Christmas Around the Division

 


Christmas Kettle Campaign

Calgary Kettle shifts: Sign up for a kettle shift online at tsacalgarykettles.com, call 403-410-1113, or email kettles@salvationarmycalgary.org

Edmonton Kettle shifts: Please visit yegkettles.ca or call 780-868-8895.

For St. Albert, Spruce Grove, & Stony Plain, call 780-458-1937.

For Wetaskiwin, Camrose, or Leduc, call 780-352-2416.

For Red Deer, please call 403-346-2251.

For Peace River, please call 780-624-2370.

All other areas in the Alberta & Northern Territories Division: 
Check if your city has information listed on this page or e-mail us at abnt_volunteers@can.salvationarmy.org and include your city.


Calgary

Christmas Kettle Campaign | November 16 – December 24 
Help us reach our $1.1 million goal this year by donating at a Kettle at one of our many locations across the city, or if you can spare a few hours at a kettle, please sign up to become a bell ringer at tsacalgarykettles.com. Volunteers must be 16 years of age, or accompanied by an adult. Volunteering is a great way to introduce helping others to your kids or grandkids! Kettle donations stay local so that we can provide year-round programs and services that help transform lives here in Calgary.

Kettles @ Work Program
To have a counter-top kettle at your business during our kettle campaign, please call 403-410-1114 or email Randy_Tronsgard@can.salvationarmy.org

Toy Hamper Registration
All people needing assistance must first call the Christmas hotline at 403-410-1158 for an intake appointment. The line is open M-F 9 a.m.-7 p.m., and Saturdays 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Toys are available for kids 0-14 years old.

Toy volunteers
Anyone looking to help with toys can sign up to volunteer at TSACalgarytoys.com.
Any other questions (e.g., volunteers or donors) can be referred to the Christmas Toy Coordinator at christmastoys@salvationarmycalgary.org.

This email address is for those:

  • Who are working with clients and want more information about the program
  • Wishing to volunteer with this program
  • People/organizations wishing to donate toys.

Toy Angels Drop-Off Locations
95.9 CHFM and CIR Realty are once again bringing smiles to the faces of children for the 25th Annual Toy Angels campaign! Toy Angels is Calgary’s largest Christmas toy drive in support of the Salvation Army’s Christmas Toy Program which helps families in need during the holiday season so that they too can have a Merry Christmas. In 2018, Toy Angels collected around 70,000 toys!! That is the highest number of donations in Toy Angels history, and with your help they hope to do even more this year!

Help children in need this season. Donate a new unwrapped toy to one of the following donation locations. Click here for a printable list of donation locations! They will be collecting toys up until Sunday, December 15th.

Christmas Food Hampers
Food hampers can be requested through the Calgary Interfaith Food Bank by calling 403-253-2055.

Santa Shuffle | December 7
Help fight poverty one step at a time at our annual 5K Fun Run and 1 K Elf Walk! The race starts at 10 a.m. at Eau Clair Market on Saturday, December 7th. Register your team today at SantaShuffle.ca start collecting pledges!


Edmonton

Christmas Kettle Campaign | November 12 – December 24
Help us reach our $550,000 goal this year by donating at a kettle at one of the many locations across the city (cash, debit, or credit accepted), or online at FillTheKettle.com. Thousands of volunteer hours will also be needed to reach this goal, so if you can spare a few hours for a kettle shift, please visit yegkettles.ca.

Kettle Volunteers
To volunteer, visit yegkettles.ca, or email Edmonton_kettles@can.salvationarmy.org

Kettles @ Work Program
To have a counter-top kettle at your business during our kettle campaign, please call 780-412-2736 or email events_ab@can.salvationarmy.org

Santa Shuffle | December 7
Help fight poverty one step at a time at our annual 5K Fun Run and 1 K Elf Walk! The race starts at 10 a.m. at Hawrelak Park on Saturday, December 7th. Register your team today at SantaShuffle.ca start collecting pledges!

Festival of Carols | November 22
We are proud to present our 22nd annual Festival of Carols this year at the Winspear Centre in Edmonton! Bring friends, family, and your singing voices for this annual free Christmas concert. Free tickets are available by calling 780-412-2736 or emailing us at events_ab@can.salvationarmy.org.

Toy Hamper (For children 0-17 years) 
All people needing assistance must first call to make an appointment:

  • Downtown: 780-429-4274
  • South: 780-469-6846
  • Northwest: 780-457-0275
  • Northeast: 780-474-4324

Christmas Food Hamper

People needing food hampers must register through the Edmonton Food Bank by calling 780-425-4190. Registration for hampers ends December 6th.

Toy Donations
Individuals or corporations wishing to make toy donations can call 780-424-9222.

Toy Sorting
Individuals who would like to volunteer to sort toys and pack toy hampers can call 780-424-9222 or email Cheryl_Brown@can.salvationarmy.org

Angel Giving Tree Tags
Anyone looking for the Angel Giving Tree tags can call 780-424-9222 or email Cheryl_Brown@can.salvationarmy.org


Red Deer

Christmas Kettle Campaign | November 15 – December 22
Our annual Kettle campaign needs your help! We have 1400 2-hour Kettle shifts to fill, so if you have a few hours to spare ringing the bells to help us provide year-round programs, we would love to hear from you at 403-346-2251 – ask for Debbie. Kettle donations can be made in person with cash, debit, or credit, or online at FillTheKettle.com.

Santa Shuffle | December 7
Help fight poverty one step at a time at our annual 5K Fun Run and 1 K Elf Walk! The race starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 7th. Register your team today at SantaShuffle.ca start collecting pledges!

Adopt-a-Family | November 13 – December 12
This program anonymously matches sponsors with families or seniors (60+) in need, providing toys for kids 0-18 (if 18, must be in high school still), a gift for seniors, and a Christmas dinner food hamper or gift card. If you are in need of assistance or would like to become a sponsor, please call 403-346-2251.


Yellowknife

Christmas Kettle Campaign | November 16 – December 24
Help us reach our goal this year by donating at one of our Kettle, or online at FillTheKettle.com. Many volunteer hours are needed, so if you can spare a few hours for a kettle shift, please call 867-920-HOPE ext 121 to sign-up. Volunteers must be 16 years of age, or accompanied by an adult – a great way to introduce helping others to your kids or grandkids!

Christmas Hamper Registration | November 4 – December 6
If you are in need of extra support this holiday season, we can help. We will be taking applications for Holiday Food and Toy Hampers.

Register between 1-4 p.m. at The Salvation Army office. Please bring the following to your appointment:

  • Photo I.D. for all adults in the family/household
  • I.D. for any children (e.g. NWT Health Card)
  • Proof of residency (e.g. driver’s license, utility bill, or lease etc.)
  • Proof of income (e.g. pay stub)