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Snow Angels


Snow Angel in action


Lend a helping hand this winter by helping your neighbour with snow removal. This service is offered to Yellowknifers who are physically unable to shovel snow.    Please read our Snow Angels Guidelines if you are interested in signing up for this program.

Need a Snow Angel?

  • Due to the overwhelming demand, we are no longer accepting any new applications for community members needing snow removal at this time. 

Want to be a Snow Angel?

Let us know if you are helping a neighbour already or if you want to be paired up with a neighbour in need.

  • Submit the Snow Angels sign-up form (fillable pdf)
  • We are currently looking for Snow Angels in the following neighbourhoods:
    300 Block Bellanca Court
    900 Block Bigelow Crescent
    5000 block Forrest Drive
    47th Street
    Range Lake
    Burwash Drive
    Mandeville Drive
    Calder Crescent


We want to know about your Snow Angel!  Firstly, we'd like to share your story about the great work of your Snow Angel.  Secondly, we'd like to enter their name in a draw for a gift certificate from True Value Hardware as a small thank you.   

Here is some feedback about the great Snow Angels at work in Yellowknife during the winter of 2015-16.

Being from a rural area in Nova Scotia and never having anyone to help with yard maintenance or snow removal after I became partially disabled with a back injury, I found it to be a huge burden lifted from myself when so many kind people up here in Yellowknife offer their spare time to help others.  Our snow angel was always here promptly after a snowfall and not only kept our stairs and sidewalk cleared but also our driveway.  I wish to thank all of the Snow Angels for their time and hard work.

Thank you so much to my Snow Angels for doing such a good job keeping my steps, driveway and sidewalk clear of snow. It was going to be a difficult winter because I am not able to shovel the snow any more. It made winter so much easier not having to worry about getting in and out of the house. Thank you!

Businesses can also be recognized through the Golden Shovel program.

Thank you to True Value Hardware for their sponsorship of the Snow Angels program.

 True Value Hardware