Nov 1-5, Box of Hope

Every year, CDNIS families are invited to fill up a Box of Hope with gifts and necessities for a child in need. Drop off your wrapped and packed box at the 9/F Guard Desk.

Teachers will be given stickers to distribute to label boxes soon.

Here’s how to participate:

  1. Find a empty shoebox (you can do as many as you wish!)
  2. Wrap it or decorate it
  3. Fill it with the items listed below.
  4. Attach the Box of Hope sticker to your box.
  5. Drop it off at the collection point in the 9/F anytime from November 1-5, 2021.


Remember to make your box both FUN and EDUCATIONAL!
All items must be NEW. Please include the essential items plus at least one from each category.

  1. REQUIRED ITEMS — Please include all these items: toothbrush, toothpaste, bar of soap, notepad/notebook, pen/pencil
  2. TOYS — Please include one thing to love: bear, soft toy, tennis ball, skipping rope, finger puppet, jigsaw, yo-yo, small musical instrument, wind up torch, playing cards and travel games, small trucks and cars, doll, hair accessorises
  3. STATIONERY — Please include something to do: books (Chinese or simple English), felt pens, pencil sharpener, rubber, colouring book, picture or puzzle book, chalk, pencil case, stickers, calculator, etc.
  4. HYGIENE ITEMS — Please include health and hygiene items such as hairbrush, comb, hair clips, flannel. NO LIQUIDS PLEASE.
  5. OTHER ITEMS — Sunglasses, cap, sun hat, bangles, necklaces, watch, wallet, purse,


  1. FOOD
  3. WAR RELATED ITEMS — toy guns, soldiers, knives
  4. CLOTHING — other than listed above
  5. FRAGILE ITEMS — glass containers or mirrors
  6. LIQUIDS of any kind including blow bubbles, shampoo, bubble bath, toiletry sets, aerosols
  7. DANGEROUS ITEMS — marbles, sharp objects, scissors, pins, needles

Thank you for making a child smile with Box of Hope!