Mustard Seed Edmonton's Family Gift Centre accepting donations

The program allows those experiencing homelessness or living in poverty to purchase toys at a cost of $2 for their young ones, said Katie Kitschke, the organization’s director of housing.

 

Edmontonians have the chance to give some cheer this holiday season by donating gifts to a charitable organization serving children and vulnerable people.

The Mustard Seed is looking for new, unwrapped toy and gift donations for its seventh annual Family Gift Centre running December 6 & 7.

The program allows those experiencing homelessness or living in poverty to purchase toys at a cost of $2 for their young ones, said Katie Kitschke, the organization’s director of housing.

“Our goal with the Family Gift Centre is to provide caregivers with an opportunity to choose gifts for their own children or those that they care for, We are striving to create an environment where those caregivers can feel a sense of pride in being able to choose items specifically for the children in their lives and bring the joy back into Christmas.”

The Mustard Seed will be accepting toy and gift donations at the back of its central Edmonton community support centre (10568 114 St.) on weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Dec. 5.

You can also drop items off at Winter Whyte Light Up, Londonderry Mall, and Edmonton City Centre on November 29.

More information on the program can be found here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

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