The Soo's Christmas Cheer ladies pack up knitted items for delivery to those in need

location_onSenior Citizens Drop In Centre, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Knitted caps packed up for delivery

These ladies have knitted items all year long to be distributed via Christmas Cheer baskets to families in need.

Inventory for the last two years

Ellen keeps tally of all the items being packed up this year - it's a lot!

A child's sweater with a hood, handknit by the ladies

Knit goods aren't just for clothes, check out these toys!

Mary models an infinity style scarf

Giant plastic tubs contain mittens, hats, scarves, and more.

Sharron works a loom to create a new scarf in Christmas colors.

An intricate kitchen set made by Donna.

Donna unpacks the nursery set she made.

The handmade nursery set by Donna

Donna holds up two of her pieces.

Packing up the last of the bins now that everything has been counted and organized.

The Christmas Cheer Depot is located at the south entrance at the former Sears in Station Mall. It is open Monday to Friday 9am-to 4pm. Families in need, who register by phone (call 705-450-0082 by December 7) to request help, receive donated Christmas Cheer baskets of food and toys delivered to their homes by volunteers on December 20.