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Public Comments Christmas, 2018 information will be updated as it becomes available.
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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. 
 
NOTE: This list is updated as information becomes available. 
 
VOLUNTEERING 
 
Volunteer Halton has volunteering opportunities for a wide range of local nonprofit organizations. 
 
GET HELP: Free Community Dinners 
 
Provides an opportunity for the public to enjoy a Christmas meal with others. 
* the following dates are for a traditional Christmas meal  
* all are free, and open to the public  
* donations accepted  
 
Milton Area Christian Churches Working Together, Christmas Dinner 
Where: St. Paul's United Church Community Room, 123 Main Street, Milton 
When: Monday, December 17, 2018 5 pm-7 pm (By invitation) 
Traditional Christmas meal with turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetables, salad and dessert 
Contact: Please contact 905-691-3734 or 905-876-3544 to request an invitation 
 
The House of David, Christmas Dinner 
Where: Milton Art Center, 1010 Main Street, Milton 
When: Sunday, December 16, 2018 5 pm 
Contact: Call 647-999-3562 for details 
 
Grace Anglican Church, Community Dinner 
Where: 317 Main Street 
When: Thu Dec 6, 2018 5 pm-6:30 pm 
No cost, but free will offerings accepted 
Contact: 905-878-2411 
 
Grace Anglican Church, Turkey Dinner 
Where: 317 Main Street 
When: Sunday, Dec 16, 2018 5 pm-7 pm 
Contact: 905-878-2411 
 
St Georges Anglican Church, Mistletoe Bazaar 
Where: 7051 Guelph Line, Campbellville 
When: Saturday, November 17, 2018 
Contact: Call 905-878-1112 for details 
 
GIVE HELP: Food, Gift and Toy Drives 
 
Halton Regional Police Service, Toys for Tots  
Donations of new unwrapped toys to any Halton Regional Police station.  
Where: Drop off at any police station  
When: Until Wed Dec 19, 2018  
Contact: ToysForTots@haltonpolice.ca 
 
Toys for the North, Royal Canadian Mounted Police 
Donations of new unwrapped toys at our Milton Detachment during regular business hours. 
Where: Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Milton - Toronto West Detachment, 2755 High Point Dr, Milton, ON L9T 5E8  
When: Donation boxes will be available between Monday, November 5, 2018 and Monday, November 23, 2018, 9 am – 3:30 pm. 
Contact: Corporal Louise Savard, RCMP Media Relations, 905-876-97091 
 
Miracle on Main Street!, Tigerjeet Singh Foundation 
* Bring a new unwrapped toy to help brighten a child's holiday 
* The Miracle on Main Street is a free event with food, drinks, entertainment, rides and more 
Where: Troy's Diner, 295 Main Street, Milton 
When: Mon Dec 10, 2018 6:30 am-9:30 am 
 
The Annual Milton Community Food Drive presented by The Salvation Army and the Milton Fire Department 
* Goal: 25,000 lbs of food in five hours in order to provide for The Salvation Army's Christmas Hampers, as well as restocking the food bank for the next year 
* Items required are non perishable foods (check expiry dates), household cleaning products, toiletries, baby Items  
When: Sat Dec 1, 2018 10 am-12 pm 
Where: Loblaws Superstore, Walmart, Metro, Food Basics, La Rose Italian Bakery, The Food Port, No Frills, Canadian Tire, Sobeys 
* Toy donations can be dropped off during November and December at The Salvation Army Khi Community 820 Nipissing Rd. unit 4  
* Monetary donations may be made at the Christmas Kettles located at: Metro, Walmart, Superstore, LCBO, The Milton Mall, or La Rosa Bakery (Saturday a.m. only) 
 
Halton Learning Foundation: No Student Left Behind  
For more information call 905-335-3665, ext 3408 or email info@haltonlearningfoundation.ca  
* program helps ensure that Halton District School Board students-in-need have basic necessities and the opportunity to fully participate in school activities  
* monetary donations provide a young person, family or school with funds in the form of gift cards or cash reimbursement to fulfill a student's needs for food, clothing and more  
* choose a gift from the Gift Catalogue online or by calling 905-335-3665 ext 3408  
 
Crosstowne Church Milton, Winter Coat Drive ( to get a warm jacket and other winter gear) 
Where: 100 Nipissing Road, Unit 3 
When: Saturday, November 10, 2018 10:30 - 12:30 pm,  
Contact: To arrange an alternative drop off time call 905-462-1305 
 
Halton Region Shoebox Project for Shelters  
For more information on the Shoebox Project contact Emma Crane via email at halton@shoeboxproject.com  
* Collects small gifts packaged in decorated shoeboxes for distribution to women in local shelters and others in need.  
* Items can include jewelry, makeup, hair accessories, scarves, hats, gloves, gift cards (include the value and receipt if possible) as well as personal products (no candles, products containing alcohol, razors, Halloween candy, books or clothes that are sized).  
* Boxes must be unsealed and items must be unused and packaged and kept to a value of $50 
* Check website for details here 
 
Friendship Shoebox Campaign by 'I Love First Peoples' 
For more information about the campaign and drop-off locations contact Anna Cansick, milton.ilfp@gmail.com. 905.875.7765 
* Collects quality gifts suitable for a boy or girl (themes like arts & crafts, nature & gardening, science, sports, writing & literature,etc) packaged in Shoeboxes for distribution to First nation children across Canada 
* Running from November 1 to December 15 
* Drop-off locations: ZAK's Pharmacy 70 Main Street East, Apple Dental Milton 450 Bronte Street South, Suites 207-209, Milton Public Library-Main location 1010 Main Street and Beaty Branch location 945 Fourth Line (905-875-2665) 
* Find the instructions for packing a Shoebox  
here 
 
Milton Community Resource Centre, Annual Marketplace 
Where: Southside Community Church, 200 Main Street East 
When: Saturday, November 17, 2018 9 am-2 pm 
Over 30 vendors with handmade items, gifts and treats. $2 donation at door 
 
Halton Women's Place  
Contact Kaitlin Gordon 905-332-1200 ext 244 or email kgordon@haltonwomensplace.com  
* Accepts donations for shelter needs (go to http://haltonwomensplace.com,Ways to Give), cash donations, gift cards for teens and women's winter boots  
* Holiday Hamper sponsorship matches client wish lists with sponsor companies, groups or individuals 
 
Canadian Forces 
* Write to the Troops, see here  
* Op Santa Claus (send treats and necessities to Canadian Forces deployed overseas), see here
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Areas Served Milton
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application required
Languages English
Fees None
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Located In Community Milton
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Milton, ON
 
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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

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