WHERE TO DONATE OTHER USED or NEW ITEMS
ABILITY FIRST OTTAWA
To see complete WishList: http://abilityfirstottawa.org/donations-in-kind-wish-list/
- 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF OTTAWA
Only looking for gifts in-kind for the following three items: gift cards, craft supplies and school supplies. Please note: they do not accept unscheduled drop off of in-kind donations. Please contact the Boys & Girls Club directly to make arrangements for drop off.
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
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/donate-to-restore/
HAIR DONATION OTTAWA (NOTE: Not a registered charity, but it was originally linked from CHEO’s website.)
You can donate 6″ or more of hair at the event (they will cut it); or mail in 10″ or more in length by mail.
Angel Hair for Kids’ hair preparation guidelines & events: https://hairdonationottawa.com/hair-donation-ottawa-events/
HARMONY HOUSE (The only second-stage women’s shelter in Ottawa)
WishList (also includes gift cards): http://www.harmonyhousews.com/donate-items/
Donations: call 613-233-3386 to arrange for a place to meet to give your donations.
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 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. http://www.stjoeswomenscentre.org/b/support-us
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 – THRIFT STORES
Accepts some medical equipment in good clean condition.
Drop off possible at the 3 Ottawa thrift stores & home pick-ups for large items possible.
Lists of other items accepted or not see: https://thrift-store.ca/donations/donating-used-goods/
Store Locator/Contact information/Hours: https://thrift-store.ca/ottawa-locations/
Saint Vincent de Paul donation bin locator: https://thrift-store.ca/donations/local-donation-bin/
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.)
- Esso Points & AeroPlan Points – Kidney Foundation of Canada https://www.kidney.ca/on/pointsprograms