EXTENDED: Lovin Milied Is Going To Run For Four More Days To Make Sure We Help More People This Christmas

We're not quite ready to end this Christmas donation project just yet!

Lovin Milied

We asked you take part in the #LovinMiliedChallenge and send your gift boxes to us here in Naxxar or to any of the Atlas Insurance branches near you, and we’re so grateful for what you’ve all helped us achieve so far!

But we said we’re going to collect 700 boxes, and we’re not stopping until we do

Though we’re receiving boxes daily, we set out a target of 700 boxes, and we’re not backing down from our goal.

That’s why we’re extending Lovin Millied to Tuesday 18th December. That’s four extra days to join in!

Lovin Milied 1

It’s thanks to all those who donated that we were able to collect all of the mummy and baby boxes (Gift Box 1) we needed to collect, which is so great. Now we just need to reach are targets for the rest of the boxes.

Here's a reminder of everything we need for the other gift boxes, and what to do once you've filled your box.

Gift Box 2: Kids Box (3-10)*

Soft Toy (animal soft toy, teddy bear, cartoon soft toy, snowman soft toy or similar), Small Fun Present (yoyo, skipping rope, toy animal/ dinosaur, a pack of cards), Creativity Gift (crayons, colouring pencils, dried paint palette, activity book, colouring book, thin picture book, sticker book), Christmas Decoration, Chocolate Treat (Father Christmas chocolate or similar)

Gift Box 3: Older Girl's Box (11-16)

A Fashionable Scarf , Small Present (key chain, a pocket mirror, a purse, hair accessories or a piece of jewellery), Notebook Diary, Christmas Decoration, Chocolate Treat (Father Christmas chocolate or similar)

Gift Box 4: Older Boy's Box (11-16)*

A Scented Body Spray, Small Present (a wallet, socks, a piece of jewellery, a pack of cards, hair gel), Notebook Diary, Christmas Decoration, Chocolate Treat (Father Christmas chocolate or similar)

Gift Box 5: Elderly Citizen Box*

Cosy Lap Blanket, Warm Unisex Slippers or Hot Water Bottle, A Christmas Card In An Envelope To Open (can be anonymous or signed from you or your family), Christmas Decoration, Chocolate Treat (Father Christmas chocolate or similar)

Gift Box 6: Food Box

Christmas Decoration, Chocolate Treat in packaging (Cake or Cookies), Cuppa soup, pot noodles, packet of rice, can beans, dried fruit, cereal bar, canned vegetables, peanut butter. (Pick FIVE of these items)

*We haven't received many of these yet, so we need extra help here.

We're also collecting blankets for the Ħal Far Open Centre

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Here's what you need to do:

1. Grab a shoebox and wrap the base and lid separately in festive wrapping paper. No need to seal the box!

2. Choose a gift box from the list below, and fill it with the appropriate pressies

When?

Get on down to the Lovin Malta HQ from 09:00 till 19:00 with your boxes this Monday 17th and Tuesday 18th December.

Where?

Here's our address:

Lovin Malta (c/o ADD)
Level 2, The Fort
Hardrocks Business Park
Burmarrad Road
Naxxar
NXR 6345

ALSO: If you can’t drop off your boxes at Lovin Malta’s offices, don't worry- All Atlas Insurance branches are now also drop off points!

Atlas Insurance have stepped in and offered to help us out by using their 11 branches as drop off points for the gift boxes.

You can find the branch closest to you by using their handy branch locator, and then its as simple as leaving your boxes there, and we'll do the rest!

U-Store has graciously offered us a storage space that we can use as our own little Santa workshop, and eCabs will be helping us deliver everything just in time for Christmas. We're so grateful to have them on board!

Tag a friend who will be taking part in Lovin Milied this year

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