2020 Happy Tree Launch and Drop-off Details


2020 Happy Tree Launch and Drop-off Details

The Happy Tree Campaign is back. Help us bring comfort and joy to local families this holiday season.

The Avalon Mall VOCM Happy Tree Campaign in support of the Salvation Army will kick off Saturday, November 21 at 9:00 am. Join VOCM on facebook as we wake up Happy. We’ll even have a special guest appearance. Hint: His favourite colour is red.

Once again this year, we are collecting unwrapped toys and gift cards for local youth. Monetary donations are also appreciated and can be made online at vocmcares.com or by cheque to: Happy Tree Campaign, c/o VOCM Cares Foundation PO Box: 8590, St. John’s NL A1B 3P5.

Unwrapped toys and gift cards can be dropped off at the following locations:

  • Clarenville – Random Square Shopping Centre


  • Gander (CKGA)
    • Salvation Army Citadel – Thursday November 19th from 7-9pm, Citadel parking lot. Gifts should be placed in clear plastic bags. Please enter church parking lot from Airport Blvd and exit from the back to avoid congestion.
    • Gifts can also be dropped off to the Gander Mall


  • Grand Falls Windsor  (CKCM)  – Exploits Valley Mall


  • Marystown (CHCM)  – Peninsula Mall


  • Placentia (CHCM)  – Placentia Mall. Monetary donations can be mailed to the Happy Tree c/o Placentia Lions Club. PO: Box 281, Placentia, NL A0B-2YO


  • St. John’s
    • Avalon Mall – *Please note, Happy is located in the new downstairs mall entrance, facing Kenmount Rd.
    • The Salvation Army Ches Penney Centre of Hope – 18 Springdale StreetMonday to Friday – 8:00am – 4:00pm  Call: 739-0290 or 237-0270