Ripley and District Christmas Hamper Committee

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Description
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response
Due to COVID-19 concerns, the 2021 Christmas Hamper program will be the same format as last year: There will be no hampers with food, clothes or toys this year only. Gift cards only will be given out instead. Volunteers are needed to deliver Cards hampers on Nov 30, 2021 starting at 9 am, call for details.

They will still be collecting donations of cash, cheques and gift cards, with the donations being used to purchase gift cards from local suppliers.

Regular Service
Christmas hampers are available for low income families and people needing assistance in the Ripley area. Hamper includes a gift card for recipient to purchase their turkey, ham or other food choice, along with various other items such as produce, eggs, cheese and toys.

Donations of non-perishable food, toys and money are accepted and can be dropped off at boxes set up at: True Value/Pollock Electric, Ripley Variety (on Hwy 6), Amberley Store, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 440 and various churches. Cheque donations are to be made out to Ripley and District Lions Club and dropped off or mailed to the Lions Club, Box 149 Ripley, N0G 2R0. Call Marianne to see what donations are needed .
Service Details
Hours Register for hamper in Nov 2021. Cut off date is Nov 25, 2021 firm.
Hampers will be delivered Tue, Nov 30, 2021. Recipient must be at home that day to receive.
Dates Register for hamper in Nov 2021. Cut off date is Nov 25, 2021 firm. 
Hampers will be delivered Tue, Nov 30, 2021. Recipient must be at home that day to receive.
Areas Served West half of the municipality including Ripley
Boundaries Saratoga Road/Boundary (excluding Kincardine), south to Hwy 86 (excluding Lucknow), east to Hwy 1 including Kinlough
Eligibility Low income

Residency Requirements: Saratoga Road/Boundary (excluding Kincardine), south to Hwy 86 (excluding Lucknow), east to Hwy 1 including Kinlough
Application Call Marianne or Elaine to apply for a Christmas hamper or register at the Kincardine Food Bank (421 Russell St). Individuals are required to go through a Social Agency.
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Huron-Kinloss
Address & Map
Huron-Kinloss, ON
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Physical Access Not Applicable
Contact Information
Primary Contact Marianne Irwin; Phone: (res) 519-395-2252; (cell) 519-525-3224; Email: mlirwin@hurontel.on.ca
Alternate Contact Elaine Walden; Phone: (Residence) 519-395-0239
Volunteer Coordinator John Kelly; Phone: 519-955-9884; Email: ripleylions@gmail.com
Primary Executive Elaine Walden; Phone: 519-395-0239
Mailing Address c/o Ripley and District Lion's Club; Box 149 
Ripley, ON 
Canada N0G 2R0

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