Riverview Elementary School

Site: Christmas Hamper Program

Service: Christmas Hampers

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Description & Services
Public Comments Non-perishable items can be dropped off at the school's office during regular school hours
Description (Agency) Operates a volunteer program to provide grocery hampers for families at Christmas time
Description (Service)
  • Operates a volunteer program with the Salvation Army in Fort Frances to provide grocery hampers for families at Christmas time  
  • Coordinates a food drive to collect non-perishable food items  
  • Provides a hamper with enough groceries to prepare a full course Christmas dinner, including a turkey 
  • Delivers the hampers to participating families during the week before Christmas 
  • Accepts cash donations year-round for purchase of groceries; provides receipts upon request
Hours School Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Rainy River
  • Families of children attending Riverview Elementary School who are in need 
  • Eligibility is determined by hamper committee
  • Families in need may call Salvation Army (ph 807-274-3871) to request hamper 
  • Arrangements are made between hamper recipients and Salvation Army for time/date of delivery
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-852-3561
Fax 807-852-3003
Primary Contact Kendall Olsen, Principal and Program Coordinator, Rainy River District School Board
Alternate Contact Terri Yeo, School Secretary; Email: tyeo@mail.rrdsb.com
Located In Community Rainy River
Address 11 Mill Ave
Rainy River, ON P0W 1L0
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Mailing Address c/o Riverview School 
Box 128 
Rainy River, ON P0W 1L0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Donations