Food and toy hampers are distributed at Christmas to local families, children’s homes, and shelters in need. Toy and gift donations are accepted all year long and can be made at any time throughout the year to the Food Bank.

Donations of food, funds, and toys can also be made during the annual Christmas Hamper Campaign which runs from November 1 to December 31, and may be made at local Safeway, Freson Brothers, and Co-op stores, and to the Food Bank. Be sure to check out our Events page for fundraising activities. To volunteer this holiday season, fill in our volunteer form.

For contact information, location, and operating hours, please visit our Contact Us page.

Help make this Christmas a little brighter for a child or teen in our community. New and unwrapped gift ideas may include:

  • Stuffies (all sizes)
  • Craft Kits
  • Science Kits
  • Lego Sets
  • RC Cars and Flyers
  • Race Tracks
  • Baby Dolls
  • Marvel, DC, Disney, Star Wars Action Figures
  • Colouring Books
  • Markers / Crayons
  • Puzzles (500+ pieces)
  • Books (youth and teen)
  • Games (youth and teen)
  • Family Games
  • Toiletry Kits
  • Headphones
  • Bluetooth Speakers
  • Mittens / Gloves and Toques
  • GT Racers and Sleds
  • Gift Cards ($25 Walmart, McDonald’s, Subway, Tim Horton’s, etc)

Office Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday:
9am — 4pm

Shopping Days

Select Wednesdays 11am-6pm
Call us to book a time

Hamper Days

Tuesdays: 10am-7pm
Thursdays: 10am-5pm

The Fort Saskatchewan Food Gatherers Society is a registered charity which operates the Fort Saskatchewan Food Bank, Christmas Hamper Campaign, School Snack Program, and various other essential programs and services from the Fort Saskatchewan Nourishment Centre in order to serve a little hope and happiness to the people of Fort Saskatchewan in various times of need.