WHERE TO DONATE OFFICE SUPPLIES, HOME SUPPLIES, SCHOOL SUPPLIES
CARING AND SHARING EXCHANGE
What to donate & where …
Aug 14, 2018 The Ottawa Sun (Facebook post): “How you can help send 822 kids back to school with much-needed supplies.”
Aug 25, 2015 CTV News Video & Article
Aug 14, 2015 Media release – More new backpacks & new school supply donations (or money) needed
For further information:
Communications Coordinator, the Caring and Sharing Exchange 613-226-6434, e-mail: communications@CaringandSharing.ca
[Note: only new; not used (maybe some exceptions if in really great condition]
HARMONY HOUSE (The only second-stage women’s shelter in Ottawa)
Donations (especially toiletries): call 613-233-3386 to arrange for a place to meet to give your donations.
HOPEWELL (EATING DISORDERS SUPPORT)
Please let Hopewell know if you can supply the following….
- Books of stamps (help us with our mailing costs!)
- Fresh office supplies, in particular file folders, business envelopes, packages of printing paper, name tags, permanent markers, flip chart paper
- Books and cd’s for our resource library published after 2005 on the subject of body image, self esteem, eating disorders, disordered eating etc.
- Kleenex boxes
- Ink cartridges for our printer (HP OfficeJet Pro 8600)
- Gift certificates (to buy books, office supplies and thankyou gifts for volunteers)
404 McArthur Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario K1K 1G8
IMMIGRANT WOMEN SERVICES OTTAWA
WishList of items wanted in good condition:
- house supplies like pots and pans, small appliances
- furniture, including beds and mattresses, very good condition couches, tables, dressers
- electronics including working computers, TVs etc.
Note: if the distance to pick-up is long, it would be appreciated if the donor shares the mover’s expenses. Thanks.
Shahnaz Perveen, Transition and Housing Support Worker
Telephone number: 613-729-3145 ext. 231
Christine Uwanyilgira, Settlement Counsellor
613-729-3145 ext 260
Address: 219 Argyle Street, Suite 400, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 2H4
Attention Shahnaz Perveen and Christine Uwanyilgira
OTTAWA BOYS & GIRLS CLUB
The Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa graciously accepts some tangible gifts in-kind including furniture, supplies and gift cards. 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 for pick up or drop off. E-mail: email@example.com
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, appliances, etc.)
Locations and contact: http://www.bgcottawa.org/locations
See more at: http://www.bgcottawa.org/giving/ways-to-give
Telephone: Stacie Stephenson 613-232-0925 Ext. 222
RIDEAU VALLEY WILDLIFE
(See full list at link above for specifics.) Office supplies, cleaning supplies, caging materials (wood, wire mesh etc.), XLarge Rubbermaid containers, veterinary supplies, certain foods, web design and management, animal care supplies.
RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE OTTAWA
We welcome certain house supplies, certain food items, gift certificates for groceries, movie rentals, fast food etc. Click link above to view our full wish list.
Contact information/drop off location/map : http://www.rmhottawa.com/contact/
ST. BRIGID’S SUMMER CAMP
Is in need of new or lightly used items. Please contact St. Brigid’s if you would like to donate.
- Arts & Crafts (paints, brushes, markers, crayons, jewlery making & beads, any type of decorative crafts (feathers, foamies), scissors…)
- Musical instruments (guitars…)
- Games (Chess, cards, checkers…)
You can leave a voice mail or e-mail message at anytime. We are available in person Monday-Thursday 5pm-8pm. All messages will be returned within 24 hours.
St. Brigid’s Summer Camp
PO BOX 17 STN MAIN
STITTSVILLE ON K2S 1A2
Tel: (613) 742-8160
Fax: (613) 435-4653
Charity Number: 131 77 2451 RR0001
ST. JOE’S WOMEN’S CENTRE – OTTAWA
– Bedding, Towels, Kitchen Utensils
See their website for other types of welcome donations. http://www.stjoeswomenscentre.org/b/support-us
Donations of clothing and gifts can be dropped off to the Centre, Monday to Friday from 9 am – 3 pm
Address: 151 Laurier Ave. East, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N8
SEXUAL ASSAULT SUPPORT CENTRE OF OTTAWA (SASC Ottawa)
We run art/support groups for women and donations of art supplies are very appreciated!
P.O. Box 4441, Stn. ‘E’
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA K1S 5B4
SHEPHERDS OF GOOD HOPE
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.
The following items are of the greatest need:
- Toiletries such as shampoos, conditioners, soaps, feminine hygiene products, razors (new), deodorants, toothpastes and toothbrushes
- Men and Womens’ seasonal clothing including shoes
- Linens, blankets and towels
- Canned and boxed foods and fresh food is always welcome (fresh fruits and vegetables)
- Prepared food that has been properly stored
- Bottled beverages like water, juice and soft drinks.
- Mugs, bowls, plates, metal or plastic cutlery, paper cups and plates
- As a special treat: Bread, Desserts and Fresh Fruit are always in high demand
MAP/Contact Info: http://www.sghottawa.com/contact-us/