Non-Monetary, Inkind Gifts | Red Door Family Shelter

Non-Monetary, Inkind Gifts

Please contact our Inkind Coordinator in advance at 416-915-5671 ext. 234, or via email at to inquire about your donation and schedule a drop-off time.

Please note: we may not be able to take any/all of your items depending on our current need, storage cpabilities, or Covid19 protocols. 

As of February 2023, we will be accepting the following items:

  • Non-perishable foods or Food Vouchers for our shelter food banks ($25, $50, or $100 denominations from No Frills, Food Basics, FreshCo, Metro, or Loblaws)
  • Full size Toiletries:
    • Shampoo & conditioner, body wash & bar soap, kids or adult toothpaste & toothbrushes, deodorant, feminine hygiene items, etc.
  • Diapers:
    • Only accepting sizes 2T, 3T, 4T, 5T, & 6T
  • Clothing:
    • New fall and winter clothing

    • New footware

    • New or gently used adult winter coats & boots (Specifically coat size L, XL, 2XL, 3XL)

    • Children's winter coats, boots & snowpants

  • Houseware Items:

    • New and unused small appliances (toaster, kettle, etc.)

    • New and unused bedding, curtains, towels

    • Dishware, Utensils

  • Toys:

    • We are not accepting toys again until the Holiday '23 season begins. 

Drop-off Times: Please contact our Inkind Coordinator in advance at 416-915-5671 ext. 234, or via email at schedule your drop-off. Office hours: Monday - Friday9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Drop-off Location: 21 Carlaw Avenue, Toronto, ON, M4M 2R6 (Intersection: Carlaw Ave & Lakeshore Blvd East)

Please note: We do not pickup any donations. All donations must be brought to our office location. Donations can also be shipped, or courriered to our office as well. 

We cannot accept furniture-like items, used clothing, toys, child cribs, change tables, car seats, play pens, strollers, high-chairs, used undergarments, used books, VHS/DVD movies, used computer/tech equipment, and items that are broken or in need of repair.