11.02.2012 - Baby girl box

11.02.2012 - Baby girl box

This beautiful box was donated for our 2012 appeal.

11.02.2012 - Girls box

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

Marcus, Kim, Tali and boxes - 30.01.2013-watermark

7.02.2013 - Changing lives_2

7.02.2013 - Changing lives_2

It is so heartwarming to see the many benefits of donating a shoe box of love (or few!)

Loading boxes

Loading boxes

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

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

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

Port Kembla Public School

These boxes were posted from Port Kembla!

Army Assistanche in 2011

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

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

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

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.

Men's Products

Men's Products

We often run short of products for men. What products does your dad, husband or brother use every day?

Dog box

Dog box

We love seeing letters from pets to other pets! It warms our heart.

Feedback - Emu Park 2015

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.

2011 Appeal

2011 Appeal

We could not believe the generosity of the South Australian community following our very first appeal.

Toothbrushes galore

Toothbrushes galore

The team love receiving surprise packages and letters!

2011  Containers

2011 Containers

We were pleasantly surprised to calculate that we needed 100 foot of shipping containers for our first appeal.

Feedback Sampson Flat 2015

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

Sampson Flat delivery 2015

We love the beautiful array of colourful boxes that are packed full of love!

Rotaract 2012

Rotaract 2012

The Rotaract Club of Mount Barker have been a wonderful supporter of our appeals.

Loading pallets

Loading pallets

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

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

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

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

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

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.

ESL Packs

ESL Packs

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

Sorting and packing 2011

Our foundation team member, Marcus, packing shoe boxes of love into cartons ready for transporting and distribution in 2011.

ANZDMC Givit

ANZDMC Givit

It was an honour to meet Juliette Wright, Founder of Givit at the Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference in 2015.

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Shoe Boxes of Love Inc is a registered charity (Licence number: CCP1758), and is endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office as a Deductible Gift Recipient (ABN: 26 013 234 693).

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