Volunteer at the Xmas market - United Way Alberta Capital Region

Coats for Kids and Families Volunteer Opportunity

United Way’s Coats for Kids and Families program provides clean, gently used coats and warm winter clothing for children and families in need in the Alberta Capital Region. Volunteers will accept donations of new and clean, gently used winter wear to be distributed to local agency partners during the Edmonton Christmas Market. By volunteering your time, you’ll be helping local families survive our regions harsh winters and meet their basic needs.

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Why United Way?

United Way looks at the big picture in order to deliver a coordinated network of services and programs to address a range of needs for children and families who are struggling.

By joining the community response to poverty, you can make a tremendous impact on the lives of local people.

“The overall experience was great! The staff was very welcoming and informative, and the task was very straightforward and organized.”

Coats for Kids & Families Volunteer

Sign up to help United Way fill the Fort Edmonton Park train

~November 30 to December 18, 2022~

Shifts are two hours long, with a minimum of two people per shift. This is an outdoor volunteer opportunity — please ensure you are dressed for sitting outside, no matter the weather.

As a thank you for your time, you’ll receive free entry into the Edmonton Christmas Market for the day of your shift. Discover captivating light displays, unique culinary experiences, roving performances, festive live theatre, family-friendly workshops, a local market of 100+ rotating vendors, tasty treats, and a whole lot of holiday cheer.

Location

Volunteering for the Edmonton Christmas Market takes place at Fort Edmonton Park, 7000 143 St NW, Edmonton, AB.

Parking is available.

The Edmonton Christmas Market is hosted by The Public and Fort Edmonton Park.

Discover captivating light displays, unique culinary experiences, roving performances, festive live theatre, family-friendly workshops, a local market of 100+ rotating vendors, tasty treats, and a whole lot of holiday cheer!

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