Winter got you down? You can still be a digital Santa to a Senior


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Are you hunkered-down because of bad weather? Can’t go shopping because you forgot to get the snow tires put on the car? 

If you have a computer or smartphone, you can still be a part of Be a Santa to a Senior by shopping online! 

With online shopping, anyone can take gift tags for seniors and purchase their gifts online. It’s simple, fun and rewarding, and you know these gifts will bring a big smile to a senior this Christmas season. 
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Interested in being a digital Santa to a Senior? Give online gift giving a shot. Give it the old college try!

Here’s How:

1. Get your gift tag from Mrs. Clause.

Send Mrs. Clause an email and she’ll respond ASAP with a gift tag with your senior’s wish list. This is what a gift tag looks like, the senior’s name has been blacked out for privacy.

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2. Go Online

Go online to your favourite e-commerce site. Most major retailers have e-commerce platforms, so the world really is your oyster. Here is a (non-exhaustive) list to get started: Etsy, Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart, Chapters Indigo, Staples. Many stores offer free shipping on minimum orders.

3. Start Shopping

Load up your shopping cart with your seniors’ products. Very fun!

4. Add a Personalized Message 

Some retailers offer the option to add a personalized message on your order. This is where you can add your senior’s tag number which will make processing much easier for Mrs. Clause and her team of merry elves. Not sure where the tag number is? It’s right beside your senior’s name.  Here is a sample of a personalized message with the gift tag number:

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5. Ship to Home Instead

When it’s time to check out, make sure to put the HOME INSTEAD’s address in the SHIPPING section. Here is an example:

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Home Instead’s address is:
Home Instead Senior Care
Suite 202 1449 St. Paul Street
Kelowna, BC V1Y 2E5

But don’t forget to make sure your billing address is the right one connected to your credit card.

6. Merry Christmas!

That’s it! Once your order is confirmed, your digital santa work is done! Home Instead’s Christmas elves will do the rest. 

Ready to be a digital Santa to a Senior? Email Mrs. Clause today for your senior’s gift tag!

Other ways to get involved in Be a Santa to a Senior: 

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