Upon entering the workforce in 1999, I lost access to the plethora of volunteering opportunities associated with student life. As a result, I began volunteering for the Christmas Bureau of Edmonton (CBE).

Although I am Muslim, Christmas is my favourite holiday because it brings ample opportunities for showcasing generosity and performing good deeds. To date, I have participated in 17 annual CBE campaigns. Along the way, I have rallied friends, colleagues and family members, to join me in packing and delivering hampers, sponsoring families, staffing donation desks and providing support at the annual walk-in days. 

So, why do I choose to volunteer now? I volunteer because it’s the easiest way to “be the change you wish to see in the world” (Mahatma Gandhi).

Narmin - volunteer


Traffic Controllers - Hamper Delivery

Have fun directing traffic while drivers obtain hampers for delivery.…

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Hamper Delivery

A volunteer opportunity that will truly get you into the Christmas spirit!…

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