WHERE TO DONATE OTHER USED or NEW ITEMS
ABILITY FIRST OTTAWA
- Gift cards (Canadian tire money, grocery stores, Amazon, shoppers drug mart and Giant tiger, Staples and Dollarama)
- Potting soil, food seeds (Call to ask what types currently needed.)
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.
BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OTTAWA
We would appreciate:
- Ticket donations to events, for example, movie passes, theatre passes, hockey game tickets, etc. These tickets / passes go directly to the children that we service.
Telephone: 613- 247-4776 x 325 Email: email@example.com
BRUCE HOUSE: Supportive Housing and Compassionate Care
Examples of wish list items:
- Sometimes they are looking for electric wheelchairs.
- Gift cards for Loblaws, Metro, Superstore and WalMart
- Canadian Tire money
Complete WishList: http://brucehouse.ca/donate/
Address: 251 Bank Street, Suite 402, Ottawa ON, K2P 1X3
- E.g., Houseware (lamps, mirrors/clocks, décor, new/unused sheets/towel sets, etc.); see their wishlist for more info.
Contact to drop-off items: Dominique Desjardins, Program Coordinator, Carty House
FRIENDS OF THE OTTAWA PUBLIC LIBRARY
DVDs and other types of donations wish list:
Your donations can be dropped off at any Friends Volunteer Bookshop
Where to donate: https://www.fopla-aabpo.ca/where-to-donate/ during regular hours. If distance makes that inconvenient, donations can also be left at the Ottawa Public Library branch nearest you. http://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/library
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
The ReStores accept new and gently used renovation and building materials, and home décor items from retailers, manufacturers, contractors, renovators and the general public. Donations are welcome at both locations during our regular business hours. If you are able to drop-off your donation, please call your nearest ReStore to ensure your donation is suitable.
Are your items too LARGE for you to move? For a small fee we will pick them up! Call your nearest ReStore for more information.
Although the ReStores appreciate all offers of donations, there are times, because of supply and demand, that we stop accepting certain products. Please call before donating – 613-225-8400 or 613-744-7769.
What is and isn’t accepted: https://habitatgo.com/restore/what-we-accept/
HARMONY HOUSE (The only second-stage women’s shelter in Ottawa)
WishList (also includes gift cards): https://harmonyhousews.com/fundraise/
Donations: call 613-233-3386 to arrange for a place to meet to give your donations.
Donations needed all year round are:
Gift cards for grocery or department stores.
Gift cards for children activities
Main Line: 613-225-0630
OTTAWA FOOD BANK
Used Ink Cartridges; HBC Points; Shoppers Drug Mart Points; Air Miles; and Canadian Tire Money
WishList (non-food items): http://www.ottawafoodbank.ca/donate/
Drop-off locations (Search by postal code): http://www.ottawafoodbank.ca/donate/
Contact info & map: http://www.ottawafoodbank.ca/contact-us/
OTTAWA VALLEY SEARCH AND RESCUE DOG ASSOCIATION
2413-7 Stevenage Drive
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1G 3W1
- New training locations
- Boat, motor and trailer
- A place to store the boat: in the summer, boat needs to be in East Ottawa, where we can quickly access it for searches. In winter, we simply need a place to park the boat.
RIDEAU-ROCKCLIFFE RESOURCE CENTRE
(They deal with over 214 recipient agencies.)
Especially seeking a pallet jack and a trolly cart for RRRC`s food bank.
Mr. Ahmet Kapici
Phone: 613-745-0073 x 104
Address (but please contact them before donating to make arrangements/confirm they can take your donation):
CRC Rideau-Rockcliffe CRC
Unit 3 – 815 St. Laurent Blvd
Ottawa, Ontario K1K 3A7
RIDEAU VALLEY WILDLIFE
WishList/drop off locations:
(See full list at link above for specifics.) Cleaning supplies, caging materials (wood, wire mesh etc.), XLarge Rubbermaid containers, veterinary supplies, office supplies, certain foods, web design and management, animal care supplies.
RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE OTTAWA
We welcome gift certificates for groceries, movie rentals, fast food etc., certain house supplies, certain food items. Click link above to view our full wish list.
Contact information/drop off location/map: http://www.rmhottawa.com/contact/
ST. JOE’S WOMEN’S CENTRE – OTTAWA
- GIFT CERTIFICATES
Loblaw’s, Giant Tiger, Long Distance calling cards etc.
Shampoo, Soap, Deodorant, Feminine products, Toilet paper. etc.
- BUS TICKETS
See their website for other types of welcome donations. https://stjoeswomenscentre.org/donations/
Donations can be dropped off to the Centre, Monday to Friday from 9 am – 3 pm
Address: 151 Laurier Ave. East, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N8
SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL
- Merivale Road
- Wellington St. West
Normally: Accepts some medical equipment in good clean condition. Donate clothing, furniture (not large appliances), various household items. Drop off possible at their Ottawa thrift stores & home pick-ups for large items may be possible.
NOTE: “We urge you not to drop off donations in our outside bins on Sundays (the bins don’t get emptied on Sundays). Your donations are precious gifts that are worth protecting.” – SVP Facebook
Drop-off bin & store locations: https://saintvincentdepaul.ca/our-locations
New carpet needed – How can you help? In need of new carpeting for the 1273 Wellington Street West location. In many areas in the store the carpeting is seamed together with duct tape.
As you know our mission is to assist those in need here in Ottawa by selling used items in our thrift shop. Do you know or are maybe able to help us in one way or another in getting new carpeting for our store? Please contact Jim at 613-722-7166 ext. 14 for additional information.
VARIOUS CHARITIES – POINTS
- AIR MILES – Ottawa Humane Society AIR MILES collector number: 8402 125 6112
- HBC points – Various Charities – via donations list of charities to choose from. Donate points now to your choice of listed charities (link takes you to the Hudson’s Bay website where points can be donated online to various charities.)