HERE ARE OUR MOST NEEDED ITEMS
We are often asked what types of items would be helpful for women and children accessing the shelter. We have put together the following list of suggested items and will accept these in new condition.
Shampoo & Conditioner
Women's small & medium casual clothing
Women's small & medium pajamas
Grocery, Walmart, Tim Hortons, Shoppers Drug Mark, Dollarama, Gas Gift Cards, Bus Tickets, etc.
Clothing (all sizes)
Winter Clothing, Pajamas, Underwear, Socks, Bras
Personal Care Items
Shampoo/Conditioner, Deodorant, Hair Brushes, Hairspray, Hair Dryers, Hair Straighteners, Make-up, Pregnancy Tests
Small Household Items
Cookware, Dishes, Cutlery, Pots, Coffee Makers, Tea Kettles, etc.
Journals, Day Planners, Adult Colouring Books, Markers, Coloured Pencils
Non-skid Slippers, Phone Chargers, Reusable Grocery Bags, Boxes of Chocolate, Throw Blankets, Wallets, Purses, Alarm Clocks, Loofahs, Nail Clippers
Toys (4 to 12 Years Old)
LEGO, Magformers/Magna-tiles, Klutz toys, Crayola, National Geographic DTEM toys, Play-Doh, L.O.L., Marvel, Barbie, Jurassic World, Creativity for Kids, Board Games, Hot Wheels, Lite Hawk, Gabby's Dollhouse and Gravitrax
Teen Gifts (13 Years & Older
IPads, Bluetooth Headphones/Speakers, Gift Cards; Cineplex Odeon, McDonalds, and Starbucks.
Infant Toys (Infant to 3 Years Old)
Fisher-Price, Little People, Leapfrog, Vtech, Skip Hop, B. toys and Melissa & Doug Toys
Batteries, Pajamas, and Stuffed Animals
WE ONLY ACCEPT NON-VIOLENT TOYS
ITEMS WE DO NOT ACCEPT
Any travel size hygiene products
Homemade food or baked goods
FOR ALL OTHER ITEMS
Please consider donating to one of our community partners:
St. Vincent de Paul - Clothing, Toys - 519-253-7481
Habitat for Humanity - Furniture, Appliances - 519-969-3762
Unemployment Help Centre - Food Items- 519-994-5922