Guidelines

Time Line

  • Friday 1st July 2022 - registrations open
  • Friday 15th July 2022 – allocations begin
  • Friday 30th September – Monday 31st October – drop off locations open
  • Tuesday 1st November - 15th November 2022 – deliveries start
  • Wednesday 30th November 2022 - shutdown for 2022
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The Rules

  1. The price range of shoebox is between $20-$50
  2. No food
  3. No cash, lotto tickets or gift vouchers
  4. Ensure your shoebox, once full is wrapped and has your reference label (emailed with your allocation) printed and fixed to the bottom of the shoebox. All items must fit in the shoebox and the lid must close properly.
  5. Drop off to one of our drop locations
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How To Fill A Shoebox

An idea that has been popular in previous year's is to follow the theme want, wear, read, need.

Want

  • Art and craft supplies
  • LEGO, minifigures
  • Cars, diggers, trucks, trains
  • Playdoh, modelling clay
  • Games, puzzles
  • Toys - transformers, beyblades, ooshies, surprise bags, LOL dolls

Read

  • Books
  • Posters
  • Comics
  • Magazines

Wear

  • Sun hat
  • Togs / rash shirt
  • Socks
  • Underwear
  • T-shirts
  • Dress-up costumes

Need

  • Sunblock
  • Toothbrush / Toothpaste
  • Hair ties / brush
  • Lunch box / drink bottle

Note: we appreciate that not all children have details such as clothing size provided.

Drop Off Locations

Maven Bay of Plenty

  • Ground Floor
    116 Cameron Road (corner Wharf Street and Cameron Road)
  • Opening Hours
    Weekdays; 9am - 5pm
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"We are so thankful for the amazing support that we have received for this beautiful community project!"

Tauranga Shoebox Christmas, We are so thankful for the amazing support that we have received for this beautiful community project!