It was a successful weekend of giving for the Christmas Hamper Society. 

The team at 104.5 More Country teamed up with Canadian Tire and multiple other businesses to host the fourth annual Christmas Hamper Days. 

"It is very emotional when you look at it all together for the community to pitch in and donate all these toys for families in need," expressed Chair of the Christmas Hamper Society,  Marilyn Galvin. 

The community rallied together and not only donated a boatload of toys for families in need but came together to raise $390. 

"We are in desperate need of toys and this is going to help an awful lot in providing those Christmas bags for the children in our community."

Christmas Hamper SocietyWhitnee Sidloski and Marilyn Galvin with the cash donations. 

Donations are still being accepted until December 12.

"There are bins all over the community. Just look for a colorful box or red bin. We're hoping that they all get full this year. We want to ensure that families will get what they need."

Galvin says the main thing they are in need of at the moment is cereal, canned cranberries, canned pineapple, and soups.

"As far as the toys go, anything would be a tremendous help."

The event took place on Nov. 24 and 25. 

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