Meet the Team

Head Office Team

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These incredible volunteers are implementing the project in their towns this year:

Adele Langley
JHB South Sub Coordinator
I joined Santa Shoebox because Santa is very busy! I thought I’d help out.
Adelene Niemach
Ladysmith Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because … I love the project.
Adrie Ferreira
Port Elizabeth Sub Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I love kids.
Alexes Taylor
Namibia Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because love and kindness are the foundation to every child’s future.
Amor Van Der Westhuizen
Vredendal Sub Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I want to give back to my community. I want to let the children know they are not forgotten, there are people who are willing to help them.
Aniel Dekker
Bluff Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because…the time is now.
Annalie Lundi
Bloemfontein Coordinator
I joined Santa Shoebox Project because I believe everyone should try to make a difference. Being a teacher and seeing the need for love and belonging, this is the perfect project to be involved in.
Anne Stocks
Krugersdorp Sub Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Box Project because I wanted to be part of something that brings joy and hope to our youth.
Anne-Marie Brits
Beaufort West Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project to fill my life with the joy of helping children that have less than others.
Antje Seymour
Somerset West & Stellenbosch Sub Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project to give back to my community and help some of the children experience the joy of Christmas.
Ashley Squara
JHB Flagship Sub Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I wanted to become more involved in giving back to the community
Carol Maclennan
Somerset West & Stellenbosch Sub Coordinator
I joined Santa Shoebox because, while I loved making up the boxes, after volunteering for a few hours at a drop off about 5 years ago, I was hooked. It has become an important part of my life, seeing those faces at the celebration parties makes me want to do more.
Carol Wright
JHB South Sub Coordinator
I joined Santa Shoebox because after retiring from teaching I needed to do something to help make children happy.
Cassidee Nel
JHB East Sub Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I know that the only way to change the world is through love. By volunteering I can spread love throughout the country.
Cathy Holdsworth
Port Elizabeth Sub Coordinator
I joined Santa Shoebox Project because I want to make a difference in the lives of underprivileged children.
Celest le Roux
Krugersdorp Sub Coordinator
I joined SSB because I feel passionate about underprivileged children in our community and with SSB I can see the difference a special gift makes to a deserving child. I have been part of SSB for past 5 years and hope to be part of it for many more.  
Celia Els
Jhb South Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I get immense joy and satisfaction out of helping others.
Chanique Zwartz
Cape Town Northern Suburbs Sub Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because they do absolutely amazing work and I want to be part of the joy it brings to children!
Chantal Coffin
JHB East Sub Coordinator
I joined Santa’s shoebox because I love helping and giving – especially when it involves children!
Chantal Motilall
Umhlanga Sub Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I want to instill a sense of hope into our children, by showing them that love & kindness are far greater than their circumstances. And that a beautiful and bright future is indeed possible.
Christelle Du Toit
Port Elizabeth Sub Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I get to put a smile on a child’s face.
Claudette Jordaan
Bloemfontein Sub Coordinator
I joined Santa Shoebox Project because every small deed does make a difference in a child’s life.
Claudette Jugmohan
Mokopane Sub Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I want to be part of the movement that shares joy
Dara Migliore
JHB East Sub Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I believe it is a wonderful initiative and provides a great opportunity to spread love and goodwill to children countrywide.
Debbie Stork
JHB South Sub Coordinator
I joined Santa Shoebox because of all the joy it brings to the kids. Very rewarding.
Deidre Bevan
Empangeni Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because it is a wonderful opportunity for our Interact Club and school, St. Catherine’s, to serve our community.
Denise Mclearie
JHB South Sub Coordinator
Dorette Nel
Pretoria East Centurion Coordinator
I joined Santa Shoebox Project because I believe children are our future and investing in them today will pay off tomorrow.
Gerda Peuckert
Secunda Coordinator
I joined Santa Shoebox Project because I wanted to make a difference in a child’s life, see their eyes sparkle and to teach them the gift of  giving.
Henriette Biesenbach
Hermanus Coordinator
I joined Santa Shoebox Project because of all the happiness it brings.
Ilse Seynhaeve
Paarl & Wellington Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project when I realised that the area where I live was not part of the project yet. I could not let this happen.
Janri du Plessis
Kimberley Coordinator
I joined Santa Shoebox Project because I love gift giving and now I can not only help do so on a large scale, but I can be part of the celebration and happiness associated with this project around Christmas time.
Jessica Pereira
JHB East Sub Coordinator
I joined Santa Shoebox Project because what better way to restore faith in the lives of our beautiful country’s future leaders than by surprising them with boxes filled with all the supplies they need. I believe it is the little reminder they too are special and loved, and so capable of achieving anything they set their minds to.
Johan Le Roux
Bloemfontein Sub Coordinator
I joined Santa Shoebox Project because all children deserve a chance to be happy.
Juanita Africa
Cape Town Sub Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because there is something about a child’s smile when they receive the box that makes my heart explode into a trillion pieces.
Juanita Wachter
Bethlehem Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I want to make a difference. I want to share love and hope with the children & teach them to do the same to others.
Judith Brink
Somerset West & Stellenbosch Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because there is a need and I have the time to help.
Julia Hogarth
Jhb West Sub Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I want to give under-privileged children a gift at Christmas.
Karen Bufe
Somerset West & Stellenbosch Sub Coordinator
