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Be Santa for a senior

This Christmas, you can drop by your local London Drugs and make the difference in the life of a senior in need.

Many seniors who live in isolation will get the opportunity to experience some holiday cheer with your help by providing the gifts they aren't expecting! 

London Drugs will once again support the annual “Be a Santa to a Senior” program put on by “Home Instead Senior Care”.

Customers of London Drugs will get the opportunity to play the role of Santa this year by giving Christmas gifts to their local seniors. As part of their holiday shopping, customers will be invited to select a “Home Instead Senior Care” resident nametag from the store’s Christmas tree.

Each nametag features an item selected by a senior from the community which the customer can then buy for them.

Trees will be in participating stores until all tags have been collected or until Dec. 12.

In the spirit of Christmas, Home Instead will deliver the presents purchased by Okanagan shoppers to the “Home Instead Senior Care” residence to be opened on Christmas morning.

“During the Christmas season, it is important to spread the act of giving and helping each other,” says Darryl Galick, London Drugs store manager. “We are happy to support this initiative where seniors from the Home Instead Senior Care program experience a joyful Christmas.”

Participating London Drugs stores for the “Be a Santa to a Senior” program are:

  • London Drugs, 2111 Main Street, Penticton
  • London Drugs, 1950 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna
  • London Drugs, 2151 Louie Drive, Westbank

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