• Holiday Helper Program

Christmas Support Programs

Christmas programs:

Share the spirit of Christmas:

Where to give

Do you need help this Christmas:

Where to Go for Help

For info on donating please contact the Okotoks Family Resource Centre.

Christmas Support Programs

If you need help to get through the holiday season, please contact one of these local agencies for support.

Christmas Support Programs in Okotoks

Christmas Meal Hampers:
Okotoks Food Bank, 403-651-6629

Christmas Gift Bags for Children

For children 18 years & younger
The Salvation Army Foothills Community Ministries, 403-652-2195 ext. 2

Residents of Foothills County

Christmas Meal Hampers: Salvation Army 403-652-2195 ext. 2 •

Christmas Family Assistance (gifts): Foothills County, 403-603-6229

Christmas Meal Hampers: Baby It’s Cold Outside, 403-660-3648

Residents of Black Diamond, Turner Valley, Longview, Millarville & Priddis

Christmas Meal Hampers
Oilfields Food Bank, 403-612-1291 or 403-669-3668

Christmas Gift Bags for Children For children high school age & younger
The Salvation Army Foothills Community Ministries, 403-652-2195 ext. 2

Where to give

Several organizations provide Christmas support to residents in the Foothills region. Please contact them for details on how to donate, what you can give or how you can volunteer. Please donate early!

Okotoks Family Resource Centre
Help residents facing financial challenges “the other 364 days” of the year. Your donations will fund emergency gas and grocery
cards, and recreation fee subsidies.
Call 403-995-5375
Okotoks Food Bank

Christmas meal hampers. Donations of food and cash are gratefully accepted. You may also choose to Adopt-a-Family.
Call 403-651-6629

Magic of Christmas

Christmas cheer and gifts to referred residents. Donations of cash and gift cards are appreciated or donate new, unwrapped toys at ATB, Monkey Mountain, Village Lane Dental , Kids & Company, Papillon Medical Clinic, Fischer Crescent Retail, White Bull and Fountain Tire Okotoks.
Call 403-803-3085 or 403-938-5800

High River FCSS

Donations of gifts, gift cards and cash for single/senior adults.
Call 403-652-8620

Foothills County

Offering a “hand up” to those in need. Cash donations and gift cards for gas and grocery stores are appreciated.
Call 403-603-6229

Rowan House Emergency Shelter

Bring joy to women and children fleeing domestic violence during this difficult time of year. Visit www.rowanhouse.ca to purchase
items from our wish book. Donate cash and gift cards. Volunteers needed!
Call 403-603-5998

The Salvation Army

Toys for children (18 years and under). Donations of new, unwrapped toys and gift cards are gratefully accepted. Christmas
meal hampers. Drop off boxes are available in Okotoks and High River. Financial donations welcome. Volunteers needed!
Call 403-652-2195 ext. 2

My City Care's Campaign Shop of Wonders

Victory Church 

Toys and gifts for children 18 years &and under, can be dropped of at Trident Auto Wash, Momentum Physical Therapy, Alberta Dance Academy, Eyes 360, My Family Dental, Sector 6 Supplements Foods.

For more information email  Victory Church

Emergency Assistance Program

Local agencies work together to ensure needs of everyone in our community are met over the Christmas season. If you would like information on available support programs, see the information below.

Emergency Assistance

The Okotoks Family Resource Centre recognizes that families may need help the other 364 days of the year, and runs programs to subsidize recreation fees, provide emergency gas or grocery cards, and help with back to school supplies. Consider making a tax-deductible donation to help fund these programs during 2020.  


Okotoks Healthy Family Resource Centre
Sun: Closed
Mon - Fri: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sat: Closed
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