Sonshine Community Service’s Adopt-A-Family program matches individuals, organizations and groups to families in need, with the goal to provide them with some relief during the Christmas season.
The families supported by Adopt-A-Family come from many different walks of life, but all have one thing in common: their circumstances brought them to Sonshine looking for the support and healing they need.
The families supported by the program may be current residential clients of the Sonshine Centre, past residential clients now living in the community and connected with follow-up services, families who live in the community and are supported by our community counselling program, or families with children attending Sonshine Children’s Centre. Each one of them is in need of a helping hand and support this Christmas season.
The Adopt-A-Family Sponsor is given a “wish list” which the adopted family has put together. It may include clothing articles, house hold items, toys for children, linen, groceries gift cards, etc. Once the list is in your hands, it is time to shop! The hampers will not be delivered directly to the adopted family to respect their anonymity.
Sponsors can expect Sonshine Community Services to:
For more information about the Adopt-A-Family program, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 403-705-3490.