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Applications for 2024 will open on 2nd April and close on 25th April 2024

How to apply to receive Shoeboxes for the children in your care – 

1. Login here or above, using your same email address or cell phone number you used previously
2. If you’ve forgotten your password, select Forgot Password
3. If you do not yet have an online profile with Santa Shoebox (SSP), instead select Register Here
4. Complete the Application Form – you are able to make changes
5. When all 5 steps of the Application Form are complete, select Submit – no further changes will be possible
6. Incomplete applications will not be considered
7. All applications are assessed against several criteria and SSP representatives may ask for additional information
8. An application is not a guarantee that the children in your care will receive Santa Shoeboxes
9. The Project receives applications for more than three times the number of Shoeboxes than it is able to distribute
10. By mid-June you will receive an SMS confirming whether your applications has been successful


    1. The following criteria may be taken into consideration when assessing the facility:
    1. • Are there donors and sponsors to fulfill the application?
    1. • Is this a rural facility?
    1. • Has the facility received Santa Shoeboxes before?
    1. • Does the facility receive any other support?
    1. • Is the application in line with the Projects ambitions and objectives?
    1. • Is the facility able to meet the custodian agreement i.e. are they able to ensure that the specially made Santa Shoebox is safely received by the agreed recipient child on behalf of the donor and sponsors.
    1. • Has the facility received before? There is a Rotation Policy in place, ensuring that we reach as many vulnerable children as possible.
    1. • Do the schools near your Sunday School or Community Centre receive shoeboxes for the children in their care?

    See the About section to understand how your facility should fit into the Santa Shoebox Projects’ goals and objectives and carefully read our Terms and Conditions to ensure that you are willing and able to comply with them.


    An initiative of the JOG Trust IT2671/2009 | PBO-930031301 | NPO 102-098