Christmas Cheer Board Articles

Cheer Board in Overdrive as Christmas Nears

Winnipeg's Christmas Cheer Board is bustling as volunteers work to sort and put together hampers for this holiday season. The charity kicked off its annual grocery bag campaign on Tuesday, encouraging the public to fill a brown paper bag with non-perishable food...

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‘Tower of Toys’ Campaign Launching for Cheer Board

The Tower of Toys will begin taking shape at The Forks today for another holiday season. The 13th annual charity event supports the Christmas Cheer Board by accepting new, unwrapped toy donations to distribute to less fortunate children in the city. “It’s really...

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Sagkeeng Couple Helps Cheer Board Cover Shortfall

The Christmas Cheer Board was facing a $50,000 shortfall on Thursday in seasonal donations, but thanks to the support of a generous couple from Sagkeeng First Nation, the charity will remain in the black. Kirby and Marie Fontaine -- who won $50 million in a Lotto Max...

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Santa Raises Funds for Christmas Cheer Board

A group of about 70 people dressed in Santa Claus suits raised funds for the Christmas Cheer Board on Saturday. The annual Winnipeg SantaCon pub crawl began at Shannon's Irish Pub and ended at the Woodbine Hotel. The Santas boarded buses, which made rounds to local...

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School Division Staff Packing a Bus for Cheer Board

Winnipeg School Division employees have organized a fundraising initiative to pack a school bus full of non-perishable items and toys for the Christmas Cheer Board. The first annual Stuff a School Bus campaign will help those in need during the holiday season. From...

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Toy, Cash Drive Raises $53K for Christmas Cheer Board

Three Winnipeg radio stations have helped to raise $53,000 in cash and 5,300 toy donations for the Christmas Cheer Board. Bell Media Radio's Christmas Miracle Toy and Cash Drive was held last Thursday, Friday and Saturday at St. Vital Centre. 99.9 BOB FM, TSN Radio...

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Annual Christmas Miracle Toy and Cash Drive Underway

Three Winnipeg radio stations began broadcasting live from St. Vital Centre this morning as part of the 30th Annual Christmas Miracle Toy and Cash Drive. Until Saturday evening, 99.9 BOB FM, TSN Radio 1290 and FAB 94.3 will be collecting donations for the Christmas...

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Christmas Cheer Board Launches Holiday Campaign

The Christmas Cheer Board launched its 2012 campaign on Tuesday, distributing 60,000 Safeway grocery bags to homes city-wide. The bags will be used to solicit and collect food donations for this year's campaign to help feed the less fortunate. They can be dropped off...

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Forks Launches Annual ‘Tower of Toys’ Campaign

The Tower of Toys campaign was launched on Monday by the Forks Market Merchants’ Association. Toys will be collected over the holiday season for the Christmas Cheer Board, which will be distributed to children in need of a gift on Christmas morning. “It’s really...

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Christmas Cheer Board Looking for Warehouse Space

The Christmas Cheer Board is in need of warehouse space for its operations this upcoming holiday season. The annual hamper drive needs 20,000-25,000-square-feet of room with a level loading dock. The empty space needs to be available during November and December, as...

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‘Christmas Miracle’ Raises $65K for Cheer Board

The three-day radiothon last week at St. Vital Centre has brought in $65,000 and more than 5,500 toys for the Christmas Cheer Board. FAB 94.3 and 99.9 BOB FM's 29th Annual Christmas Miracle was held from December 8 to 10, and encouraged listeners to come down to the...

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