I joined Santa Shoebox Project because being on the team allows me the opportunity to spread generosity and love, one box at a time💛
Kate Butlin
Howick Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I may not be able to change a child’s whole life but I want to make them feel special even just for a day.
Kerry Hofmeyer
JHB Flagship Sub Coordinator
I joined Santa Shoebox because I love Christmas and the gift of giving.
Kerry-Ann Strange
JHB East Sub Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I realised that I could take my time and use it towards giving love to God’s Children who don’t always get the essentials, love and attention that I have been blessed with. This amazing project allows you to give a happy box of goodies and necessities to an under-privilege child and they may too feel happiness and love.
Kim Imrie
Graaff Reinet Sub Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because it provides an opportunity to help  
Kitty Viljoen
Graaff Reinet Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I think it’s a great initiative and I enjoy giving and making people happy.
Lara Campher
Bethlehem Sub Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I absolutely love kids and what more can you ask for other than seeing a big smile on a less privileged child’s face!
Leen Van-Roey
Somerset West & Stellenbosch Sub Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I want to make a difference.
Leigh Nunes
Bloemfontein Sub Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I think it’s an amazing initiative, what a privilege to touch the lives of so many children and make them feel special and loved.
Liesel McCarthy
Jhb Flagship Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because there’s so much work to be done, and joy and love to be spread in SA & Nam; what an honour to do it with people with the same vision and focus!
Lisa Douglas
Durban Central Coordinator
I joined The Santa Shoebox Project because I wanted to make a difference in kids lives.
Lizl Du Preez
Bethlehem Sub Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I have a heart for children, especially those in a difficult environment.
Lorin Van Jaarsveldt
JHB East Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because investing in Children has the highest return. The smile of a child who has received a gift which is more than the materialistic box we see goes deeper!
Louise Groenewald
Polokwane Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I want to make a difference.
Lynda Blake
Cape Town Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I want to give back.
Lynn Goldberg
Pretoria East Sub Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project in 2012 because I wanted to make a difference in the lives of under privileged children in SA.
Margaret Hofmeyr
Ladybrand Coordinator
I  joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I am passionate about giving to our wonderful children who are less fortunate than ourselves.
Margi Newton
Port Elizabeth Sub Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project to contribute more to a charity that has proved it makes a tangible difference in the lives of young people in SA.
Mariette Terblanche
Sub Coordinator Port Elizabeth
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I have a passion for children and love to put a smile on their faces. I believe that giving is more rewarding than receiving and love to be a part of the Positive Influence in the world.
Marlene Agrella
JHB South Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I want to be a part of sharing a little Christmas magic with children that would not normally have that magic in their lives.
Megan Adamson
Bloemfontein Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I have always loved Christmas and the sense of magic around the season, Santa Shoebox gives us the opportunity to spread magic and joy to those who are less fortunate. I can think of no better way to celebrate the season.
Meghann Bouwer
Riversdale Coordinator
I joined Santa Shoebox because because giving is in my genes.
Melissa Lee
Umhlanga Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I wanted to part of an organisation bringing joy to kids with a box of gifts especially for them, given with love by a complete stranger!
Michele Engelmann
Krugersdorp Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I really wanted to get involved with an organisation where all the donations collected would directly benefit the child in need.
Miekie Lindeque
Krugersdorp Sub Coordinator
I joined Santa Shoebox to spread the love of Christ to those less fortunate.
Natalie Smith
Ballito Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I love the heart of this Project & I can be an active part of the giving of gifts to underprivileged children.
Natasha Buys
Vredendal Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I wanted to do something to help people in need.
Nicole Weier
JHB West Randburg Coordinator
I joined Santa shoebox Project to make little hearts happy and create big and small smiles.
Petru Koch
Welkom Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because to give is better than to receive!
Rose Wright
Graaff Reinet Sub Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I have an absolute love and passion for children and a huge sense of community, a burning need within me to do for the greater good. There are so many very desperate and sad stories in our district and area, what a privilege to have an opportunity to participate in making a difference in some of their lives.
Rozel Pretorius
Krugersdorp Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I wanted to make a difference in other peoples lives.
Sharon Halliday Hattingh
Pretoria East Sub Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I wanted to show the young generation that people still care about them, that their lives are valuable and that they have the right to share in joy and happiness, and peace, of the festive season.
Sonja Pedall
Cape Town Coordinator
I joined Santa Shoebox because I want to make a difference.
Suzanne Coetzee
Pretoria East Sub Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I truly believe if you make a difference to one little heart, it might change the world for them. And to witness those happy little hearts for yourself, is something words can’t describe.
Trudie Van Der Merwe
Richards Bay Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project for the love of children and seeing them happy
Wilme Heynes
Port Elizabeth Sub Coordinator
I joined the Santa Shoebox Project because I believe that if everyone would “give back” just a little bit, the world would be a much better place to live in, and any change I want to see, starts with me. It doesn’t have to be monetary, even an hour or two of your time, once a year, makes a difference.

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