Every holiday season John Taylor Collegiate staff and students collect goods and cash to create a numer of holiday hampers for those less fortunate that ourselves. Most of these hampers are donated to families in the John Taylor Area or St. James Area.
Teachers in period 5 classes are collecting items for hampers and invites our
students to help by donating food, toys or money or volunteering your time.
Hampers may include items below. Additional items may be added
Family size (number of people in family). Single, 2 - 3, 4 - 5, 6 or more. Some examples of items for the Hampers include:
Juice - 100% fruit, 1 litre
Soup, canned* (lentil, pea, vegetable)
Fruit, canned (packed in own juice)
Macaroni & Cheese
Pasta (whole grain)
Tuna, canned (packed in water)
Beans in tomato sauce
Scalloped or mashed potatoes
Chicken 5 Ibs
Turkey 3-5 kg s 5-7 kgs 7 -9 kg s
suggested additional items – milk, fruit, eggs, vegetables, cheese slices, coffee,
If there are children age 14 years and under a new wrapped toy/gift be included.
Suggested gift cost:
baby to 6 yrs - $12
7 to 11 yrs - $15 - $18
12 to 14 yrs - $18 - $24