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Closer to Home’s annual Adopt-a-Family initiative helps low-income families provide their children with all the joys of Christmas.

Donate by December 3rd to support a family!

I want to support a family!
I’m a family in need!

How does this work?

Review the Gift Value Guidelines

Review the Gift Value Guidelines

Determine the family size that best suits your budget based on our Gift Value Guidelines. These guidelines help ensure every family benefits equally from this initiative, and no family members are overlooked.

Submit your donation

Submit your donation

Once you have determined the family size you would like to be matched with, submit your donation. With your donation, families will receive gift cards to purchase groceries and gifts. Please submit your donation by December 3rd in order to be matched with a family.

*Please note: All financial donations are eligible for a tax receipt. Due to COVID-19 safety protocols, we are unable to accept in-kind donations this year.

Receive information about your adopted family

Receive information about your adopted family

Once you have submitted your donation, we will get to work on matching you up with a family. Once you are matched, we will contact you by email with more information about the family you are supporting.

*Please note: You will receive more information about the unique family you have been matched with by December 20th or sooner.



Families will receive a gift card package, purchased using your generous donation. We will be delivering the gift cards to each family as soon as possible to give them enough time to shop and get their gifts wrapped before Christmas Day!

Other ways to help

Other ways to help

Want to help but unable to support an entire family? Become a “Big Hearts” donor!

Donations made from “Big Hearts” donors will support families experiencing crisis or struggles throughout the holiday season and into the new year.

*Please note: Big Hearts donors will not be matched with a family. Instead, your donation will help support as many families as possible over the next few months.


Check out our FAQ
Email us

Or contact Jessica at (403) 681-6744

Are you a family in need of support? Please contact our North Central Family Resource Network at (403) 543-0555.

Thank you to our sponsors:

Pacific Canbriam Energy

Title Sponsor

Pacific Canbriam Energy

Gold Sponsor

Sponsorship Opportunities

We are currently accepting corporate sponsorships in support of Adopt-a-Family. Our sponsors ensure hundreds of local families can access Christmas support. Sponsorships provide Closer to Home with the ability to dedicate the necessary resources towards this important annual initiative, which runs alongside our regular year-round programming.

Contact Jessica at or (403) 681-6744 to learn more about the different sponsorship opportunities.

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