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Give the Gift of Hope this Holiday Season

For children, youths, and families that have experienced abuse, the holidays can be a difficult and stressful time. The CACAC’s Holiday Healing program aims to help spread joy and hope during the holidays. Holiday Healing empowers our families by having the parent/guardians involved in picking out the donated gifts and receiving gift-wrap – allowing the gifts to be from them, with your help

You can be a part of hope, help, and healing this holiday season!

Download our wish list here!


Ways to Give

With your help, we are able to provide brand-new gifts & toys to our children  and their siblings. Each child receives a new book, and 3-4 age-appropriate gifts. Because of your generosity, we are also able to gift each family with a board game and gift-cards that service household needs.

  • Make  a  Donation


    Want to make a difference but don’t have time to shop? Let us help! Your donation will go directly to Holiday Healing and collecting the gifts and gift-wrap needed for our children and their families. Donate online here  or drop off a cash donation. Once all the gifts have been purchased and given, any additional funds will go towards building a stronger foundation for our Centre, with focused efforts on expanding our programming. We also accept cheques! Please designate Holiday Healing in the memo. Checks can be made out to:

    Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre
    #310, 70 College Circle
    Red Deer, AB, Canada
    T4R 0V4
    Memo: Holiday Healing

    Please call ahead before making any in-office donations.

    Office: 587-272-2233

  • Shop fOr A faMily


    The greatest joy comes from giving!   We have a wish list that you can shop from to help spread joy this season. This year, we are most in need of items for youths aged 12-17.

    All item donations must be new, in  the original packaging. You can also download our list by clicking here!

    Note: Tax receipts are available. In order to get a tax receipt, you must provide the original purchase receipt ($20.00 or more). 

  • PURchase A GiFt carD


    Gift cards are one of the easiest ways to help our families. They allow for families to go out and eat together, shop for necessary house-hold items, get to and from appointments, and have a shared holiday meal on the table.

    Here are some of the types of Gift Cards we are looking for:

    • Wal-Mart
    • Superstore
    • Gas cards
    • Restaurant/ Fast Food cards
    • Movie Theatre cards

Your Gift Matters

Donations of any size, in any way, have a vital impact on our Centre and the support we are able to offer our children, youths, and families. Your gift today will make for a brighter holiday for our courageous children.

Thank you for being a beacon of hope this holiday season.