Friday, December 1, 2017 – 6:30pm
Location: Ottawa Grace Manor (1156 Wellington Street West)

Light Up the Grace is a community tradition and fundraiser at The Salvation Army’s Ottawa Grace Manor that has been celebrated for over 40 years. This is Grace Manor’s largest annual fundraiser with the monies raised helping us enhance the quality of life for residents. All are welcome to join us.

Grace Manor residents, their families and the community at large come to this annual tree lighting ceremony and enjoy the sounds of Christmas from The Salvation Army Brass Band along with a Community Carol Sing. All who attend will also get a taste of the holidays with hot chocolate and treats, as well as a visit from a very special Christmas guest.


Saturday, December 2, 2017
Location: Lansdowne Park

Come run with us to help fight poverty, homelessness and hunger this Christmas! The Salvation Army and the Running Room’s annual Santa Shuffle at Lansdowne Park is held every year on the first Saturday of December. The 1 km Elf walk, led by Santa, and the 5 km fun run include entertaining activities, a free hot breakfast and a warm up. Participants are encouraged to wear their favourite Christmas costumes!

Register and collect pledges to make a difference in your community.  Visit the Santa Shuffle website for more information.



Sunday, December 10, 2017 – 3:00pm & 7:00pm
Location: Centrepointe Theatre

Get into the Christmas Spirit with The Salvation Army’s Festival of Carols at Centrepointe Theatre. Come and enjoy your favourite Christmas carols with the sounds of band and choir as a way to thank you for supporting our programs throughout the year. With your donations The Salvation Army continues to put food, warmth and dignity within reach for vulnerable families in the community.

Tickets are free and will be available beginning November 10th through the Centrepointe Theatre box office or call 613-580-2700.


November – December 24th

The Bell Media family works with The Salvation Army to distribute toys to over 17,000 less fortunate children in the Ottawa region every year, making Christmas brighter for children in our area.

Toys are generously donated by corporate partners and the public, and through events such as the Ottawa Firefighters Help Santa Toy Parade.

Toys are picked up at several other locations around the city including St. Laurent Centre, Carlingwood Shopping Centre, TD Banks and other community and corporate fundraiser locations.

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