I have always loved when parents involve their children in giving/charity work.  Even if it is simply the child writing a letter/card or tagging along with an explanation of what mom/dad is shopping for and why.   Sometimes, parents will take an extra senior for their child to choose the gift as well. Andrea’s 9… Read More


Spending time with our senior citizens is so needed. Christmas Smiles only helps one day a year – please call your aunts and uncles and moms and dads. http://senior.amazing-stories.tv/senior-citizens-have-a-message-to-pass-across   https://www.facebook.com/Channel4News/videos/10153317764816939/?fref=nf    … Read More


A NEW Volunteer elf who works with children at Children’s Village has offered to have the kids make a homemade card for every single one of my seniors!!! (3 residences = 266 seniors) This totally warms my heart.  For the children it will help their fine motor skills, encourage their creativity, foster the importance of… Read More


We had our kick off meeting last night! What a FABulous group I work with 🙂  If you guys only knew! Our annual Elf letter and our website will be launched on November 1st, 2015.  Look out for it! Get your elf hat ready!… Read More


Mel is out of town but would still like to participate.  Shauna has offered to purchase, wrap and deliver her gift!  WOW!  That’s commitment – and so very kind!  What special women to go out of their way to ensure a senior opens a gift at Christmas. My heart flutters when I hear these stories!… Read More


When Katrina heard of this amazing program.  She asked if her workplace would like to participate.  Not only are they providing gifts for 12 seniors, Canada Border Services Agency knows how to have a party – a wrapping party!  Once all the gifts are purchased, they will come together to wrap them before delivery. What a… Read More


My first home has 75 seniors.  Not even halfway through October and I only need 10 more volunteer elves to finish this home! WOW! Thank you for participating – you are the best elves ever!… Read More


My last post thanks Shauna for sending an email to family and friends.  Shauna’s email inspired Laura to purchase gifts for two seniors AND also send an email to her friends and from that second email, Laura’s co-worker, Colleen, has also requested two seniors. Four more seniors will receive a special gift this holiday thanks… Read More


We often get notes from our Resident Coordinators of thanks for all we do.  We feel it should be Thank you for all YOU do – without you elves, we couldn’t do it!  Thank you.  You have made many people happy this holiday season! Good morning, This is a bit late in coming but I… Read More