In-Kind Donations

In-kind donations provide our guests with the tangible items they need everyday that many of us take for granted. If you would like to donate items or services to the YWCA, please first check our 'high need' items to ensure our women and families have the items they need.

Food Donations

All non-perishable food items are gratefully accepted,
however we’re running short on a few things:

  • Pasta and Pasta Sauce
  • Beans, Lentils, Rice
  • Canned Vegetables, Canned Fruit
  • Canned Meat, Fish
  • Children’s Lunch Snacks
  • Jams, Peanut Butter
  • Juice boxes
  • Salad Dressing, Ketchup
  • Coffee, Tea
  • Flour
  • Sugar

For more information, please contact our friendly kitchen staff: (289) 273-4325 or contact our Program Manager Maj-Britt!

High Need Items

As a functioning 24/hour a day, 7 days a week Emergency Homeless Shelter we have a great need for toiletries and other personal items. Quite often, women come through our door with nothing but the clothes on their back. Below is a list of items that we can always make good use of in our shelters. Please consider donating items from the list below:

  • Toiletries
    • Shampoo and hair products (please consider donating hair products for Black women's hair)
    • Deodorant
    • Razors
    • Toothbrushes and toothpaste
  • Towels
  • Bedding  (twin to queen sized)
  • Scarves, hats, gloves, socks
  • Gift Cards (movie passes, Tim Horton’s, Pen Centre, etc.)

NOTE: Due to limited storage space in our emergency shelters, we are unable to accepted used clothing. Please consider donating your used clothing to Community Care or Evergreen Thrift Store.

To make a donation, please contact our Fundraising and Donor Relations Coordinator Arienne at 289-271-1329!