This holiday season, we aim to assist them once more, by organizing the 19th Annual Shoebox Campaign for the Elderly. The boxes will be delivered by the Castelo de Sonhos team.

Here’s how to do it – Fill your shoebox with a variety of gifts.

Here are some ideas – toiletries, nail clipper, shower cap, facecloth, sewing kit, warm socks, scarf, biscuits, canned goods, a flashlight, warm gloves, a hot water bottle, chocolates, jam or preserves. Do check that all edibles have a reasonable expiry date.

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Please take note: Please no Medication or Alcohol.

Wrap your gift and label for man/woman or couple.

The cut-off date for receiving boxes is Friday 15th December.

Drop Off Points:

Water Dog Pub – Armação de Pêra

The Food Co. (Iceland) – Guia

Castelo de Sonhos – Silves

Moonlighters – Praia da Rocha

Crafteria – Cabeço das Pias, Sesmarias, Carvoeiro

For more information please contact: Sue Butler-Cole on (+351) 922 274 86 or email