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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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Rough weather to Romania

We have now covered 1600 miles and now are in Romania for the next couple of days. Ruth and Alison are in Cluj and are helping with the unloading of a thousand or more shoe boxes and clothing plus distribution … Continue reading

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Didn’t they do well?

Our two lady drivers. Alison from Hailsham and Ruth from Waas on the Shetland islands did amazingly well on their first day. Over 17 hours on the road and some 750 miles covered taking us up to Neuotting in Bavaria … Continue reading

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Home Run of 850 miles in a day

Blog update: Home run Boy it has been quite a trip, returning early this morning involved a non stop run from Milan back to Hailsham… 850 miles including a detour via Luxembourg certainly gave the new Renault Trafic a sound … Continue reading

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Made it to Milan

  “Anne Marie is the local Hairdresser in Arles and has a real heart for people both locally and wider afield, including the support of Computers for Charities Christmas shoebox appeal. Having galvanised her clients to fill our van with … Continue reading

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Christmas Shoebox appeal underway

Our christmas shoebox appeal is well underway with donations coming in from all over the country. We are back on the road despite missing the early morning alarm to catch the 7am crossing for the 800 run to Arles in … Continue reading

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The road to Arles

England is not the only country to have snow. On route to Arles to collect more shoe boxes. Atrocious weather sleet rain and snow along most of the four hundred miles so far. Still some way to go but admittedly … Continue reading

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