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12 Days of Giving

Day 1 – What better way to learn about the power of #LocalLove than to take a moment to watch our “Listen & Learn” video. Watch the video

Day 2 – Sharing a gift of some warm winter items like hats, mitts, scarves and boots, which can mean the difference between struggling and getting by. Today, swing by The Inn in Woodstock and donate winter warmth items.

Day 3 – Support an individual or family that needs someone to talk to. By making a donation of $50, you can help provide one free Walk-In Counselling session for individuals, youth and families in our community.

Day 4 – Consider becoming a mentor with Big Brother Big Sisters Oxford County and help impact a child’s life forever. Learn more here..

Day 5 – Our Annual Online Auction is in full swing. Be sure to check it out, and help our efforts by sharing it on your social media pages.  Check out the Auction

Day 6 – With food security on the rise, we are seeing increased numbers of individuals and families accessing programs that provide healthy and affordable food. Consider making a $10 donation to provide someone in need with a meal this holiday season.

Day 7 – Have you ever wondered how United Way does the work that we do? Check out this Seeing is Believing Tour where Kelly Gilson shares the methods of our work, and how our funding support thousands of people in our community, every year! Watch the tour

Day 8 – Please consider donating a new toy to Operation Sharing’s “The Christmas Place”, and help families that could use a little holiday cheer this season. 22 Wilson St, Woodstock.

Day 9 – Back to school supplies are increasingly more expensive, and in 2022 we had the highest registration numbers yet for Oxford’s Supplies4Students program. Your donation of $50 will help provide students with some of the materials they needs to attend school prepared to learn.

Day 10 – Our Community United Conversation Series is a great way to learn more about the needs and services in Oxford County. Check out the series here!

Day 11 – Take a moment to write a greeting card to a senior and deliver it to a local retirement home or nursing home. A thoughtful message can make all the difference in sharing kindness.

Day 12 – Give

It may feel that making a donation to United Way can be tricky to budget, but by making a monthly donation, it’s much easier to plan around. Today, you can begin a monthly donation that suits your budget, by visiting www.unitedwayoxford.ca/donate. Your donation of $10 a month can help an individual in Oxford County find safe & affordable housing. What an incredible gift to share this holiday season.

Join us as we share a variety of creative ways to give back to your community and directly support those in need. We’ll offer opportunities to learn more about our community needs, share in ways to make someone’s day a little better, and donate to directly support local organizations, and people, in our community through United Way!Proudly sponsored by Maglin Site Furniture, all monetary donations will be MATCHED, doubling your impact!

Give the Gift of Hope

Looking for something to get that special – hard to buy for – person in your life this holiday season? Why not share your Local Love and make a donation to United Way Oxford on their behalf? It’s a thoughtful gift that gives back by supporting a network of programs and services across Oxford County. Throughout the 12 Days of Giving, any Gift of Hope donations will be matched by Maglin Site Furniture, doubling the impact of your donation.