Sponsor a family this Christmas!

Christmas is a very stressful time for low-income families. Parents must often choose basic necessities over a Christmas meal or a special gift. By sponsoring a family this holiday season, you can make their Christmas shine brighter and help give kids a Christmas morning they otherwise may not have.


Sign up to support a family by Friday, December 4, 2020

Want to bring Christmas joy to a local family this year? Here's how the YWCA NWT Christmas family sponsorship program works:  

  1. Review the Gift Value Guidelines on this page to determine which family size suits your budget or that of your workplace or organization;

  2. Email us at giving@ywcanwt.ca and let us know what family size you would like to sponsor;

  3. We'll let you know the child's age, gender, if they are a single parent or 2 parent/guardian family, and a wish list (if we have received one from the family);

  4. Go shopping!

  5. Drop off unwrapped gifts and grocery gift cards at the YWCA NWT housing office - date to be confirmed. Don't worry, we'll send you a reminder e-mail! 

  6. Feel great about bringing joy to a family this holiday season! 

Questions? E-mail us

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