Charities You Can Support this Holiday Season 2021

 
👉 Harvest House helps to feed hungry people, gives people dealing with homelessness a safe place to stay, helps addicted people get healthy, and even teaches skills to help folks get jobs and back on their feet.
-- Here is their 2021 Christmas Meal Campaign Donation Link: (https://harvesthouseatlantic.org/campaign?fbclid=IwAR1o8O9sMt40xhmI6rE9Q6wbr-yh0UhhxwwclE2--9KeKEnRsQMe7JYxfH4)
-- Donate a Christmas meal online HERE (under 4 bucks buys a meal for someone!)
-- Other Donations online HERE
-- Volunteer some of your time CLICK HERE
-- Donate items (maybe like Winter clothes and boots?) Harvest House Office is at 108 High St
-- Or you can give over the phone by calling 506-855-0626

 
👉 YMCA Moncton's ReConnect Street Intervention Program helps at-risk people and people dealing with homelessness. You can give money, gift cards, hygiene products, anything is appreciated! CLICK HERE for more info. One of the big ReConnect fundraisers has been Battle of the Brains, a fun night of team trivia. It was cancelled last year because of lousy stinkin' Covid, but watch for it in the Spring of 2022!! (https://moncton.ymca.ca/about-us/contact-us/)

👉 Salvus Clinic on Church Street helps people who are:  1) going through homelessness, 2) dealing with poverty, 3) struggling with mental health issues and substance use, and more. You can donate time, money, or products to help people. Click their Facebook link or THIS WEBSITE.

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Food Depot Christmas Boxes help people and families who depend on the Food Bank. If you or someone you know is in need of support this holiday season call 506-800-1174 for information on the Christmas Food Box program or CLICK HERE to find some helping resources. Any time you need help with food you can call 506-383-4281 to make an appointment with the Peter McKee Food Centre (475 Saint George). LAST YEAR, Christmas Boxes had to be picked up because of lousy stinkin' Covid so maybe double check on that... for info please call call 506-383-4281. 
- To donate to the Food Box Program CLICK HERE.
- To make another type of donation CLICK HERE for more info.
- In past years, volunteers were needed to deliver food boxes, but it might not be possible in a time of Covid... Last year Christmas Boxes had to be picked up by recipients because of Covid. This article explains more.
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Salisbury Helping Hands appreciates your donations! *How to donate might be different this year because of Covid, we recommend that you call them. Last year you could donate at:
-- Salisbury Helping Hands (64 Douglas Street) (506-372-9787). Their website says they are open Tues and Wed from 10a to 4p
-- Salisbury Baptist (3128 Main Street) (506-372-5179)
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- Atlantic Wellness Community Centre gives free therapy to young people going through mental health issues. Please consider giving a donation to Atlantic Wellness in someone's name this Christmas! CLICK HERE to donate online or stop in to 225 Lutz St Moncton.

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How to Help the Salvation Army to help others:
1) See a Salvation Army Kettle somewhere around town? Put money in that kettle! Your donation will help families around here. Many kettles even have tap-to-pay!
2) Donate to Salvation Army Maritimes HERE. 
3) We will be at Sobeys Vaughan Harvey on Dec 2 and 3 collecting toys for our Stuff-a-Bus Toy Drive! (all donated toys go to the Salvation Army to help families in our region)
Here's the Moncton Facebook: (https://www.facebook.com/SAMoncton)
 
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Canadian Blood Services hopes that you can donate blood this Christmas season! The need for blood is constant, and donor numbers take a dip during the holidays. Walk-ins are not allowed this year because of Covid. Please book an appointment: 1-888-236-6283 or Blood.ca or get the free app (iphone) (android). Click HERE for more info.Canadian Blood Services is at 500 Mapleton Rd.
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- Fill the Bus is about cramming a bus full of non-perishable food donations for the food bank. Any Anglo East School is happy to accept your food donation during Fill the Bus... see this List of Schools. You can also donate through school cash online HERE.
Note: Watch for school volunteers collecting food donations at Sobeys Elmwood Drive and Sobeys Vaughan Harvey Blvd on Saturday, December 18th between 9a and 2p.
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Did we miss something? Let us know!! Thanks :)

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