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Donate Money, Gifts and/or Time

The Powell River & District Christmas Cheer committee relies on volunteers and donations from the community to provide food and gifts for families in need at Christmas. This program was started in 1948 and provides support to over 250 families in need each year.  If you are interested in donating time, new toys or money, it would be greatly appreciated. Here are some simple ways to help:


1. Donate money.  

Donations greatly appreciated. Cheques made payable to the Powell River and District Christmas Cheer Committee may be mailed: C/O Shelley Cherry, Treasurer, 4532 Harvie Avenue, Powell River, BC   V8A 2P1.  For your convenience, you  may now email/electronic transfer your donation to  Please do not forget to email your security password and return address for your receipt.  Tax deductible receipts will be issued for donations of $20.00 or higher.


2. Donate New Toys/Gifts

While we accept toy donations, these will be kept for next year due to the current pandemic, but we will also gratefully accept gift cards for the upcoming Christmas season. Look for an update on our Facebook Page about our upcoming "Toy Drive" at the Town Centre Mall in November.

Visit our Facebook page to learn more, click here.

3. Donate your time.

The committee needs help!  Join the planning committee that helps make it all happen.   If you would like to volunteer please contact  

Lorelei Guthrie, 604-485-4681,

Deadline for 2021 hamper applications TBD