Holiday Gift Program
Spread some joy and give toys and gifts to kids and families involved with children’s aid this holiday season
While the annual Holiday Gift Program will once again operate a little differently as a result of Covid-19, we remain committed towards supporting Ottawa’s children, youth, and families as they celebrate diverse cultural holidays throughout the year.
Your interest in participating in the program is greatly appreciated and will help spread joy to many families in your community.
There are several ways that you can donate to the Holiday Gift Program, whether it’s through the Gift and Toy Drive, a gift card donation, or a monetary donation.
Holidays Celebrated by Children and Youth in Ottawa
Ottawa has a diverse population and the families supported by The Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa celebrate a variety holidays.
Below is a list of some of the holidays celebrated by recipients of the Holiday Gift Program.
- Chinese New Year
Gift and Toy Drive
In recognition of the diversity of religions, beliefs, and holidays of the families The Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa work with, we have renamed the Angel Tree program to ‘The Gift Drive’.
As a family or workplace, you can set up a collection of toys and gifts for children and youth of all genders and ages (0-20 years old).
From toys and sports items, to tech and clothing, gifts of all kind will make a difference to children and youth in your community.
Please note: We ask that donated toys and gifts be unwrapped.
Gift Ideas for Children and Youth
Gift Card Donations
Gift cards help support the various needs of the children, youth, and families in our community.
To support children and youth of all ages, please consider the following age groups when donating a gift card.
Please note: We ask that gift card values range from $25, $50, $75, and $100. Additionally, when donating a gift card, please ensure that the amount is clearly indicated on the card.
Gift Card Ideas for Children and Youth
“Your donation is much appreciated. It has helped me feel less stressed for the holiday season.”
– K., Mother of two
Monetary donations for the Holiday Gift Program will go towards purchasing gifts and essential items for children, youth, and families supported by The Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa.
If you wish to make a monetary donation, click the button below. You will receive a tax receipt for your donation.
Donate by cheque. Please make cheques payable to “Children’s Aid Foundation of Ottawa” and mail to:
Children’s Aid Foundation of Ottawa
1602 Telesat Court
Ottawa, ON K1B 1B1