VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Dec. 1, 2014) - Capilano Mall is gearing up for a holiday season filled with family fun and charitable tidings. Lenny the Elf is leading the charge this season and shoppers who manage to catch Lenny and his buddies throughout the month of December will win a variety of elf-tastic prizes. Capilano Mall will be collecting donations for The North Shore Christmas Bureau and The North Shore Crisis Services Society to help make the season a little bit lighter for those in need. Santa will be available for photos between November 21st and December 23rd. Mrs. Claus will be stopping by to decorate cookies with Capilano Mall visitors throughout the holiday. Take a look at Mr. and Mrs. Claus' schedules online.

Keep your eyes open and spot Lenny the Capilano Mall Elf and his friends who will be spending time in and around Capilano Mall until December 19th. If you find one of the elves, simply bring your elfin friend to the Capilano Mall Lotto Centre and exchange him for a prize! Prizes include gift cards and swag from Capilano Mall valued from $5 to $100. Receive hints about where Lenny and his friends may be hiding by joining the Capilano Mall eClub and liking Capilano Mall on Facebook.

Don't miss your chance to win $1,000 in Capilano Mall gift cards, just pick up a copy of the Elf Trivia Crossword at Capilano Mall and enter your completed crossword into the Capilano Mall draw barrel. Or enter online by completing the Elf Trivia Crossword online at

Bring in a copy of the Direct Mail piece you received through your mail slot that shows a photo of Lenny the Elf and you can automatically receive a prize. Look for it to be delivered between December 1st and 3rd.

For even more festive fun and games, visit and click on the Catch the Spirit icon to listen to festive music, send eCards, test out holiday recipes and so much more! Plus you will be entered to win a $250 shopping spree at Capilano Mall just by becoming an e-club member. Share your activities through your social media networks and receive an additional chance to win. Do not miss your chance to enter for a $1,000 Capilano Mall shopping spree just by answering five simple questions.

This holiday season Capilano Mall will be collecting donations for the North Shore Christmas Bureau and the North Shore Crisis Services Society. Help families in need by placing your donations in the specially marked bins at Capilano Mall. To find out what items are needed most, or to learn about the collection program at Capilano Mall, please visit Capilano Mall will also offer giftwrapping by donation between December 6th and December 24th; funds raised will benefit North Shore Community Resources.

The North Shore Christmas Bureau assists families with children, senior citizens and people with disabilities. The North Shore Christmas Bureau strives to help those in need receive gift cards for grocery stores and give gifts to children ensuring that everyone on the North Shore can enjoy the holiday season.

The North Shore Crisis Services Society provides support to women and their children escaping from abusive relationships and domestic violence. NSCSS also operates the SAGE Transition House and the HOPE's Place Second Stage Transition House. NSCSS offers shelter and support to women and their children, giving them a fresh start.

Do you know someone who is a positive influence in the community? Capilano Mall wants to give back to those who improve the lives of others. Head to and nominate them as a local Holiday Hero and they will have the chance to win a $500 prepaid Visa card!

"Capilano Mall is thrilled to be providing donations to the North Shore Crisis Services Society and the North Shore Christmas Bureau this year, giving to others is truly the best part of the season. Don't forget to keep your eyes peeled for Lenny the Elf and his friends in and around Capilano Mall this December to win amazing prizes and gift cards to Capilano Mall retailers," said Shera Allibhai, Marketing Director at Capilano Mall.

Tis the season!

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About Capilano Mall

Capilano Mall is a family friendly and fashion forward hub for shoppers in the North Vancouver area. Conveniently located on Marine Drive and Hanes Avenue, the shopping centre is home to over 90 shops and services.

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Contact Information:

Carine Redmond
Mobile: 778.239.3067