Rigby Lights show in Pickering

In support of Durham’s shelters for victims of domestic violence. Check out homes at 1230, 1232, 1234 and 1236 Rigby Drive, north of Liverpool and Finch, and make a donation of unwrapped clothing or monetary donations. On now until Jan. 1.

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Red Cross gift ideas

Great Gift ideas from only $12. Change lives by putting together your own care package for a Canadian family struck by disaster.

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Starlight’s Book of Smiles

Presented by the Starlight Children’s Foundation. Choose a gift from their catalogue. It’s a gift that keeps on giving

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UNICEF survival gifts

Survival gifts for those in need around the world. There are 54 survival guide items that can be purchased for those in need and you choose which item you would like from health, education, water, food, play, emergency and greatest needs.

Here are some of the items available for purchase:

Educational School in a Box ($235): When crisis strips a community of its educational resources, this inspiring gift transforms a tent or the shade of a tree into a school. Includes a blackboard, exercise books, teaching posters, pencils and much more.

Plumpy Nut ($10 for 22 packets): Peanut-based therapeutic food used in the treatment of severe acute malnutrition. Three packets a day will help a malnourished child gain up to two pounds in a single week.

Water purification tablets ($20).

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