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Thurrock shoebox appeal kicks off in Corringham

THURROCK Fundraisers Julie Sorrell-Wilde & Lynn Matthies kick started their Shoe Box appeal on Saturday 21st November at Corringham Library with help from local councillor Roy Jones.

Following a Facebook Appeal and leaflets and posters supplied by Howgates

Wrapped boxes were dropped off all morning , containing items for all ages from baby to elderly – and empty boxes were given out.

Julie Sorrell-Wilde said: "All boxes are to be distributed via Thurrock Foodbank to children and the elderly in the Thurrock area.

"We believe that everybody deserves a little present or two at Christmas. Julie will be at the Tea Room in Fobbing.. every Tuesday from 12.30 – 2".

There will be a box collection at Stanford Library on the 5th December.


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