Acorn Montessori, Tydavnet is inviting you to fill a shoebox with donations for “Homeless Mobile Run”; the deadline is 1st December 2017. All items will be distributed locally in the soup kitchen in Dundalk, the shelter in Cavan, and remainder will go to Dublin, all donations appreciated.

Choose and mark for a lady or man. Wrap in Christmas paper, keeping the lid separate. Do not seal the box please, feel free to make a donation to aid the transport of the boxes instead.

* Thermal underwear
* Lots of Socks, Gloves, hats, scarves
* Toothpaste and toothbrush
* Roll on Deodorant
* Soap/ shower gel, shampoo
* Facecloth
* Baby wipes
* Hairbrush/ comb
* Playing cards/quiz books etc
* Feminine hygiene products
* Cereal bars and Sweets/treats
* Christmas cards and gift vouchers

Avoid : Razors, scissors, tweezers and cigarettes, money

Additional items: We would like to add clothes, bedding, and vouchers for families to see them over Christmas and to give Santa a wee hand plus food and water to our donations this year. There is also a massive need for baby food, baby clothes and nappies for homeless children. Contact Diana or Adrienne in Acorn Montessori, Tydavnet School.