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United Way's Coats for Kids and Families initiative ensures that children and families in need receive clean, gently used coats and warm winter clothing. At the Edmonton Christmas Market, volunteers will be collecting donations of winter wear aboard the Fort Edmonton Park Polar Express to be distributed to local agency partners. By volunteering your time, you’ll be helping local families survive our region's harsh winters and meet their basic needs.
In appreciation 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.
Volunteering for the Edmonton Christmas Market takes place at Fort Edmonton Park, 7000 143 St NW, Edmonton, AB.
Parking is available.