Our colleagues in South Africa at HemoCue SA chose the Santa Shoebox Project for this years charity event. They chose 20 small children (10 boys and 10 girls) between the ages of 3 and 6 to provide with a shoebox full of goodies for Christmas.
A shopping spree followed where the necessary items for the underprivileged children were purchased.
Last Friday as many of the staff in the Johannesburg area as possible came together to put the gifts into the boxes.
Each box was carefully packed from the assortment of clothes, toiletries, sweets, toys and educational supplies available, lists were checked and boxes were labelled and tied with ribbon.
These boxes will be dropped off a collection hub during October and distributed to the various school, crèches and orphanages late in November before the end of term.
Great job by our Johannesburg team!