Thunder Bay Christmas Cheer Fund
Christmas Cheer Fund

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Description
  • Receives and centralizes names of families in need with children, who qualify for free Christmas hampers of toys, clothing and food
  • Prepares and distributes the hampers
  • Donations of money or non-perishable food items or to register to volunteer one's time can be done through the website
  • Operates the first two weeks of December
This organization is a Registered Charity
Comments
  • Phone lines open Monday, December 2, 2019
  • Registrations are taken between 9 am-4 pm, Mon-Fri only
  • Last day to register is Friday, December 13 at 4 pm
  • When calling, you may need to continue to call until you get through as there are only 2 telephone lines that are operational
  • Note: Registrations will not be taken by email
  • Accepts contributions throughout the year at any branch of Scotiabank, or by mail to Thunder Bay Christmas Cheer Fund at PO Box 10297, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6T7
  • Donations of cash or canned goods donations can be dropped off at the CLE Coliseum, 425 Northern Ave, Mon-Fri between 9 am-4 pm until Monday, December 16, 2019 at 6 pm; also Sunday, December 15, 2019 (Blitz Day) between 10 am-4 pm
Pick-Up Days for Hampers
  • North Ward: Tuesday, December 17, 2019, Canadian Lakehead Exhibition (CLE), 9 am-7 pm
  • South Ward: Wednesday, December 18, 2019, Canadian Lakehead Exhibition (CLE), 9 am-7 pm
  • Rural: Varies by location, pick up date and time assigned upon registration
Eligibility
  • Must have children under the age of 16
  • Children 17 and 18 living at home must be attending secondary school AND
  • Must meet the low income designation as outlined in the Statistics Canada Low Income Cut Off (LICO) chart
Application Process
  • Accepted from December 2 to December 13, 2019
  • Ontario Works (OW) and Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) recipients MUST register through their Case Worker to receive a hamper
Please Note: If you do not sign up by phone or through your OW/ODSP Case Manager by December 13, 2019 at 4 pm you will not be able to get a hamper - there is no waiting list
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible - Canadian Lakehead Exhibition (CLE)
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On October 8, 2019

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