Dagenham teenagers donate Christmas shoeboxes to the needy

Sixth form students from All Saints with the collected shoeboxes

Sixth form students from All Saints with the collected shoeboxes - Credit: Archant

Selfless sixth-formers collected shoeboxes filled with presents for the needy.

Teenagers from All Saints in Dagenham packed more than 50 giftboxes while younger students at the Wood Lane school also showed their support through making donations.

Representatives from charity Operation Christmas Child collected the finished products on Thursday.

Cover supervisor Natasha Allen, RE teacher Catherine Doyle and examinations officer Sue Edwards jointly organised the annual collection.

Sue said: “Thank you to all the sixth-form students and their tutors as well as the staff and also to all the students from across the school who have made the Christmas shoebox appeal such a success once again this year.”