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Donate Used Clothes (Ottawa Area)

donate clothes ottawa



To see complete WishList: http://abilityfirstottawa.org/donations-in-kind-wish-list/

  • Clothing (especially men’s X-Large Hoodies (Sweatshirts)

Item Donation Inquiries Contact: Christina Ranieri  T.: 613-291-5422

Drop off (call first) at Collab Space (no pickups), 70 Bongard Avenue, Ottawa, ON

NOTE: Drop off at reception with item labelled for Ability First Ottawa – please call in advance to make sure someone is there to receive it: Collab space 613-319-2025. Thanks.


We would appreciate:

  • Gently used clothing, shoes, accessories (will be sold by the pound to generate income to fund Big Brothers Big Sisters programs. Watch for Big Purple bins.) https://www.donatetobbbso.ca

Telephone: 613- 247-4776  x 325   Email: info@bbbso.ca

Website & find a donation bin near you: http://www.bbbso.ca/donate/clothing


Contact information:

Where to donate clothes or arrange for pickup – call the Clothesline® at 1-800-505-5525


Find a donation bin: https://declutter.diabetes.ca/donation-bin

What you can donate:


(Note: donated articles are sold to Value Village stores across Canada, which raises money for diabetes research, education, service and advocacy.)


Professional job interview clothes … WE WELCOME CLOTHING DONATIONS IN ALL SIZES. 

WishList/More info: https://ottawa.dressforsuccess.org/get-involved/donate/

200 Catherine Street
Ottawa, Ontario  K2P 2K9

“East side drop off door for clothing donations please.”

FAIRY GODMOTHER OF OTTAWA INC.  (NOTE: not a registered charity.)

They are looking for donations of formal prom appropriate dresses, shoes and accessories.

Website: http://www.fairygodmotherottawa.com

Drop off locations – all Browns Cleaners locations: http://brownscleaners.ca/locations/

NELSON HOUSE OF OTTAWA-CARLETON (shelter for abused women & children)
See WishList (specific items only due to space): http://nelsonhouse.on.ca/donations/

Please drop off at the following locations (When you drop off your donations please mention you were referred by Nelson House*)

The Salvation Army Thrift Store *, 1616 Merivale Road, Tel: 613-228-5282.

Julian of Norwich Anglican Church (formerly St. Richards)
8 Withrow Ave., Ottawa Monday-Friday between 9 am and 2 pm



If you would like to donate items that are needed every day, here is a list of the top items in demand right now at The Ottawa Mission.

  • New or gently used bath towels
  • New men’s socks
  • Men’s antiperspirant
  • Men’s disposal razors
  • Knapsacks
  • New or gently used men’s shoes or work boots (sizes 8–15)
  • New or gently used men’s jeans
  • If you would like to donate turkeys to our Thanksgiving Dinner, please contact mission@ottawamission.com

Please drop off your donations at any time to the shelter – our front desk is always open at 35 Waller Street. Short term street parking is also available on the south side of the Mission on Daly Avenue.

If you would like arrange for a donation pick-up, please call 613-234-1144, ext. 248.

Email: donations@ottawamission.com


Donate clothing, furniture (not large appliances), various household items. Drop off possible at 3 stores & home pick-ups possible.

Lists of items accepted or not see: https://thrift-store.ca/donations/

Store Locator/Contact information/Hours : https://thrift-store.ca/ottawa-locations/ 


WishList: http://www.thriftstore.ca/ottawa/donating-goods

Many thrift store locations (Nepean, Ottawa): http://www.thriftstore.ca/locations

Donate gently used clothing and household goods to your local Salvation Army Thrift Store! See wish list link above for what they do and don’t accept.

If you would like to make a donation of furniture and would like your items picked up free of charge, please call:  Ottawa: 1-613-247-1435 x. 228


The following items are of the greatest need:

  • Men and Womens’ seasonal clothing including shoes
  • Linens, blankets and towels
  • Toiletries (new) such as shampoos, conditioners, soaps, feminine hygiene products, razors, deodorants, toothpastes and toothbrushes

WishList: http://www.sghottawa.com/donate-items/

Call Ash at (613) 789-8210 ext 240. Pickups of large quantities can be arranged or simply drop off your goods at 233 Murray Street at Door #3 on the north side of the building everyday between 6:30 am and 9:00 pm.

MAP/Contact Info: https://www.sghottawa.com/contact-us/

SNOWSUIT FUND (Ottawa Area) Gently Used/New

WishList: https://snowsuitfund.com/get-involved/snowsuit-donations/

Contact: http://snowsuitfund.com/contact-us/

The Snowsuit Fund, 225 Donald St, Unit 134, Ottawa, ON K1K 1N1
Phone 613-746-5143

Please email all inquiries to Joanne Andrews, General Manager e-mail:

joanne.andrews@snowsuitfund.com  attention: Joanne.
For Fundraising inquiries, please send a note to snowsuitfund.fundraising@gmail.com.

Clothing Depot Drop Off Hours 2019/2020

Otherwise, please call (613) 746-8719 to book an appointment.

Donate clothing:

  • knitted articles
  • hats
  • mitts
  • gently used or new winter outerwear
  • boots of all sizes
  • Many of our clientele also have older children in need of winter clothing, or the parents themselves are in need of a warm coat.

Coming by after hours? Clothing donations can easily be made through secure drop-box located at Snowsuit Fund entrance.

Items may also be dropped off at participating sponsors Canadian Tire Stores and Browns Cleaners. Thanks!

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