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Rotary ShoeBox Project

14/10/2016
Dear Parents,
 
The 2016 student council has decided to support an exciting project founded by Rotary called “The Shoebox Scheme”
Initially this project was to be only for Year 6. Due to overwhelming support from the students and the community this project has been expanded to include the whole school.  Kuluin State School is partnering with Rotary Kunda Park to collect donations to fill shoeboxes that will be sent to Papua New Guinea.
Shoeboxes will be supplied to students. We are asking for your support in the way of donation of various items to fill a shoe box. Shoeboxes will be supplied to students. You can start collecting items at home NOW!!!
 
Shoeboxes will be sent home in the first week of November.
Items and shoeboxes are due to be returned to school BEFORE November the 30th.
 
We look forward to supporting the Rotary Shoebox Scheme for many years and thank you for your support.
 
Regards
 
Dale Wolfenden                                       2016 Student Council
 
Gift suggestions for your Shoebox
Toys ~ For Boys & Girls
Cars, trucks, etc, balls, complete jigsaws, action figures, colouring books, pens, crayons, lego blocks, yo-yo, bubble blowers, wooden and plastic toys, building blocks, pencil case, pencil sharpener, dominoes, playdough / plastercine & cutters, fluffy toys, dolls, stickers, writing pads, skipping rope, hat, harmonica, games, cards…
Teenagers ~ For young people up to 18 years age
Sportswear, socks, hat, football memorabilia, writing materials, games, playing cards, tennis ball, tooth brush & paste, roll on deodorants, comb, mirror, costume jewellery, make-up, hair brush, toiletries, school stationery, clothing repair kits, sketch pad, coloured pens / pencils…
Household Goods ~ For older folk & families
Scarfs, gloves, hats, wrapped soap, toothpaste, toothbrush, disposable razors, shampoo, soap flakes, pan scourers, antiseptic cream, bandages, face or body creams, cosmetics, pens, writing pad & envelopes, T lights, candles, sewing kit, scissors…
Baby ~ Age up to 12 months
This is given to new mothers and can include baby wipes, cotton wool buds, baby shampoo, baby oil, talc powder, bonnet, bootees and mitts, baby grow, knitted matinee coat, small soft toy or plastic  rattle…
What NOT to include in boxes
Food, sweets, chocolate & drinks, battery operated toys, conflict related items, matches, inflammable liquids, inflammable aerosols (e.g.: deodorants & hair spray), seeds or any other living material, automatic washing machine powders, & washing-up liquid(these tend to leak when laid flat)
# No Batteries or Battery operated items please