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Christmas Toys & Food Urgently Needed!!

The Greater Oshawa Chamber is on a mission to fill Bob’s (Bob Malcolmson, Chamber CEO and General Manager) Chevy Equinox full to overflowing with toys and food to help Settlement House bring Christmas joy to over 1,000 families in need this year. “This year,will be a tough Christmas for many in our community,” commented Sandra Sweet of Simcoe Hall Settlement House, “and as of today (December 15th) we have surpassed the 1,000 registration mark and we have a long way to go yet to help everyone.” The Chamber is asking its members to dig deep, and consider donating. The Chamber office will be open Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. from now until Thursday December 17 to accept donations. The Chamber will take donations until noon on Thursday December 24th.

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Most Needed Toy Items:
toys for infants, toddlers and preschoolers
craft and creative activities
family games and/or movies
building toys and activities for boys aged 7 to 11 years
teen gift items

Other items:
canned fruit, vegetables, stew, fish and pasta
baking mixes and side dishes
peanut butter and cheese spread
dry rice and dry pasta
tomato sauce
breakfast cereals and granola bars
canned and/or boxed juice
soup and crackers
hot chocolate, tea, coffee, sugar
powdered or canned milk
Holiday Treats


Take a moment and remember those families that need our Support at Christmas! Please consider donating!