The Welcome Centre Shelter for Women welcomes donations of money and various items such as food and personal hygiene products, and we are always in need of volunteers as well. The best way to start donating to a local shelter is to give us a call and find out our current and most important needs.
Our Wish List
We welcome and encourage donations from the community in the following areas. Your donations will help us as we make 12,045 meals this year by donating food and beverages.
- Canned fruit
- Side dishes
- School snacks
- Peanut Butter
- Cleaning Supplies
- Underwear and socks
Note: As per the Canadian Food Inspection Agency fresh/pre-packaged foods must be kept or stored at or below 4 degrees C (40 degrees F) and have a storage life of no longer than 3 days. Please call 519-971-7595 before bringing in fresh or pre-packaged food donations.
Financial and Volunteer Donations
Items that assist us in providing our much needed services
- Your financial contribution, tax-deductible, will assist us in providing support services to women within the community, such as transportation to and from appointments, groceries, supplies for programming (craft items, educational materials, books, etc), various group support sessions, maintenance to facilities, and so on.
- Canadian Tire money (to assist in purchase of maintenance items and cleaning supplies)
- Donate your skills or services to the Centre by calling the above number
- Single bedding, towels and hand towels.