Community champions deliver Christmas Eve boxes to schoolchildren across the UK

December 21, 2021

Community champions from our stores across the UK have been busy delivering special Christmas Eve boxes to schoolchildren all filled with festive treats and gifts.

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The boxes contained an activity book, colouring pencils, a comb, a pot of bubbles, socks, A Diary of a Wimpy Kid book, a Sky Movies voucher together with a Christmas cracker and card.

Sinead Hinch, community champion from our Newark store (pictured above), dropped off the boxes to John Hunt Academy and Holy Trinity Catholic Academy in Newark. She said: "I’ve thoroughly enjoyed making these up and I hope the children enjoy opening them up and finding what’s inside!"

At our Barnstaple store, community champion Walter Moore and the Asda Elf delivered boxes to pupils at Our Ladies Catholic Primary School. Walter said: "You could feel and see the children's excitement in their faces when they received the boxes."

Colleagues have been posting about their Christmas Eve box deliveries on their store Facebook pages. Here are just a few:

Andrea Logan, community champion at our Forfar store, posted this photo of Christmas Eve boxes being handed out to Strathmore Primary School:

Here's Lucie Brown from our Blackwood store handing out Christmas Eve boxes to pupils at Blackwood Primary School:

Pupils at Longwood Primary School loved receiving their Christmas Eve boxes from Carol Graham, our Tamworth store's community champion, who said: "They were so excited and some couldn't wait to look inside."

Kerrie Dobbins, community champion at our Ellesmere Port store, sent us this photo of herself delivering Christmas Eve boxes to Rossmore Primary School:

And Gillian Ferris, community champion at our Burnley store shared this photo of herself handing out the boxes to Cherry Fold Primary School.

Our Rugby store's community champion Kayley Griffiths was only too happy to make up and then donate Christmas Eve boxes to Henry Hinde Junior School:

Pupils from Auchinraith Primary School, which is close to our Blantyre store, couldn't wait to receive their boxes. Community champion Mary Sutherland said: "We were treated to a beautiful Christmas song from some of the pupils."

Community champion Gillian Summers, from our Hamilton store, shared this lovely photo of children from St Paul's Primary School receiving their festive treats:

And Lisa Moore, community champion at our Plymouth store, shared this post of herself with boxes she made for Tor Bridge Primary School. She said: "We hope the children have as much fun with everything inside it as I did putting it all together."

Here's Bridget Sparks from our Greenhithe store delivering Christmas Eve boxes:

Her store teamed up with our nearby Greenhithe distribution centre to donate 35 Christmas Eve boxes each to Manor Community Primary School and Stone St Mary to help families who need a little extra help this Christmas.

Hayley Carrington from our Sutton-in-Ashfield store posted this photo of pupils at St Andrew's School with their boxes:

We hope everyone who received their Christmas Eve box enjoyed what was inside. Happy Christmas!

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