|Record #: BAR2871||Last Modified: 21 Oct 2021||Last Full Update: 21 Oct 2021|
|Description (Service)||The Salvation Army facilitates a Christmas Assistance program for families in need over the holiday season, an annual Christmas Kettle Campaign and Santa Shuffle to help raise funds for a variety of programs and services offered throughout the year.
Christmas Assistance Program
Last minute assistance for families who have missed the Christmas Cheer deadline and are not already receiving Christmas assistance from another organization. Families will receive some toys for children and food items for a Christmas dinner e.g. turkey, potatoes, canned vegetables etc.
Christmas Kettle Campaign
A fundraising effort that occurs each year during the Christmas season. Volunteers are needed to man kettles at a variety of locations around Barrie. Kettle Campaign helps support the various programs and services offered at the Barrie Bayside Mission Centre throughout the year.
In partnership with the Running Room, the Salvation Army hosts the annual Santa Shuffle in early December. This fun run/walk raises money for families and individuals in need during the Christmas season and throughout the year. Santa Shuffle is the first Saturday in December, starts at 10 am at Heritage Park, Barrie Waterfront. See website for more information www.santashuffle.ca.
|Public Comments||People who have missed the Christmas Cheer deadline can apply for the Salvation Army's Christmas Assistance program. They cannot apply for both, and must show eligibility.|
|Hours||Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4 pm|
|Areas Served||Alliston ; Angus ; Barrie ; Beeton ; Belle Ewart ; Bradford ; Churchill ; Cookstown ; Gilford ; Innisfil ; Lefroy ; Loretto ; Midhurst ; Minesing ; Oro Station ; Thornton|
|Eligibility||Christmas Assistance Program: families in need must not be receiving Christmas Cheer or any other Christmas assistance. Applicant must provide identification, rent receipt, income statement, current bills, identification of children if they are not listed on the income statement.|
|Application||Christmas Assistance Program: call for information and an interview|
|Address and Location|
|Located In Community||Barrie|
|Address & Map||
Barrie Bayside Mission Centre
16 Bayfield St
Barrie, ON L4M 3A4
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|Intersection||Bayfield St and Dunlop St E|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Social Media|| Facebook: www.facebook.com/Salvation-Army-Barrie-Bayside-Mission-Centre-810678045700557/
|Primary Contact||Laura Brown, Community and Family Services Coordinator; Phone: 705-728-3737 ext 227; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Contact||Dwayne O'Connor, Director of Programs; Phone: 705-728-3737 ext 222; Email: email@example.com|
|Primary Executive||Major Stephanie Watkinson, Executive Director; Phone: ext 223; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|