Kirsten Dewar

Founder and chairperson of Operation Shoebox, a registered NGO that collects and distributes shoeboxes filled with festive goodies to a network of 30 children's charities in Cape Town. To date we 10 788 children have benefited. Operation Shoebox was established in 2006. We have raised and distributed more than R2.1 million in gifts in the last five years. Find out more at or visit