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

2019 Christmas Hampers



Applications for 2019 …  

     

     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 Third Avenue, next door to the Indoor Farmers Market  

     



     When?

          Tuesday, Nov 19th - Friday, Nov 22th

          Tuesday, Nov 26th - Friday, Nov 29th

          Tuesday, Dec  3rd - Friday, Dec 6th


          10:00 am - 12:00 noon  &  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

                                



Sponsored Hampers ...

          If you wish to be considered to receive a sponsored hamper your application must be completed by November 29, 2019.

          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 after November 20, 2019

          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 ...

     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 2019 hampers will be Saturday, December 21, 2019, between 10:00 am and 12:30 pm.