Society of St Vincent de Paul

Prince George, B.C.

“True charity opens its arms and closes its eyes,”  -- Saint Vincent de Paul

Special Projects

Christmas Hampers

Christmas Hampers ...

     At Christmas, hampers are prepared and delivered to approximately 275

families, making the holiday season a little brighter for those who receive them.

     The delivery date for this year's hampers will be Thursday, Dec 21.  

Applications for 2017 …  

     [please note:  Information on Applications for 2018 will be posted here in November.  

          Please check back here for updated information.]



     ✤     families with children 18 and under who are living at home     

     ✤     all accepted applications will receive either a St Vincent Hamper or a

hamper from a sponsor

     ✤     cross-checking is done with other Prince George agencies     


     ✤     hampers must be applied for in person

     ✤     applicants must bring a Care Card for each family member and current

proof of current residency [eg, a utility bill, rent receipt, etc]


     ✤     1180 - 3rd Avenue  [the old St Vincent's Thrift Store]  



          Times:       10:00 am - 12:00 noon   and   1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

          Dates:          Monday, Nov 20     to   Friday,  Nov 24

                                 Monday, Nov 27     to   Friday,  Dec   1

Sponsored Hampers ...

     ✤     If you wish to be considered to receive a sponsored hamper your application must be completed by December 1, 2017.

     ✤     This does not guarantee that your application will be selected for sponsorship.

     ✤     People or groups interested in sponsoring a family should go to the sponsorship page

Important ....

     ✤     please ensure you give us a second contact number and that you notify the St Vincent de Paul Drop-in Centre if your address changes between the date you apply and the delivery date!

     ✤     If you’d like to help with the set-up and distribution of hampers, please see our current needs in the Blog or the Volunteer page

     ✤     Please check back here for updated information

2011 - arrival of perishables for Christmas Hampers

2011 - hampers are lined up numerically at St Mary’s Auditorium

2013 Bulk Breakdown work-bee at the Drop-in Centre

Hot drinks & home-made soup are served to those working to get the hampers organized & delivered