HC1The Homeless Shoebox Appeal 2015 that we supported has been a great success across the UK and Torquay certainly played their part, as we managed to collect 210 shoeboxes/bags.

A BIG thank you to Stan Wallis (pictured below) the Local Team Leader from the Rapid Relief Team www.rapidreliefteam.org for the Torbay Area for collecting all the shoeboxes for us, we couldn’t have done this without you Stan.    stan


Also a BIG thank you to the Leonard Stock Centre, Factory Row, Pure Holistic Therapies, Hugh Mills and Gaye, Torquay, All Saints Church, Babbacombe for collecting in so many shoeboxes and The Haven and Leonard Stock Centre for distributing, we look forward to seeing some photos of smiley faces soon.


Also well done to the South Devon College, Level 3, Health & Social Care C2C (Courses to Careers) learners who put together 41 boxes.SDCFinally a MASSIVE THANK YOU  to you the local community for donating.  You have made so many people smile this Christmas.   Further photos of distribution will follow.

The total for the UK is up to 8,000.

Kindest regards and wishing you all the happiest Christmas

Torquay Chamber of Commerce.