How to Donate

Monetary donations can be made either online or by leaving a donation in the Christmas Bureau "boots", which will be set up all around Strathcona County. If you require a receipt for your donation, please include your name and address with your donation. To make an online donation, please click the "Donate Now" link below.

Companies looking to help out can donate food and beverages for our many volunteers who help out throughout the campaign. Please contact our food coordinator at

The Strathcona Christmas Bureau wants to help as many families in need as possible, and this can only be accomplished with your help. Donations can consist of toys, gifts, non-perishable food or money. There is always a special need for donations for adults and teens.

Here are some suggestions:


  • books

  • purses/bags/backpacks

  • earphones/headphones

  • electronics

  • gift cards (Indigo, Walmart, Sherwood Park Mall, Subway, Wendy's, Dairy Queen, etc.) - maximum of $25 per gift card please!

  • Art supplies (glue, markers, sketchbook, etc.)

  • Sports equipment (soccer balls, baseballs, etc.)

  • Skincare (face masks, bath bombs, lotion, etc.)

  • Hair care or hair supplies (blow dryer, shampoo, hair gel, etc.)

  • Blankets, slippers, socks

  • Stationary (such as nice notebooks)


  • books

  • toiletries

  • gift cards (fuel, coffee shops, McDonald's, Indigo, Subway, Dairy Queen, Wendy's, Walmart) - maximum of $25 per gift card please!






There are several locations to drop off a donation. Look for the bin with the Strathcona Christmas Bureau sign above it.

Locations include:

  • Sherwood Park Mall

  • Sherwood Park Costco

  • Sherwood Bowl

  • IVC (Information and Volunteer Centre)

  • Wal-Mart (Wye Road and Emerald Hills)

  • Homesense (Baseline Road)

  • Winners (Emerald Hills)

  • Sherwood Park Hospital

  • Info and Volunteer Centre

  • Sherwood Care Centre

  • Smile Dental

  • Festival Place

  • Sherwood Park Registry/Matheson

  • Discover & Learn

  • Montessori Day Care

  • Salisbury Greenhouse

  • Firehall #1

  • Marshall's

  • Kidz in the Park

  • BMO (Baseline Road)

  • County Office/Library

  • PetSmart

  • Sherwood Park Dodge

  • Michaels

  • ROXX Salan & Spa

  • Cutting Edge Hair Company

  • Sherwood Park Children's Services

  • Massive Sports