300 British Troops are about to be deployed in South Sudan, one of the most dangerous areas of the world today.
They will be working with the UN, repairing infrastructure, delivering aid to and protecting civilians.
What can YOU do to help them?
Find an empty shoe box and fill it with things that will bring a touch of home and comfort to the men/women serving in these dangerous conditions.
The Gideons have provided a Bible to include in each box. These have been produced specially for the task force and are really beautiful. They are in a box at the back of church, please take one for your box. They are quite small and weigh only 135g.
Welcome items include:
- Shower gel…the top must be sealed with sellotape so that it can`t be tampered with.
- Packets of biscuits, no chocolate as it would melt
- Cereal bars
- Packets of sweets ie Haribo
- Crossword books
Please overwrap in brown paper
THE TOTAL WEIGHT, INCLUDING THE BOX CAN BE NO MORE THAT 2 KG.
The boxes will be sent via BFPO (British Forces Post Office), this is free post up to 2 Kg.
Boxes can be left at Tickhill Library for collection, labelling and posting.