ITEMS NEEDED ALL YEAR:
The donation of gift certificates allows a mother the flexibility to make needed purchases for herself and her children. Clothing for school and work, school supplies, books and educational courses, fresh food, tableware or small appliances when moving into their new home.
The following are examples of gift certificates that are most useful: Grocery, gas cards, bus tickets, Wal-Mart, Shoppers Drug Mart, Pen Centre Mall, Fairview Mall, Giant Tiger, Canadian Tire, Dollarama, Once Upon a Child.
New and Unwrapped Items
Small kitchen and household items such as dishes, pots and pans, toasters, coffee makers and cutlery.
Items needed on a regular basis at the shelter:
Non-perishable food items such as school snacks, canned vegetables, canned tuna, spaghetti sauce, soup, granola bars and drink boxes.
Twin size bed linens (especially fitted sheets), wash cloths, towels, radio alarm clocks, seasonally appropriate outerwear and shoes/boots, pajamas, slippers and used cell phones (with its battery, SIM card and charger included).
Gillian's Place is extremely appreciative of all the donations we receive. If you require any other information, please don't hesitate to contact us. We would ask you call ahead to make an appointment to deliver your donations between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm. Please remember when you do deliver, we will be as prompt as we can to answer the door; however, there may be a delay if we are dealing with a crisis.
To Schedule your appointment call: 905-684-4000 ext. 233 or email
Due to health and safety issues, and a lack of available storage we can no longer accept used donations. We are extremely grateful for new donations received.
For a printable version of our Wish List Click Here