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Sat, Nov 27


St. Mary's Church-Gather 2pm & Mass 5pm

Christmas Shoe Box for the Homeless

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Christmas Shoe Box for the Homeless
Christmas Shoe Box for the Homeless

Time & Location

Nov 27, 2021, 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

St. Mary's Church-Gather 2pm & Mass 5pm, 23 Sheaffe St, Hamilton, ON L8R 2N7, Canada


About the Event

If you would like to make a difference in the lives of the needy and less fortunate this Advent, join this Shoe Box initiative.  

You may participate in one of two ways: 

1. Donate a shoe box filled with items

2. Donate a shoe box and deliver your gift to the homeless during the Mission Walk. 

Please complete and submit this form by November 15th

Instructions for the Shoe Box Drive: 

  • Reuse a shoe box or purchase a box (shoe box sized) from your local dollar store. 
  • Wrap it in Christmas wrapping.
  • Please include a $10 Tim Hortons gift card & hand written letter

(Sample Text: Dear Friend in Christ, I offer you this gift in honor of the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ, I want you to know that you matter. I wish you all the blessings and that you keep safe and healthy this season. Your Friend in Christ.  You can also include a prayer card).  

  • Suggested Items for the shoebox but not limited to the following (items are for adults):
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Chocolates
  • Gloves
  • Prayer card

Suggested budget for the items is $20

*Please don’t include mouthwash or any product with alcohol content.

Please attach a list of items included in the box and label if the items are geared for a man or a woman. 

The delivery day (Mission Walk) will take place on November 27th. 

Preliminary Schedule to be confirmed via email November 23rd 

Gather Outside St Mary's Parish 2:00 - 2:15 pm

Mission Talk 2:15 -2:35 pm 

Final Blessing and prayer 2:35 - 2:45 pm

Mission walk 3:00 - 4:30 pm 

Mass 5:00 pm 

Thanks for being patient as we iron out how RC can implement this year’s Advent mission

If you cannot attend the Mission Walk and need other arrangements to drop off the box please contact us  at


  • 10 minutes

    Gather at St. Mary's Parish, Hamilton

    Outside the Church

  • 10 minutes

    Mission Talk

    Outside the Church
3 more items available

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