Pack a Shoebox – Children of War Affected Families


Thank you for participating in the Montamil Shoebox collection for children of war affected families in our homeland! These Shoeboxes are going to make some children very happy around the Holiday season. These boxes will be distributed to children directly through the Joanna Foundation. We will need to collect the boxes before the end of October 2018.   

Below you will find some useful information concerning your Shoeboxes. 

We ask that you choose an age groups and fill up your boxes accordingly. The age groups are: 

1 to 3 years | 4 to 6 years | 7 to 9 years | 10 to 12 years | 13 to 16 years

We recommend the following:

> Toys: toy cars, yo-yos, jump ropes, balls, toys that light up and make noise (with extra batteries), doll, stuffed animal, Jump rope, puzzles, kaleidoscope, Playdough, 

building blocks 

> School Supplies: pens, pencils and sharpeners, crayons, markers, notebooks (double line), paper, solar calculators, coloring, picture or activity books, Glue stick, coloring pencils 

> Non-liquid Hygiene Items: toothbrushes, bar soap, combs 

> Accessories: T -shirts, socks, hats, sunglasses, hair clips, jewelry, watches, flashlights (with extra batteries), purse, Reusable plastic containers (cup, water bottle, plate, bowl) 

Please make sure that the things you purchase fit into your Shoebox.

We ask that following things to NOT be included in your Shoeboxes:


Candy; toothpaste; used or damaged items; war-related items such as toy guns, knives, or military figures; chocolate or food; fruit rolls or other fruit snacks; drink mixes; liquids or lotions; medications or vitamins; breakable items such as snow globes or glass containers; aerosol cans.

Finally, we ask that you please include 5$ in each of your Shoeboxes which will cover shipping costs and allow us to fill up any Shoeboxes that are not full.

Thank you once again for your contribution!



For more information & pick-up or drop off location:   Rahulan 514-677-8179



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