THIRD DAY OF BLOGMAS: Giving Back — Favorite Holiday Charities

Calgary based blog shares her favorite holiday charities. The third day of Blogmas is all about giving back.
Good Morning Gorgeous
Is everyone else busy getting Christmas presents, baking & gatherings planned? Oh boyyy right?
Well let’s just slow down for a second.
Today is all about Holiday charities.
 
I am the first to admit life can get hectic, especially around the holidays. Sometimes it’s easy to lose sight on what really matters. I wanted to take a moment today and plan out some charities that we can all help by raising awareness and/or participating in.
 
I’m going to be sharing with all of you my favorite holiday charities in Calgary! 
  
 
Calgary based blog shares her favorite holiday charities. The third day of Blogmas is all about giving back.
 
 

Music For a Winter Evening

HEY YYC! This one is TONIGHT. Like December 13th, 2016. You can purchase tickets here. It’s the 16th Annual Music For a Winter Evening in support of the Calgary Dream Centre sponsored by Legacy Family of Companies. This cause helps over 3,000 homeless men and women in Calgary with the Calgary Dream Centre’s new women’s program addition.
This local organization promotes healthy life change for our cities homeless population and those dealing with addiction.

The concert will be taking place at the Jack Singer Concert Hall at 7:30PM tonight. 

This evening  JUNO Award winning singer/songwriter, Steve Bell, along with band mates Gilles Fournier, Bart McKay, and Murray Pulver will be preforming.

Once again, get your tickets HERE!

 

The Magic of Christmas

NEXT, The Magic of Christmas. First of all, I love the name! So cute. What they do…. incredible. 

I’ve quoted this from their site because it is SO well worded:

 

From this humble beginning 32 years ago, the Magic of Christmas has grown to a volunteer family of 800  Santas and elves!  On Christmas Eve we:

  • use 18 donated Calgary Transit buses

  • send the elves out on 36 shifts of six and a half hours each

  • visit over 500 families

  • bring cheer to over 4500 people in hospitals and other institutions.

 

I love it! There are a ton of drop off locations. Here is their interactive map. Just put together your fav items and drop them off! They will even take money as well.

 

CanadaHelps

LASTLY, for all of you tech savvy individuals, CanadaHelps is an online way to donate to any fundraiser or charity of your choice! 

They have made a super user friendly page to make donating literally at the click of a button if you are feeling under the weather or something unexpected comes up in life.  

  
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+ Head to STEFANIE’S BLOG HERE to enter today’s exclusive giveaway! 
 
IT’S RELAXING FOOT SCRUB + NAIL POLISH.
 
Calgary based blog shares her favorite holiday charities. The third day of Blogmas is all about giving back.
 
 

Check out the Blogger directory for some more FAB Blogmas posts!!!!

> Honey & Betts 

> Blonde & Ambitious 

> By Brittani Lauren

> According to Blaire

> Everyday with Bay

> The Wandering Brunette

> Mommy Gone Healthy

> The Strattons

> 30A Street Style

> Gingham & Ginger

 

LASTLY,

Heads up. We’ve got a super packed month and here’s how it’s gunna play out: 

1st Day’s Gift Guide >> Thoughtfully Box

2nd Day’s Favourite Holiday Beauty Look >> Lipsense Kit

3rd Day’s Favourite Holiday Charities >> Foot Scrub + Nail Polish

4th Day’s Favourite Holiday Party Outfit

5th Day’s Christmas Decor

6th Day’s Last Minute Gifts & Stocking Stuffers

7th Day’s Holiday Hair

8th Day’s Local Holiday Attractions

9th Day’s Christmas Sweaters

10th Day’s Cookie Recipe

11th Day’s Letter To “Santa”

12th Day’s Christmas Movies

Final Day’s Christmas Traditions

 

So if you are DYING to read one of these, plan accordingly, I would HATE for you to miss out on these giveaways!!

 

 

xxoo Drea Marie

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