The Christmas Cheer Board provides grocery hampers & gifts for children 14 years and under during the holiday season.
Who can apply?
People in need and living in Winnipeg can apply for a hamper for their household. Referrals are not accepted. Individuals and families must apply on their own.
How to apply?
All hamper applications are taken by phone at Hamper Application Call Centres.
Income Assistance Applicants
IA case number required. Address must be current with IA. IA application hours:
Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30 pm
Low Income, Pensioners, Students & New Canadian Applicants
Have your Manitoba Health card ready for all adults in home.
November – normal business hours – Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30 pm
December – Extended business hours
Hamper Distribution Options
Hamper pickup begins Tuesday, December 5
Households can pickup their hamper (grocery & toys) or have it delivered to their home between December 5 and 23. Deliveries are attempted two times. On the second unsuccessful attempt, an info sheet is left with instructions that the hamper must be picked up at 895 Century St.