No Child Without a Christmas
Since 1954 Christmas in Chatham has been a little happier for some local children and families in need. That’s when Chatham Goodfellows embarked on its campaign to ensure there’s “No Child Without a Christmas”. Through donations and volunteer efforts, the Goodfellows help those in Chatham and the former townships of Chatham, Dover and Harwich, as well as partnering with the Merlin Legion to provide for those in need in the Merlin area.
Through donations and volunteer efforts, the Goodfellows have helped Chatham-Kent residents have a Christmas to remember by ensuring there are toys for the children and food for a holiday meal. Last year more than 1400 food baskets and toys for 1100 children were distributed, costing well over $100,000. Similar numbers are expected for this year as well.