Newsletter Shoebox4Ro

april 2019

As a sponsor and / or interested person of Shoebox4Ro, we would like to give you a brief summary of our activities in recent months. After we have been in Romania with clothes, stuff and well-stocked shoeboxes in December, we have not been idle.

We have again been able to receive goods from various people and organizations. Lots of clothing from the Nijmegen Clothing Bank, care items from Care4Tina, a large amount of incontinence material from the Rijn-Waal care group and Sensire Waterrijk. We also received a number of beautiful hand-knitted blankets, wheelchairs and rollators. To transport the items, we received a large number of banana boxes from Albert Heijn Ulft. Thank you all for this.

In collaboration with Stichting Warmte voor de Kinder from Doetinchem, we were able to donate a new washing machine to Sintea Mare's kindergarten. The school was renovated in the past year and now offers the option of leaving children. Unfortunately, there was no washing machine to wash the bedding of the toddlers' beds. We are happy that we were able to help the school.

At the beginning of April there was our spring transport again. In the run-up to this, we spent an afternoon with our volunteers filling a large amount of banana boxes with clothing. On Saturday March 30, we loaded the truck for transport. Because we only had 1 unloading address in Romania this time, no one traveled from Shoebox4Ro. All items were delivered to the Asociatia Pentru Mai Multa Umanitate in Şimand. This organization will distribute the items. They will ensure that everything ends up well.

In the coming months we will do our best to collect beautiful and useful stuff. If you know people who have care materials (wheelchairs, bandages, incontinence material, sanitary napkins, baby diapers) or if you know a school where furniture is about, we would like to recommend you. Of course we will start again in December with making the shoeboxes filled with fun things for the children.

Thank you very much for your support and interest in Shoebox4Ro!

With kind regards, André Nibbelink, Jos Klaasen and Caroline Schaeffer