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Caring and Sharing Exchange (The)

Site: Caring and Sharing Exchange (The)

Service: Christmas Exchange Program

Alternate Name CE ; OCR
Former Name Christmas Exchange (2011)
Public Comments This organization does not do intake for the Christmas Exchange program. Program registrations have closed for the 2019 season and Caring and Sharing cannot accept additional registrations for any reason.

Callers looking for more information about their Christmas hamper or voucher application should contact the agency or worker they originally signed up with. 2-1-1 does not have access to the program’s database.
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Nepean, ON
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Mailing Address PO Box 5167 
Ottawa, ON K2C 3H4
Description and Services
Description (Service) Seasonal food assistance charity for low and fixed income families and individuals referred by social agencies, churches, schools and community groups * manages the central registry of local community organizations that offer food assistance during the Christmas season
Hours Irregular, call for details * Program registration: October 9th-November 19th, 2019 * Deliveries/pick ups: December
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Individuals falling within the Low Income Cut-Off Measures as set out by Statistics Canada 
* one person: $25,338  
* two people: $31,544 
* three people: $38,780 
* four people: $47,084 
* five people: $53,402 
* six people: $60,228 
* seven people: $67,056 
* for more than seven people, add $6,828 per person
Application Applications come from social agencies, churches, schools and community groups * all applications are indexed to avoid duplication * for questions from those who have registered, send an e-mail to 
Individuals wishing to sponsor a hamper can do so through the website by clicking on Donate and then on Sponsor a Hamper; they can also call 613-226-6434 ext 232
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Christmas Programs ; Food Collection and Storage ; Food Donation Programs ; Gift Card Distribution Programs ; Holiday Adoption Programs ; Leisure Equipment/Supplies Donation Programs ; Nongovernmental Agency Departments
Contact Information
Office Phone Administration 613-226-6434 * for questions from those already registered, e-mail
Fax 613-226-7522
Social Media Facebook Instagram Twitter
Primary Executive Cindy Smith, Executive Director
Other Details
Established 1915
Funding Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 130979172 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Brochure * newsletter * annual report
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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