The Christmas season can be a challenging time for low-income families living in Vancouver, BC. Therefore, we wish to alleviate some of this stress by ensuring that children receive gifts on Christmas morning. With the help of the community and other organizations we are able to provide these families with toys and Christmas Dinner. For registration details, see below:
Registration: Monday, November 17th – Friday, December 5th (Monday – Friday, 9:00AM-3:00PM)
Eligibility Requirements: i) Must be residents of the city of Vancouver, BC, ii) Must be a family, i.e. parent(s)/guardian(s) with at least 1 child who is 18 or under, and iii) Must receive social assistance or possess low-income.
Upon registration, you will be required to present: i) Valid identification for each family member, i.e. CareCard, BCID, Driver’s License, Birth Certificate, Status Card, etc. (no photocopies), ii) Proof of income, i.e. last 2 cheque/assistance stubs/Child Tax Benefit, and iii) Proof of address, i.e. current phone/hydro/credit card bill.
Adult Christmas goodie-bags will be distributed to individuals on Wednesday, December 17 and Thursday, December 18th from 9:00AM-3:00PM. Identification is required.
A FREE Community Christmas Lunch & Celebration will take place on Friday, December 19th from 11:00AM-1:00PM in the multi-purpose room. See you there!