What: BENEVOLENT/CHRISTMAS ASSISTANCE FUND
Organizer: St. John’s United Church
How: For over 18 years, during the Christmas season, St. John’s has provided help to the families of our community. It is now the only Christmas Assistance program that runs in Campbellford.In 2021, over $31,000 was given out to those in need of help. Donate online, in-person or by mail. Donations can be dropped off in person from 10 am to 12:30 pm, Monday to Friday. Find out more on their website.
What: FOOD DRIVE
Organizer: Maddy’s Community Pantry
How: Maddy’s Community Pantry is hosting a food drive for the month of December to keep the community pantry running during the winter months for families in need. Food items like goldfish, granola bars, fruit snacks, lunch goodies, boxed potatoes, crackers, side kicks, packaged rice, hamburger helper, Mr. Noodles, pasta, tampons, etc can be dropped off on the porch at any time at 8 Garry Street in Campbellford. Monetary gifts can be e-transferred to firstname.lastname@example.org or gift cards to No Frills, Giant Tiger or Sharpe’s can be mailed to Maddy’s Pantry P.O. Box 194 Campbellford Ontario K0L 1L0. For more info, please contact Anne Marie Taylor email@example.com
What: PROJECT WARMTH
Organizer: The Hidden Treasure Chest Flea Market
How: Drop off your donations of mittens, coats, hats, and boots to help keep the children warm this winter.
Where: 2 Industrial Drive, Campbellford
Open Thursday at noon till 7pm, Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 5pm
What: FOOD DRIVE
Organizer: Trent Hills Foot Care Clinic
How: From November 21 until Christmas, bring in non-perishable items for the local food bank and receive a discounted rate of $45 for your foot care appointment. Call 705-653-5888
What: LIGHTS DISPLAY IN HASTINGS
Organizer: Christmas on Queen (Facebook)
How: Donations this year will go to the Angel Tree project (below) to purchase gifts for children.
What: GIFT WRAPPING FOR THE FIVE COUNTIES CHILDREN’S CENTRE
Organizer: Daniel Giddings and The Peculiar Platypus
How: This year, The Peculiar Platypus will be hosting it and the proceeds will be going to ‘Five Counties Children’s Centre’. Come out and have your gifts wrapped, make a donation and help support this great organization. For information contact me at DanielGiddings.ca
Gift wrapping takes place on December 23 (4 pm to 6 pm) and 24 (1o am to 2 pm).
What: BBQ RAFFLE FUNDRAISER FOR THE FOOD BANK
Organizer: Campbellford Home Hardware Building Centre
How: Win a Traeger Smoker BBQ and help stock the shelves at our local food bank! Visit Home Hardware at 545 Grand Road to purchase your $10 raffle ticket. All proceeds will go to the Campbellford Food Bank. Draw takes place on December 16.
What: SLEIGH HUNGER!
Organizer: WY ACT (Warkworth Youth Actively Contributing Together), Warkworth Community Service Club, Warkworth Pathfinders/Rangers, and Warkworth Firefighters
How: Drop off non-perishable food items by
Friday, December 2, 2022 to one of the following locations: Warkworth Public Library, Percy Centennial Public School, or the Warkworth Firehall
OR: Bring your food items to the Warkworth Santa Claus Parade on Friday, December 2 at 7 pm.
What: FOOD DRIVE
Organizer: Rotary Club of Campbellford and the Campbellford Rebels
How: Bring your non-perishable food items for the Fare Share Food Bank to the Campbellford Santa Claus Parade. The Rebels, in conjunction with the Rotary Club, will be collecting food items during the parade. The Annual Campbellford Santa Claus Parade takes place on Saturday, November 26th at 2 p.m.
What: ANNUAL TOY AND FOOD DRIVE
Organizer: Trent Hills Fire Department and Community Living Campbellford/Brighton
How: Drop off your donations at the Trent Hills Emergency Services Base (50 Doxsee Ave S, Campbellford) on weekdays between 8:30 am and 4 pm by Wednesday, December 7
What: HASTINGS TOY DRIVE
Organizer: The Captain’s Table and Hastings Food Bank
How: Pick a tag from the Angel Tree at the Captain’s Table in Hastings. Buy a gift and bring it (unwrapped) with the tag to the Captain’s Table before December 12.
Organizer: Community Care Northumberland
How: This program spreads joy by surprising seniors who may be experiencing isolation or loneliness with meaningful gifts during the holiday season. Be matched with a local senior or grandparent by calling 1-866-514-5774 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Purchased gifts may be dropped off at a local office on or before December 9th.
What: GIVING TUESDAY IN SUPPORT OF OUR HOSPITAL
Organizer: Scott Drummond Motors and the Campbellford Memorial Hospital Foundation
How: Tuesday, November 29th is Giving Tuesday! That day Scott Drummond Motors will match your donation to the hospital up to $10,000! PLUS The Matchmakers will also match your gift. That’s TRIPLE THE IMPACT. Drop off your donation at Scott Drummond Motors using the Donation Drive-Thru. Donors who give $20 or more will receive a special Giving Tuesday Gift plus a FREE Washer Fluid Top-up. Tim Hortons Coffee will also be served.