On Wednesday morning Mrs Lynn, Mrs Neeson, Chaplain and our School Chapel Monitors had a brilliant time visiting the Christmas Shoebox warehouse.
Here are some of our thoughts……….
“I thought that happiness could only be spread face to face but you can send it anywhere if it is in a shoebox. Happiness can be delivered!”
“I really enjoyed visiting the shoebox warehouse because it felt like everyone was one big family.
The volunteers were very kind to us: they were good at teaching us how to look through the boxes.”
“What stuck out for me was that everyone volunteers and that it is free to help, so everybody can help the charity even if you haven’t made a shoebox.”
“I felt so happy because just knowing that I’ve helped make a child who I don’t know, know that God loves them. Also it makes me feel even better because on Christmas day I know that, while I get many presents, a girl or boy out there is getting a present, maybe for the first time.”
“I really enjoyed the warehouse. I wish I could have stayed there all day. I was amazed at how many shoeboxes there were.”
“I can’t believe that so many people come in their free time to work without getting paid. I hope I get to do this trip again and make many more shoeboxes. I will always remember this experience.”
“The trip to the warehouse was amazing and I learnt a lot; for example you can put watches in the boxes!”
Thank you, Mrs Lynn for driving us in the minibus and thank you Mrs Neeson, for the delicious flapjacks you made for us to give to the warehouse volunteers. Half the box had been eaten before we even left the warehouse!
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