Xmas Toy Drive Signup 2023

Christmas Toy Shop Signup:

Please fill out this section in order to apply for the Christmas Toy Shop Program.

Please read these important notes before applying:

  • Information provided on this application will be verified during intake before your Toy Shop experience.
  • Canadian Government issued ID for all parties listed in this application are needed during intake on your appointment day.
  • Please apply to one toy assistance program this season. We collaborate with other agencies and organizations, including the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau, to assist each family one time. This also indicates that we will share some of the information you provide on this form with our community partners. Furthermore, know that by taking an appointment with us, you may be refused an appointment with other agencies and vice versa.
  • Due to constraints based on our location, please note that this year we will no longer have a waiting area, so please be on time for your appointment. Additionally note that appointments may only be attended by a single adult per family, we do not have the space and resources to accomodate children in the Toy Shop this year.
  • This year our Toy Shop is NOT being hosted at our Fraser Street location. Instead please attend your Toy Shop Appointment at 968 E Cordova St, Vancouver, BC V6A 4B8.
  • The 2023 Toy Shop will be open on weekdays between Tuesday, November 21 and Wednesday, November 29.
  • Determine your eligibility for the program with the income assessment criteria listed below.

Sorry, we are currently only serving residents of Vancouver. Please contact your local non-profit organizations if you are in need of toys this Holiday Season.

Income Assessment:

Note that in order to qualify for the Christmas Toy Drive you must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Have your primary source of income be be either PWD benefits or Income Assistance, OR
  • Have a total household income, based on your family size, lower than outlined in the following table

Number in Family Unit     

Maximum Monthly Net income     

Maximum Annual Net Income     

2 family members

$ 2,313

$ 27,750

3 family members

$ 2,880

$ 34,555

4 family members

$ 3,593

$ 43,110

5 family members

$ 4,091

$ 49,090

6 family members

$ 4,537

$ 54,442

7 family members

$ 4,983

$ 59,794

Note that The Salvation Army will still need to verify your income in person before allowing you to access the Christmas Toy Drive.

Please note that you will need to bring documentation to prove that you the legal guardian for all children in the following section.

Please fill out the following demographic information so we may better serve our community:

Consent to Collection of Information:

Please enter your initials below to indicate that you consent to the collection of the above information by The Salvation Army. Also note that some of this information will be shared with our community partners to ensure that our Christmas support programs are not misused and, by entering your initials, you are consenting to this information being shared with these parties.