People experiencing homelessness have trouble accessing many basic necessities we sometimes take for granted. From warm jackets and clean underwear to personal care and hygiene items, your in-kind gift can help restore dignity, hope and purpose to someone in need.
Give Where Needed Most
If you have some everyday items you would like to donate to The Ottawa Mission, we appreciate any donation you are able to make! See our list of items most in demand below.
Men’s Hygiene Items in Demand
Underwear (sizes SM – XXL)
Disposable razors, shaving cream & deodorant
Men’s Items in Demand
New or Gently Used:
Steel toed work boots, sizes 9 to 12
Jeans, sizes M-XL
Due to a lack of space at The Ottawa Mission, we are unable to accept donations of any household items such as appliances or furniture. Visit 35 Waller Street to drop off donations at your own convenience — our front desk is open 24-hours a day. Short-term parking is available on the south side of The Mission (our south-side door address is 53 Daly St). If you would like to arrange for a donation pick-up, please call 613-234-1144, ext. 248.