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Gift box appeal

Age Cymru is once again appealing to the public to fill a wrapped shoe box with gifts in our aim to help make Christmas a special time for older people living within care homes.


In line with our ethos ‘No one should have no one to turn to’ and many care home residents having no close family to visit over the festive period, we hope that having a gift to open may make a huge difference.

How you can help

  • Find a shoe box - Wrap the box and lid separately in Christmas paper, or you can use a festive pre-printed box
    Fill with gifts - see our suggestions below (list is not exhaustive)
  • Attach a label marking whether your gift is for a male, female or generic
    Please don't include personal information about yourself.

Delivery of gift boxes

Drop off your gift box – please don't seal your gift box but place a rubber band around the closed box. You are now ready to deliver your gift box to our team at Age Cymru, Ground Floor, Mariners House, East Moors Road, Cardiff CF24 5TD.

Alternatively, we have a number of local Age Cymru partners and shops across Wales who are more than willing to accept your gift boxes.

Please ensure you deliver your boxes by Friday 6 December 2019

Suggestions to include:

  • Gloves / Scarves / Hat
  • Smellies
  • Games / Puzzles
  • Puzzle Books
  • Photo Frame / Photo Album
  • Diary / Calendar
  • Treats / Sweets
  • Chocolates / Biscuits
  • A Special Christmas Decoration

Please don’t add any second hand / used items to your gift box.


Why not download our poster and display them in your office, shop, day centre etc.

Apêl Bocs Anrheg Nadolig Age Cymru 2019

Age Cymru Christmas Gift Box Appeal 2019

Any questions?

If you require any further information then please contact our Gift Box team on 029 2043 1555 or send us an email

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