Christmas Assistance

Magic of Christmas


Description
Provides Christmas assistance programs.

Service offers:

  • acceptance and distribution of donations of new clothing, toys, and Christmas trees
  • see website for list of ideas on what to donate
  • donation boxes are available across the city
  • provides santa and elves for Christmas party fundraiser
  • volunteer opportunities
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • individulas coping with emotional, physical or financial issues
  • individuals who have experienced a death in the immediate family, a lost job, or difficult medical diagnosis
  • individuals spending Christmas in a care facility away from their loved ones
  • families with low income 
Families cannot reapply if they received support in 2020, 2021, or 2022.
Application Process
Service Access: Professional Referral Required, To access service, families need a referral from:
  • social agencies & charities
  • government agencies
  • teachers
  • social workers
  • police officers
  • or Alberta Health and health care organizations
Visit website for a full list of referring organizations.
Referral Process: Yes,

Families cannot self refer. See website for list of referal services. 




Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
403-803-1619
Web Site
http://www.themagicofchristmas.org
Email
info@themagicofchristmas.org
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Documents Required

Families cannot self refer. See website for list of referal services. 

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
November 15, 2023
Location
Calgary
Hours of Operation

January - September: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Fridays only

October: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Monday to Friday
November: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Monday to Saturday
December: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM, Monday to Sunday