Shoebox appeal for homeless people and their canine companions

PUBLISHED: 09:26 19 November 2018

Shoeboxes should be handed into Saffron Walden TIC by November 30.

Shoeboxes should be handed into Saffron Walden TIC by November 30.


Sarah Jordan of Saffron Walden dog-walking business Walden Walkies will be assisting with the collection of filled shoeboxes on behalf of the charity StreetVet, which works to support homeless people living on the streets with their canine companions.

They welcome donations of medium or large dog coats, collars and leads, collapsible bowls, dog food and biscuits, strong chew toys and rope toys, and, of course, Christmas toys or treats.

Sarah said: “Your filled shoeboxes can be handed in to Saffron Walden Tourist Information Centre at 1, Market Place, as well as to my house at 26, Pleasant Valley or to Saffron Walden Veterinary Clinic at 77, Rowntree Way.

“Carola, the wonderful veterinary nurse from Bishop’s Stortford Veterinary Hospital who is co-ordinating the appeal, will then collect all filled shoeboxes from their Saffron Walden branch and deliver them to StreetVet.”

Shoeboxes should be handed in by Friday, November 30.

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