11:00am. School closes for all pupils at 2:00pm
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Shoebox Appeal

27th Sep 2019

"Not all of us can do great things, but we can all do small things with great love" - Mother Theresa

We are continuing to work with Road of Hope and taking part in the Shoebox Appeal this year after its excellent 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. 

Children can start bringing in their shoeboxes from Tuesday 1st October onwards. All shoeboxes are to be delivered to school by Wednesday 23rd October 2019. 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 in P.6.