January 13, 2018
Our 2017 Christmas Hamper Campaign has now wrapped up. This past year, we were able to help 220 families in our community by providing them with a hamper with all of the fixings for a full Christmas dinner (turkey, stuffing, potatoes, veggies, cake and sweet treats) as well as a week’s worth of meals, including fresh foods.
Obviously, this program is a very large and expensive undertaking. We are very grateful to the many volunteers who assisted us, notably from our supporting churches, the schools who conducted food drives and the many businesses, community groups and individuals who contributed to this year’s campaign, including:
Abbott Point of Care
Acc-Par Systems Ltd
Arlington Woods Free Methodist Church
Bin There Dump That Ottawa
Chandra Arya, MP
Barrhaven Food Cupboard
Barrhaven Lions Club
Bells Corners Animal Hospital
Bells Corners BIA
Bells Corners Public School
Bells Corners United Church
Briargreen Public School
Councillor Rick Chiarelli
Canadian Produce Marketing Association
Canadian Showtime Chorus
Catholic Women’s League – St. Martin de Porres
Christ Church Bells Corners
Christmas Cheer Foundation
The Co-operators/David Proulx Insurance Inc.
Crystal Beach Girl Guides
Councillor Keith Egli
Golder Associates Ltd
IODE Walter Baker Chapter
Knight of Columbus Canon John Burke Council 6217
Knoxdale Public School
Knox United Church
LaBarge Weinstein LLP
Lakeview Public School
Lisa MacLeod, MPP
Manordale Public School
Marcantonio Constructors Inc.
19 Nepean Scouts
Nepean Seniors Recreation Centre
Ottawa Nepean Canadians Sports Club
Ottawa Public Library – Centennial Branch
Our Lady of Peace School
St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church
St. Paul High School
United Church Women – Unit 4 at Bells Corners United Church
Valley Men Choir
Walls and Ceilings Contractors Association of Ottawa
and dozens of individual donors.
Thank you all so very much!
November 13, 2017
2017 Christmas Hamper Campaign
Our 2017 Christmas Hamper Campaign is now underway. Each year, FAMSAC provides a Christmas hamper to over 220 families in our community. Each hamper is filled with all of the fixings for a full Christmas dinner (turkey, stuffing, potatoes, veggies, cake and sweet treats) as well as a week’s worth of meals, including fresh foods.
If your family needs a little help this holiday season, please call 613-820-5428 and leave a message on our answering machine requesting a Christmas hamper. One of our volunteers will be in touch with you to confirm the arrangements.
Obviously, this program is a very large and expensive undertaking. That’s why we’re also inviting families and businesses within our community to sponsor a Christmas hamper for their neighbours. A $100 donation covers the cost of one full hamper. You can make a contribution to our Christmas Hamper Campaign by sending a cheque to our mailing address or online via Canada Helps.