On our testimonials page an elf wrote one for us! How wonderful is that?  We have the BEST volunteers ever!! I love this program! There is so much done in our community for children and families which is fabulous, but, not much for lonely seniors. I am very happy to take part and continue to… Read More


You’re off work – it’s still early in the season so not many people are shopping yet — It’s a little chilly outside, so it’s a perfect day to shop for your senior!!! We still have plenty of lists ready for elves – contact us to get yours soon!  … Read More


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


I spoke to my newest residence today (I am doing THREE homes this year!).  It is so nice to talk to the coordinators.  This gentleman, Wayne, asked if I knew Darren.  Darren was the man who started this whole thing. (He moved to Ottawa on assignment (Armed Forces) and during Christmas he felt extra lonely.… 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