Approximately 1,935 people experience homelessness in Calgary on any given night, and many need essential items to avoid frostbitten fingers and toes.
Hats, water, mitts, snacks, and boots are just some of the items needed to ensure everyone has what they need to survive this extreme weather.
With your help, we envision the day when homelessness is rare, brief, and non-recurring perhaps an episode in someone’s life, but never a condition that defines one’s life.
Option 1: If you want to directly contribute to the #DonateEssentialsYYC campaign, please fill out the form below.
Option 2: If you want to donate goods, the following charities and agencies are currently accepting items:
Alpha House accepts clothing, and in particular, new socks, underwear and towels.
The Mustard Seed, the Calgary Drop-In Centre, and the Calgary Dream Centre are seeking both furniture and clothing as part of their lists of urgently needed items.
Women In Need Society accepts used furniture and mattresses.