optician helps local Christmas mission to Albania
bags from a Burnham-On-Sea optician proved to be invaluable in transporting
Christmas shoeboxes to children in Albania.
in Burnham-On-Sea spotted the local appeal by the West of England
Baptists and offered hundreds of cotton bags.
bags were accepted immediately and have been used to pack Christmas
shoeboxes for their long journey to Albania.
Rama, Specsavers Burnham-on-Sea store manager, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"The team at the West of England Baptists are doing an incredible
job supporting those less fortunate this Christmas. We are just
happy we could provide the cotton bags, which were listed as one
of their requirements."
of England Baptists are developing a partnership with a small group
of churches from the Baptist Union of Albania. The group supplies
and transports Christmas shoeboxes in communities where these churches
as a WEBox, the shoeboxes contain products to wash with, educational
items, a bar of chocolate or box of sweets, something to put on
such as a hat or scarf and something exciting such as a childs
game or toy.
Rama added: "No child or family should be forgotten at Christmas
and we have no doubt that the gift of a Christmas WEBox will mean
the world to many."