WHERE TO DONATE OTHER USED or NEW ITEMS
BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OTTAWA
Tickets & craft supplies …
We would appreciate supplies such as craft supplies, pens, pencils, coloured paper, any craft items, etc. We would also accept ticket donations, for example, movie passes, theatre passes, hockey game tickets, etc. These tickets / passes go directly to the children that we service. (We do not accept clothing, furniture, appliances, etc.)
Contact Jim Boone, telephone: 613- 247-4776 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
39 Camelot Drive, Suite D200 Ottawa, Ontario K2G 5W6
BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF OTTAWA
Gift cards …
The Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa graciously accepts some tangible gifts in-kind including furniture, supplies and gift cards. – See more at: http://www.bgcottawa.org/giving/ways-to-give
Please contact us to learn about our current needs. Please note: we do not accept unscheduled drop off of in-kind donations. Please contact us to make arrangements. E-mail: email@example.com
Locations and contact: http://www.bgcottawa.org/locations
See more at: http://www.bgcottawa.org/giving/ways-of-giving
Telephone: 613-232-0925 Ext. 222
BRUCE HOUSE: Supportive Housing and Compassionate Care
Examples of wish list items:
- Sometimes they are looking for electric wheelchairs. Please contact Jill at 613-729-0911 X23
- Gift cards for Loblaws, Metro, Superstore and WalMart
- Canadian Tire money
Complete Wish List: http://brucehouse.ca/donate/
Contact: Telephone: 613-729-0911 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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 http://www.ottawapubliclibraryfriends.ca/en/page/bookstores 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:
Contact info/locations & map: http://www.habitatncr.com/index.php/restore/locations-hours
HAIR DONATION OTTAWA (NOTE: Not a registered charity, but it is 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: http://www.designit.ca/hdo/preparation.html
HARMONY HOUSE (The only second-stage women’s shelter in Ottawa)
Wish List (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
Wish List (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/
RIDEAU VALLEY WILDLIFE
Wish list/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/
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. We would like to make an appeal to our Facebook friends to see if you or anyone you may know 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
- Various Charities – via HBC points donations information.
- 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.)
- Various Charities – via Shoppers Drug Mart points – donations information. Complete online, many charitable organization choices.