Pick up a list or use the website and decide what you're going to get. You can buy one or a few items, get it all yourself, or you can join with others: family; friends; work colleagues; classmates; community group - you choose! Decide who will buy what. Head to the shops and buy your chosen items.
If you don't already have one, pick up a flat-pack Big Red Box (if you want to fill a whole one) and carefully place all the items inside. Boxes are available from King's Church sites from mid November.
You can contribute a complete box or simply bring in some items
from the list that you would like to contribute. Full boxes and items should be brought
to any of the King's Church sites early-mid December.
You can pick up a Big Red Box from one of the four King's Church London sites:
Beckenham site: Harris Academy, Manor Way, Beckenham, BR3 3SJ
Catford site: Catford Hill, Catford, SE6 4PS
Downham site: The Green, Downham Way, Bromley, BR1 5LS
Lee site: 21 Meadowcourt Road, Lee, SE3 9DU
Alternatively, please call the Big Red Box project on 020 8690 5121 or contact us via this website to make other arrangements. Top
The best time to pick up your Big Red Box is at on a Sunday between mid- and late November:
Beckenham site: 1000 - 1230
Catford site: 0900 - 1330
Downham site: 0900 - 1330
Lee site: 1000 - 1230
However, if none of these times are convenient for you, then you can pick them up from the Lee site during working hours Mon-Fri. Top
The best time to give your boxes in at one of the following Sunday meetings:
1st December or 8th December.
Each Sunday, King's meets as follows:
Beckenham site: 1030 meeting
Catford site: 0930, 1130 & 3130 meetings
Downham site: 0930 & 1130 meetings
Lee site: 1030 meeting
However, you can also return your boxes to the Lee site car park 0800-1900, Monday-Friday from 18 November to 13 December. Top
The box is distributed to families in need in Lewisham and surrounding areas by King's Church London in partnership with Lewisham Social Services and local charities. You can see where boxes have been given in previous years on the About page.Top
No! You can buy however many items you want. If items are on multibuy offers, you could just buy two identical items (such as Christmas Puddings and Kids' Chocolate selection boxes).Top
To get the most frequent updates, you can follow us on Twitter
to get frequent updates throughout December.
If you'd like to be kept up to date with how your donation made a difference in people's lives this Christmas, why not subscribe to Big Red Box email updates.
We'll only send you updates when Big Red Box is happening along with some feedback early in the New Year (Nov - Jan).
No! You are more than welcome to bring whatever items you buy to us in carrier bags (which we'll recycle!) and we will pack them into a box for you.Top
Many of the people involved with Big Red Box are volunteers who attend King's Church London, where the boxes are collected and then distributed. If you don't come to King's, but want to help out, please contact us.Top