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Toy Mountain on Sparks: Your At-Work Santas 2022

Updated: Dec 8, 2022

Sparks Street businesses are excited to be participating for the second year in a row to build Toy Mountain & YOU can help!

Let's spread smiles and holiday cheer this Christmas season!

From now until December 15, you can drop off a NEW & UNWRAPPED toy to any of the following At-Work Santa locations on Sparks:

Society Salon & Blow Dry Bar

📍 90 Sparks Street

Toy Drop Off Hours:

Sunday/Monday: CLOSED

Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday/Friday: 8:00 AM - 6 PM

Saturday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Le Moulin de Provence KD

📍 30 Metcalfe Street

Toy Drop Off Hours:

Open Daily: (Sunday/ Monday/ Tuesday/ Wednesday/ Thursday/ Friday/ Saturday): 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Howard Fine Jewellers

📍 220 Sparks Street

Toy Drop Off Hours:

Monday - Wednesday: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Thursday - Friday: 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM

Saturday: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Sunday, Dec. 4: CLOSED Sunday, Dec. 11: 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM Sunday, Dec. 18: 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Bonus: For every toy put in the sleigh, HOWARD will match your donation!

True Bijoux

📍 206 Sparks Street

Toy Drop Off Hours:

Sunday/Monday: CLOSED

Tuesday/ Wednesday/ Thursday/ Friday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sparks Street BIA Toy Mountain collection 2021

Can't get down to a Sparks Street At-Work Santa location?

We'd love to see you - but supporters are also able to make financial donations ONLINE! This year's fundraising goal is $200,000.00. Every donation goes a long way for toys and family community services.

This Age Group Needs Your Help:

New and unwrapped toys are accepted for Ages 0-12. The Salvation Army reminds donors that the following age groups are often forgotten when donations are being made:

  • Babies

  • 8-10 year-olds

  • 11-12 year-olds

Gift Ideas?

Popular items for the older-aged kids include: digital music players, curling irons, hair dryers, hair kits, makeup kits, electronics, books, and hoodies, sporting goods, backpacks, school supplies, board games, scarves, gloves, mitts. Find a full list on Toy Mountain's webpage.

Toy Mountain By The Numbers:

For 26 years, The Salvation Army’s Ottawa Booth Centre (OBC) oversees the collection and distribution of new unwrapped toys to over 7,500 underprivileged families in the Ottawa area annually.

The Salvation Army Toy Mountain staff, media partners, sponsors, and volunteers hand out bags of toys to the parents of over 25,000 kids each year now!