Blythswood Shoe Box Appeal 2020

The Blythswood Shoe Box Appeal 2020

The Blythswood Shoe Box Appeal will be held this year in Lewis and Harris with different guidelines due to Covid pandemic.  Leaflets are available from the Blythswood Charity Shops in Balallan, Ness and Stornoway and other outlets or online at Blythswood Facebook: Blythswood Care Shoebox Appeal.

This year shoeboxes are to be delivered to the Appeal Centre at the Old Co-op Kenneth Street Stornoway opposite Lodge Fortrose on the dates and times below ONLY.


 Thursday 5th November 3pm – 6pm

Friday 6th November 3pm – 7pm

Saturday 7th November 10 am – 12 Noon (close of Appeal)

 Please Note: NO SHOEBOXES are to be taken into Council premises or Schools this year.

Certain areas of the Island will be making arrangements for collecting shoeboxes so watch out for local information and thereafter all shoeboxes will be transported to the Appeal Centre in Stornoway.

When accessing the Appeal Centre, please wear masks and keep to the social distancing and keep to the rules of the Appeal Centre in Kenneth Street in Stornoway.

A limited amount of pre wrapped empty shoeboxes are available from the Blythswood Charity Shop in Kenneth Street, Stornoway. For further information please contact the Co-ordinators on the following numbers:

Dorothy Kennedy – 077334012       Chris Martin – 01851 706143 Charlie Nicolson – 07717816476

(Grateful thanks to DR Macleod Stornoway for the use of the Appeal Centre).