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

2018 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 Saturday, Dec 22.  



Applications for 2018 …  

     

     Who?

     ✤     families with children 19 years 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     



     How?

     ✤     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]



     Where?  

     ✤     1310 - 3rd Avenue  [next door to the Indoor Farmers Market]  

     



     When?

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


          Dates:          Tuesday, Nov 20     to   Friday,  Nov 23

                                 Tuesday, Nov 27     to   Friday,  Nov  30

                                 Tuesday, Dec   4     to   Friday,  Dec    7




Sponsored Hampers ...

     ✤     If you wish to be considered to receive a sponsored hamper your application must be completed by November 30, 2018.

     ✤     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
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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

Christmas Hampers 2018

Volunteer Needs  ...


We are entering our busiest time of the year.  The gift of volunteers and their time and talent is what enables us to carry on our work.  


If you are interested in helping with the volunteer needs associated with our Christmas Hamper Programme, please click here to learn more.