11.02.2012 - Baby girl box
This beautiful box was donated for our 2012 appeal.
11.02.2012 - Girls box
We were touched to receive this beautiful box lovingly posted all the way from the US!
Marcus, Kim, Tali and boxes - 30.01.2013-watermark
7.02.2013 - Changing lives_2
It is so heartwarming to see the many benefits of donating a shoe box of love (or few!)
Each shoe box of love is checked, sorted and packed into cartons which are packed onto pallets ready for transporting to communities affected by disasters.
SBOL Volunteer box
What a beautiful surprise it was for the team to receive a box to share with volunteers! Thank you x
Resilient Australia Awards
Shoe Boxes of Love received a Highly Commended Award for assisting to build resilient communities following a disaster.
Port Kembla Public School
These boxes were posted from Port Kembla!
Army Assistanche in 2011
With the help of the Australian Army, along with the Rotary Club of Townsville, our container was unloaded and unpacked, and distributed to communities affected by Cyclone Yasi.
Cornerstone College Collection 2015
The students of Cornerstone College put together a beautiful array of well thought out shoe boxes of love.
Pinery Relief - December 2015
We delivered car loads of shoe boxes of love to relief centres following the Pinery Fires in December 2015.
Bags fo Habitat for Humanity
With the generous support of businesses and individuals, we were able to put together 200 packs for volunteers working with Habitat for Humanity to rebuild houses affected by the Pinery fires.
We often run short of products for men. What products does your dad, husband or brother use every day?
We love seeing letters from pets to other pets! It warms our heart.
Feedback - Emu Park 2015
Receiving feedback is a heart warming experience. This letter was received from a recipient affected by the cyclones and flooding in Queensland in 2015.
We could not believe the generosity of the South Australian community following our very first appeal.
The team love receiving surprise packages and letters!
We were pleasantly surprised to calculate that we needed 100 foot of shipping containers for our first appeal.
Feedback Sampson Flat 2015
A beautifully hand written note from a recipient of our Sampson Flat appeal reminds us how meaningful a small shoe box of love can be.
Sampson Flat delivery 2015
We love the beautiful array of colourful boxes that are packed full of love!
The Rotaract Club of Mount Barker have been a wonderful supporter of our appeals.
We are grateful to Marshall's Hardware, who generously offer their time and forklift to load pallets of our boxes ready for transporting.
2011 CFS at Sorting Day
We were thrilled and touched to have the Norton Summit CFS crew attend our 2011 Australia Day sorting day.
In loving memory
"Nanna" was one of our first volunteers. She treated us with humour and delicious home baked goods, prior to passing away in 2016 after a courageous battle with Cancer.
Family sorting time
Our 2011 appeal saw many families volunteering their time on Australia Day to sort through over 10,500 shoe boxes of love.
Donations from Lend Lease
The beautiful team at Lend Lease in South Australia put together the most beautiful collection of boxes as part of their community day.
10,500 shoe boxes of love
What happens when the South Australian community comes together to support communities affected by disasters? We witness an overwhelming display of generosity.
With lovely hand sewn bags, donated by community members, the team can pack and distribute care packs for the Emergency Services personnel responding to a disaster.
Sorting and packing 2011
Our foundation team member, Marcus, packing shoe boxes of love into cartons ready for transporting and distribution in 2011.
It was an honour to meet Juliette Wright, Founder of Givit at the Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference in 2015.