At the beginning of each year Volunteers from around the country signup to run the Santa Shoebox Project in their town. One of the highlights of the annual campaign is the Drop Off.
The Drop Off:
- is an event when local donors who have pledged online, deliver their specially-made shoeboxes to a local sponsored venue on a specific date (these details are usually available from August)
- event takes place at approximately the end of October each year
- is run by Volunteers who scan and check every Shoebox to make sure all children at the facility have a Santa Shoebox with their name on it
After Drop Off, delivery/collection and the handing out of Santa Shoeboxes takes place, generally this happens in November taking into account storage, exams and school closing dates – all children must be present to receive their Santa Shoebox.
The map below indicates where the Santa Shoebox Project will take place this year.
Don’t fear – it is not too late to volunteer and get your town on the map!