Category Archives: Christmas Shoebox Appeal

Roads closed ahead so sitting tight

Roads remain closed due to snow and ice. No option but to sit wait and hope. Advertisements

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Finally reached our destination

Finally road sort of cleared and limped into Shumen our final delivery point. Exhausted of Hailsham

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Cold very cold

High winds have subsided and clear skies. Cold very cold. Weather wise this year has proved challenging to say the least. Roads here are not good. The van is blessed with winter tyres and snow chains so not been a … Continue reading

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White out

Weather has taken a turn for the worse. Snow and strong winds have proved treacherous. Roads closed in romania and bulgaria with tail back of poor lorry drivers for miles. Managed to get over the border into bulgaria but halted … Continue reading

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Shoebox deliveries update

2000 miles covered through snow and freezing temperatures. Shoe boxes. Warm clothing. Medical supplies. Computer equipment and more delivered. Back on the road today leaving romania for bulgaria. Well recieved and folk grateful for your support. Ruth doing well excellent … Continue reading

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Shoebox 2011 Update – Thank You!

Disabled children in Bulgaria, the elderly and disadvantaged in Eastern Europe and UK all benefitted at Christmas from your overwhelming support, making 2011 our best so far. Warm clothing, given that temperatures have dropped to -17c in some areas, medical … Continue reading

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This is what it’s all about!

It’s been an amazing trip! Alison and Ruth have been busy distributing shoeboxes to disadvantaged children in Northern Romania in the town of Cluj, whilst also visiting various locations including the local municipal dump where around 400 people live in … Continue reading

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