Adopt-A-Teen achieved its 2016 goal of ensuring all Edmonton teens in underprivileged families received a Christmas gift.Read More ›
So far 6100 Edmonton teens that qualify will have a $50 gift card on Christmas!Read More ›
Adopt-A-Teen still needs donors to cover Christmas gifts for 4,800 under-privileged Edmonton teens.Read More ›
Thank you notes keep coming from the teens and their parents.Read More ›
3,200 Edmonton teens have gift cards so far, but we need your help to get to 9000!Read More ›
Teens express their gratitude to Adopt-A-Teen for a very special Christmas giftRead More ›
The 2016 Adopt-A-Teen campaign is underway!Read More ›
GREAT WORK EDMONTON! Adopt a Teen 2015 has reached its fundraising goal!Read More ›
I am happy to type that number has been reduced to 700 teens as of 6:45pm today! Adopt a Teen has a goal of making sure that as many Edmonton teens as possible have a special gift at Christmas time. Although we have had a strong campaign this year, we’ve still got approximately $65,000 to go to.Read More ›
With hours left in the campaign, The Edmonton Sun’s Adopt-A-Teen campaign is 600 teens short of its goal of providing 8,600 teens in low-income families with a Christmas gift.Read More ›
Thank you for your support over the first week of the Adopt-A-Teen Christmas 2015 campaign.Read More ›
Welcome to the start of the 2015 Adopt-A-Teen Christmas campaign!Read More ›
So The Edmonton Sun’s Christmas gift program for under-privileged teens, Adopt-A-Teen, was honoured when the Advocis (Edmonton Chapter) made our organization its Christmas charity of choice for the third year in a row.Read More ›
See the latest from Claire Theobald on the Adopt a Teen campaign.Read More ›
Adopt a Teen is excited to have Claire Theobald writing for the campaign this year! Claire just produced this great piece on the history of Adopt a Teen.Read More ›
The Adopt a Teen 2014 campaign is now underway!
We’re excited to help Edmonton teens this Christmas. Please donate now and make sure that an Edmonton teen in need receives a $50 gift card from Walmart for Christmas.
We’re 90% of the way to meeting our donation goal for the 2013 campaign. Great work, Edmonton! Now we need a final push to ensure that we meet our goal. We need to provide 1000 more gift cards at a cost of $50 each.Read More ›
Adopt a Teen Edmonton is doing great so far in our 2013 campaign. As of yesterday, we have raised approximately 60% of the 8000 cards required to meet this years goal. Great work, Edmonton! Please read Allison Salz’s latest column on EdmontonSun.com to learn more!Read More ›
We’re six days to the end of our campaign, and we’ve raised enough to provide $50 gift cards to close to 4,300 teens.Read More ›
We’ve had some amazing organizations step up to the plate this week and donate proceeds from their Christmas parties, bake sales, you name it they’ve done it.Read More ›
It’s the opening of an annual request, to give some poor, tough, confused teenager a gift for Christmas.
The Edmonton Sun’s Adopt-A-Teen program celebrates our community’s loving ability to give 8,000 teens living in poverty a small Christmas gift.
Adopt-A-Teen is charity project that is pulled out of the drawer around mid-November, packed up and put away after the thank-you letters are signed, the tax receipts sent out by February. In other words, administration and overhead is kept to a bare minimum.Read More ›
With your help, Adopt-A-Teen will make Christmas 2013 a much happier place for the 8,000 Edmonton teens – 10% of the total teen population – who live in families eligible for Christmas Bureau or Salvation Army assistance.Read More ›
The tree, the boxes and the bows have been put away for another season. Christmas 2012 has come and gone but it has not been forgotten by the local teenagers who were assisted through the Adopt-A-Teen program. The fact that they were remembered by the community will leave a lasting impression.Read More ›
I remember it clearly. Christmas of 1985. I was the ripe old age of 14. I knew everything and could do anything. It was the year I got Nintendo. No… not Nintendo 64. It was the original grey box with the square cartridges and the remotes that were attached by wires. It was the greatest Christmas ever because I knew I could now participate in the classroom discussions about Super Mario Brothers. Sadly, my joy had nothing to do with seeing my grandparents, laughing with the cousins or watching the Grinch with my Dad. It was purely materialistic but that is the world a teenager lives.Read More ›