Every year when Christmas arrives, many families living on low incomes feel the pressure of being able to provide.
Parents want to make sure that their children have the same opportunities as everyone else, but gifts, meals, and events are expensive.
This years Christmas in Calgary list includes resources for community members to toy programs, food and dinners, and community events.
Magic of Christmas
The Magic of Christmas will be accepting referrals until December 18th.
Community members who wish to be referred to this program will need to visit Sunrise Community Link during drop-in hours before this date
Salvation Army Toy Line Community members can call 403-410-1158 to book an appointment
Women’s Centre The Women’s Centre is running their toy room between December 9th-18th Women must make an appointment by calling 403-264-1155
Rockin’ Around The CORE Christmas Tree The CORE, 324 8 Ave SW, Calgary November 29, 2019 to December 6, 2019 Price: Free Enjoy 10 Days Of Free, Holiday Performances By Local Canadian Artists, At The Core
Christmas service, dinner and gift giveaway Sunday, December 22 at Eastside Victory Outreach Church (1840 38 st SE) -- must register to reserve a spot at https://victoryoutreach.breezechms.com/form/7d1bd431
Free community dinner Thursday, December 12 at the Mustard Seed Neighbour Centre (#24 6060 Memorial Drive NE) from 5:30 - 7 pm. Limited spots available. Register at the centre or call 403-453-0770. Monday, December 23 at The Alex CFC (4920 17 Ave SE) from 6:00PM to 8:00PM