Red Door Holiday Giving 2021 | Red Door Family Shelter

Red Door Holiday Giving 2021

This holiday season you can help families in need.  Your gifts can make all the difference!

How to donate:

Complete our Non-Monetary Gift donation form - our Donation Coordinator will contact you to confirm your donation and arrange a drop-off time. Please Note: only items on this list will be accepted . If you have any questions please contact our Inkind Coordinator at 416-915-5671 ext. 234.

Drop off deadline: Friday December 17,2021

Drop-off Times: Monday through Friday – 9am to 5pm

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

Please Note: We do not provide tax receipts for non-monetary donations.

What our families need:

The needs at the shelters can change so it is best to contact us to ensure that we are able to accept your donation. If you would like to donate items to the Red Door, please contact our In-Kind Coordinator at 416-915-5671 ext. 234 or via email at

    As of November 12, 2021, we will only be accepting the following items:

  • New Winter Accessories for all ages, sizes, and gender (e.g. hats, gloves/mittens, scarfs, socks)
  • New Toys: for ages 6-12 boys & girls and teens
  • Winter Jackets and Snowpants and boots for toddlers, boys and girls, women and men (lightly used are ok)
  • Non-perishable food or Food Vouchers for our shelter food banks ($25, $50, or $100 denominations from No Frills, Food Basics, FreshCo, Metro, or Loblaws).

Gift Cards:

Gift Cards are a versatile option that allow families to choose their own presents. These are our suggested gift amounts based on family size:

  • Single adult: $100
  • Single parent & 1 child: $150
  • Single parent & 2 children: $200
  • Single parent & 3 children, or parents with 2 children: $250
  • Single parent & 4 children, or parents with 3 children: $300
  • Single parent & 5 children, or parents with 4 children: $350
  • Single parent & 6 children, or parents with 5 children: $400

Holiday Season Partners:

If you are interested in family sponsorship, please contact one of our holiday partners.

Holiday Helpers

The Shoebox Project

Care Gift Elves

Toronto Star Santa Claus Fund

CP24 Chum Christmas Wish

Kits for a Cause

For any further questions, please contact our In-Kind Coordinator at 416-915-5671 ext 234 or via email at