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Holiday Donations 2021: Delivering for our Communities!

After a year full of peaks and valleys, we are excited to welcome the holiday season with cheer and excitement. With all the hustle and bustle in each of our branches, we are feeling extremely grateful to all the entrepreneurs that make up our amazing Chit Chats community. 

More than ever, this past year has taught us the importance of family, togetherness and the true meaning of the holidays. Whatever you celebrate, it is a time to show love, be compassionate and reach out to those in need. For that reason, we want to continue our holiday tradition of contributing to local charities and supporting our communities in their fight to tackle food insecurity. 

Holiday Donations for our Local Food Banks

Each branch will be partnering with local food banks to collect donations of non-perishable food items. Starting November 22 – December 22  an area will be set up in your branch where you can drop off any of the listed items located on their donations pages along with your shipments. These donations will be delivered to our partner organizations and will directly benefit families in need this holiday season. 

Our goal is to fill a skid (need a layman’s term) of donations in each Chit Chats region, and send it to a local food bank. There is a  wishlist of the items with the greatest need in each region but we will be grateful to accept any donation you are able to make. No matter the size of the donation, it will go towards fighting hunger in Canada and we greatly appreciate your help in taking on this challenge. 

Local Food Banks 

Virtual Fundraiser

We also are contributing through a virtual fundraiser to support those that are in need this holiday season. The donations collected will be distributed to these very worthy nonprofits who are unable to accept physical donations at this time. Our goal is to reach $2,500! To learn more about each of these organizations and how they are supporting families, please visit their website. 

How to Make Virtual Donation

This year we decided to move our holiday donations online for the safety and well-being of our staff and clients.

To make your donation, please visit our fundraiser campaign page.

  1. Indicate the amount you would like to donate next to the charity or charities of your choice.
  2. Click “Continue with my Donation” and complete your donor and tax recipient information. All gifts of $3 or more will receive a tax receipt.
  3. Make your one-time donation with a credit card. VISA, MasterCard or American Express cards are accepted.

Thank you to everyone who has donated and those who are planning to! Your kindness makes all the difference! 

Wishing you a safe and warm holiday!

The Chit Chats Team