Barrie and District Christmas Cheer

Site: Barrie

Record #: BAR0019
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 14 Nov 2023


Description (Service) Assemble and distribute Food hampers, children's gifts and/or gift cards at Christmas to individuals and families in Barrie, Innisfil, Essa, Springwater and Oro Townships who are in need
  • each hamper contains ingredients for a full-course Christmas dinner, as well as lunch and breakfast foods for about a week
  • each child up to ten years receives a new quality toy and youths ages 11-16 years receive a gift certificate
  • To donate online go to Donate Christmas Cheer or send by mail or drop off at a centre
  • donor gifts can be made in someone's name (receive a gift card to give)
  • for Christmas Cheer fundraising events click here

    Service Details

    Hours Online available Mon-Sun 24 hours. See in person dates and times below

    Dates: Online Applications taken until mid Dec 2023
    Areas Served Barrie ; Essa ; Oro-Medonte ; Springwater ; Innisfil County ; See Coverage area,
    • For those receiving financial assistance or no assistance at all
    • Supports people who need help to cover the extras at Christmas
    • available to grandparents raising grandkids, single parents, married parents, families and single people too
    Application Check Website/Social Media in late October for dates, apply online or in-person

    • application requires uploading documents providing proof of income
    • access to a computer, tablet or mobile device is a requirement
    • have your selected documents ready prior to starting your online application
    • Click here to apply online.
    In Person
    Visit an application assistance centre location, Click here for guidelines and required documents

    2023 Dates
    Kozlov Mall, 400 Bayfield St, Barrie (Previous Video Time Location)
    Nov. 27, 28 & 29, 2023: 9:30 am-3 pm
    Nov 30, 2023: 11 am-7 pm
    Dec. 1, 2023: 9:30 am-3 pm
    Dec. 2, 2023: 9:30 am-12 noon
    Dec 4, 5 & 6, 2023: 9:30 am-3 pm

    Innisfil location: Innisfil Lions Hall, 982 Innisfil Beach Rd. in Alcona
    Thu Nov 30, 2023: 3 pm-6 pm
    Languages English
    Fees None

    Address and Location

    Located In Community Barrie
    Address & Map
    Barrie & District Christmas Cheer Headquarters
    49 Truman Rd
    Barrie, ON
    Canada L4N 8Y7
    Intersection Huronia Rd and Truman Rd
    Physical Access Fully Accessible

    Contact Information

    Office Phone 705-730-0449
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    Mailing Address Barrie & District Christmas Cheer 
    Box 161 
    Barrie, ON 
    Canada L4M 4T2

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