|Record #: ACT4031||Last Full Update: 10 Nov 2018|
|Memos and Bulletins|
|Public Comments||Christmas 2018 information will be updated as it becomes available.|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Description and Service Details|
|Description (Service)||This record summarizes holiday season donation and sponsorship programs, community meals which provide an opportunity for all members of the public to enjoy a Christmas meal with others (all are free of charge), and volunteering opportunities.
Volunteer Halton has volunteering opportunities for a wide range of local nonprofit organizations.
Christmas Assistance, Food and Toy Hampers
Acton Christmas Hamper Committee
Those struggling to meet family needs this Christmas season can apply to receive a food and toy hamper.
Where: Apply at The Salvation Army Community Church, 114 Mill St E, Acton. Applications must be completed in person. Bring current (not expired) identification for all family members as well as current proof of residency. Applications cannot be taken unless these are provided.
When: Application dates are:
Tue, Nov. 6th and Wed, Nov. 7th, 10 am-12 noon
Tue, Nov. 13th and Wed, Nov. 14th, 1-3 pm
Tue, Nov. 20th and Wed, Nov. 21st, 10 am-12 noon
Tue, Nov. 27th and Wed, Nov. 28th, 1-3 pm
Nov 28 is the final deadline for applications.
Food hampers will be distributed on Sat, Dec. 15th at St. Joseph Patron of Canada Church, 64 Church St E, Acton.
Links2Care Holiday Giving Program
Families and individuals in need can apply to receive gifts of pajamas, socks, underwear and toiletries for children up to 16 years of age from eligible low income families in Halton Hills.
Where: Applications are available online or by contacting Links2Care. Proof of income is required.
When: Deadline for application is Dec. 7th
Contact: Cathy or Janet at 519-853-3310
The Salvation Army Georgetown Community Church
Applications for Christmas assistance. Applicants must bring identification for themselves and anyone else being named on the application (including children), proof of rent and proof of income.
Where: Georgetown Community Church, 271 Mountainview Rd S, Georgetown
When: Wed-Fri, Nov. 14th to Dec. 13th, 10 am-12 noon
Contact: 905-877-1374 ext. 101 for more information
Donations: monetary donations in support of the Christmas campaign can be mailed to The Salvation Army, PO Box 199, Georgetown, ON, L7G 4YS.
Food and Gift Drives
Halton Regional Police Service - Toys for Tots
Members of the public are invited to make a donation of new, unwrapped toys for children and teens ages 10-16 years.
Where: any police station in Halton Region. The local drop off location is Halton Regional Police Service - 11 Division, 217 Guelph Street, Georgetown
When: Toys must be dropped off by Fri, Dec. 7th
Contatct: 905-825-4747 ext. 4868 (4TOT) or by emailing ToysForTots@haltonpolice.ca
Halton Regional Police Service - Holiday Food Drive
Join members of the Halton Regional Police Service as they Cram-a-Cruiser in support of The Georgetown Bread Basket * non-perishable food items such as peanut butter, jam, canned pasta, soup cans, tuna or salmon or meat cans, dry cereal, crackers and cookies, rice, juice, pudding cups, SideKicks, tea, instant coffee and baking goods are most in need
Where: Real Canadian Superstore, 171 Guelph St, Georgetown
When: Sat, Dec. 15th, 8:30 am-4 pm
Dr. Anoop Sayal & Associates Annual Food Drive
Accepting donations for the 21st annual food drive in support of the Georgetown Bread Basket.
Where: drop off donations at the office located in the Georgetown Marketplace, 280 Guelph St, Georgetown
Contact: 905-877-CARE (2273)
Leathertown Lumber Toy Drive
New, unwrapped toys and gifts for children ages birth to 14 and teenagers can be dropped off for the store's 18th annual toy drive.
Where: Leathertown Lumber, 264 Main St N, Acton
When: Donations should be dropped off by Sat, Dec. 8th
|Hours||Call for information|
|Areas Served||Halton Hills|
|Application||No application required|
|Located In Community||Halton Hills|
|Address & Map||
Halton Hills, ON
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|Physical Access||Not Applicable - online guide only|
|Categories and Classification|
|HCSD Main Heading||Food ; Topic Guides|
|HCSD Sub Heading||Food Banks ; Free / Low-Cost Meals ; Special Topics|
|Service Categories||Christmas Programs ; Community Meals ; Food Banks ; Food Vouchers ; Holiday Donations ; Holiday Gifts/Toys ; Volunteer Opportunities|