Ripley and District Christmas Hamper Committee

Site: Mailing Address

Description (Service) COVID-19 Response 
Due to COVID-19 concerns, the 2020 Christmas Hamper program will be revised as follows: There will be no hampers with food, clothes or toys this year only. Gift cards only will be given out instead 
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, N0G2R0 * Call Larry or Marianne to see what donations are needed  
Volunteers still needed to deliver Cards hampers on Dec 1, 2020 starting at 9 am, call for details
Service Details
Hours As specified below
Dates Register for hamper in Nov 2020 * Cut off date is Nov 26, 2020 firm 
Hampers will be delivered Tue, Dec 1, 2020 * Recipient must be at home that day to receive.
Areas Served Huron-Kinloss ; 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
Application Call Larry, 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 Ripley
Address & Map
Ripley, ON
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Physical Access Not Applicable
Contact Information
Primary Contact Larry & Marianne Irwin; Phone: (Residence) 519-395-2252 * (Cell) 519-525-3224; Email:
Alternate Contact Elaine Walden; Phone: (Residence) 519-395-0239
Mailing Address c/o Ripley and District Lion's Club 
Box 149 
Ripley, ON N0G 2R0