Yes, unicorns really do exist! We know this because Luiza found one in a Blythswood shoebox.
And it’s obvious from her smile that she was thrilled to bits. “The little ones were happy most of all with the ponies and dolls they found in the boxes,” reported Boghian Ggiorghita who runs an organisation that helps families affected by visual impairment in Suceava, Romania.
“Her older sisters were pleased to receive colourful scarves and stationery supplies for school.”
The family of eleven live in an old house with a broken roof that leaks badly in the rain. In these damp conditions, some of the children have developed health problems. “Their parents have no stable income,” Boghian says. “They live off the animals that they raise around their home.”
“I would like to thank you for all the work you put in to the Shoe Box Appeal. Each year as we deliver the boxes to these families, we are repaid with smiles and sometimes even with tears of joy.”
Photo above: New toys thrill younger children like Luiza, while her older sisters were pleased to receive pens and notebooks they can use at school