Like to give a little joy and love to a needy child this Christmas? Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal gift does just that. Avoca Courthouse are hoping to get a few boxes to send over and all you have to do is choose a boy or a girl, age group 2-4, 5-9 or 10-14 years old, get your shoe box wrapped (box and lid separately). To get your box to your chosen child please include €4 in an envelope taped to inside of your lid. Items allowed are – items for school pens, books etc – wash items soap, tooth brush and paste etc NO liquid – small clothing items hat, scarf, socks etc and don’t forget a treat toys, games, teddy, small torch or maybe some sweets. If anyone would like any more information or interested in sending a box call into Avoca Courthouse. The closing date to get your finished shoeboxes back is Thursday, November 9 at 4pm. Every child deserves a gift at Christmas.