Help us fill a child’s Christmas wish

From Saturday, November 21, until Sunday, December 13, look for the Santas Anonymous Tree of Wishes at shopping centres throughout Greater Victoria. On each tree you’ll find Santa Bear ornaments containing gift requests from children in need, waiting to be fulfilled by caring community members. Continue reading »

2015 Christmas Hamper Applications

Santas Anonymous is now accepting applications for our 2015 Christmas Hamper program. All families supported by Santas Anonymous will receive a hamper containing food for the holiday season and gifts for children ages 17 years and under.

Applicants can submit the completed application form to our office at 1420 Broad Street (deliveries can be accepted at the front security desk 24 hours a day). Please note that the application must be signed and submitted by the parent/guardian of the family.

The deadline is December 1, 2015, but applications will close when capacity is reached. We recommend that applicants submit as soon as possible.

Download the application form (PDF)

KOOL FM Wish Day and the Uptown Toy Drive

December 11-13

kool-victoria-logo_1On Friday, December 11, tune in to 107.3 KOOL FM‘s annual Wish Day broadcast.

From 6:00am to 6:00pm, KOOL hosts will ask listeners to call in and donate presents for the thousands of children and teenagers supported by Santas Anonymous this Christmas. Help us bring good will and cheer to 1,500 families this holiday season!

We’ll also check in at Uptown Shopping Centre, where KOOL will be on location all weekend (December 11-13) for the Uptown Toy Drive. Swing by to say hello, make a donation, and make a difference. Look for the KOOL tent next to the Christmas tree.

Brunch with Santa and Santa Bear

December 6 & 13, 10:00am – 3:00pm

Santa and Santa Bear

On December 6 and 13, the Victoria Public Market is hosting Brunch with Santa and Santa Bear.

Grab your lunch from one of the market’s fantastic vendors, and enjoy it with your family in the festive community kitchen. With the donation of a new, unwrapped toy to CFAX Santas Anonymous, your children can decorate gingerbread cookies and write letters to Santa Claus.

You may even see the old man himself!

Gingerbread cookies and letters to Santa Claus are available from 10:00am – 3:00pm. Santa Claus and Santa Bear will be in the market from 11:00am – 1:00pm.

Victoria Grizzlies Toy Drive

November 27 & 28

Bring a new, unwrapped toy to an upcoming Victoria Grizzlies junior hockey game and help Santas Anonymous provide gifts for the children of 1,500 families this holiday season. Continue reading »

Reflections…a candlelight memorial service

Thursday, December 10

The holidays are a difficult time for many people who have lost a loved one. The staff at First Memorial Funeral Services invite you and your family to attend a special Candlelight Service in honour of those who have passed away and to add comfort to those who are left to cherish their memories. Continue reading »

Bottle Depot Charity Bins

From now until the end of January, return your recyclable containers to any of The Bottle Depot’s three locations and your deposit will be donated to Santas Anonymous.

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Heirloom Linens’ Charity of the Month

image001As part of its “12 Months of Giving”, Heirloom Linens has chosen Santa’s Anonymous as its “Charity of the Month” for November 2015. Head to Heirloom Linens in Broadmead Village or visit their website to purchase this month’s charity item, and 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Santas Anonymous.

Terry Moore from CFAX 1070 will broadcast live on location from 9am until 1pm on Friday, November 6, and Santa Bear is visiting Heirloom Linens on Saturday, November 7, from 1-3pm. Come down and see us!

Thank you, Heirloom Linens!