We’ve received many stories over the years, both from clients thanking us for what we do and from businesses and volunteers making a difference to clients that have received our support. Browse the stories below and get ready to be inspired!

Grace’s Story

Grace’s Story

After a series of unexpected health challenges and financial struggles, Grace found herself in the humbling and difficult position of needing to ask for help.

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Angie’s Story

Angie’s Story

Why does she continue to volunteer?  “I enjoy it.  I meet so many people.  I do it to give back to the community”.

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Fadi’s Story

Fadi’s Story

 Fadi and his daughter showed up to our walk-in days last year for the first time and he knew something was different. 

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Caron Transportation Systems - Christmas Bureau

Caron Transportation Systems’ Story

For more years than he can count, Bruno Muller, President of Caron Transportation Systems, has been supporting the Christmas Bureau of Edmonton.

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Jennaya’s Story

Jennaya’s Story

Jennaya who was a new mother at 18, is all too familiar with the worries that Christmas brings to new families.

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Narmin’s Story - Christmas Bureau

Narmin’s Story

My commitment to volunteerism was borne of parental expectations; however, I agree with Ralph Waldo Emerson’s assertion that “one of the most beautiful compensations in life is that no person can help another without he

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Cheyenne’s Story - Christmas Bureau

Cheyenne’s Story

It was a mere four days before Christmas when Cheyenne’s family had moved again. To ensure that she was always able to provide for her family, Cheyenne’s mom was forced to get creative.

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Marion’s Story - Christmas Bureau

Marion’s Story

Marion’s time with the Christmas Bureau began 13 years ago, after a friend had suggested that she would be “an awesome volunteer.”

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Peter’s Story - Christmas Bureau

Peter’s Story

Peter has been involved with the Christmas Bureau, in many volunteer capacities, since the mid-90s.

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