Please contact the charity of your choice directly. Contact information provided below.
DIABETES CANADA (note: items donated will be sold to Value Village by Diabetes Canada)
Clothesline Program (will pick-up, see link for how to arrange for pick-up and what they accept/don’t):
“In the Bag” Program (Diabetes Canada’s ‘In The Bag’ program is a grassroots initiative that helps schools, clubs and communities across Canada hold their own reusable clothing collection events and raise funds for trips, equipment, uniforms and endless other projects.) http://www.diabetes.ca/how-you-can-help/declutter/in-the-bag-program
Clothing, shoes, children’s books, sheets and towels, small toys. Prom dresses, jewelry and new makeup appreciated. No pick-up. Visit newcircles.ca or call 416-422-2591 about dropping off donations at the agency’s office, 10 Gateway Blvd., in Flemingdon Park.
New Circles offers new and gently used clothing to Toronto’s low-income families and new immigrants, with a focus on residents of Flemingdon Park, Thorncliffe Park and Victoria Village.
OASIS CLOTHING BANK
Clothing, shoes, SMALL sports equipment (call to see current need), linens can be dropped off at Oasis boxes around the city. Also accepts small appliances (e.g. toasters, kettles, coffee makers), toys. (Note: currently no need for big exercise equipment.)
Free home pick-up in GTA (minimum of three large garbage bags of clothing.)
Donated items are either given to participants in Oasis’s addiction recovery program or sold to help fund recovery services. Call 416-751-0553 for info.
SALVATION ARMY (Toronto locations)
Thrift Store locator:
SOCIETY SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL (Toronto)
For locations and what is and isn’t wanted, please go to their website: