Ripley and District Christmas Hamper Program

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Record #: GBA2157
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 31 Oct 2023


Description (Service) Serves low income individuals and families living in Ripley and surrounding area who need assistance at Christmas.

Each recipient receives a grocery gift card for the recipient to purchase food items for Christmas, as well as gift cards for children under the age of 18 who reside in the family home. As in the previous three years, only gift cards will be given (no toys, food or clothing items).

Families may be referred by schools, community service agencies or churches.

This program is fully funded by the donations of individuals, service groups, churches and businesses and welcomes donations of cash or gift cards.

The Ripley and District Hamper Committee is comprised of a group of volunteers from service clubs, churches, schools and interested community volunteers and is administered through the Ripley Lions.

Service Details

Hours Registrations must be received by Nov 30, 2023 and deliveries will occur on Dec 7, 2023
Recipient must be at home to receive the hamper or contact John at 519-955-9884 to make alternate arrangements.
Areas Served Huron-Kinloss ; West half of the municipality including Ripley
Eligibility Low income

Residency Requirements: Saratoga Road/Boundary (excluding Kincardine), south to Hwy 86 (excluding Lucknow), east to Hwy 1 including Kinlough
Application For questions about donations or the Hamper program, please contact John Kelly at 519-955-9884 or email

Applicants are referred through schools, community service agencies and churches.

Applications are also available at the food bank Anglican Church of the Messiah (415 Russell St E, Kincardine, ON, N2Z 2A9).

To make a donation, cheques may be made out to Ripley and District Lions. Mailing address for cheques is Ripley Lions Hampers, 119 Hemlock Street, Kincardine, Ontario N2Z 2X3. E-transfers may be sent to
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Ripley
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Ripley, ON
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Physical Access Not Applicable

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-955-9884
Primary Contact John Kelly, Coordinator/Chair
Alternate Contact Ann Miller, Committee Member; Phone: 519-395-2990
Mailing Address c/o John Kelly 
119 Hemlock St 
Kincardine, ON 
Canada N2Z 2X3

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