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Thank you for your consideration of Women In Need as a home for your generous donation – it is so greatly appreciated!

Below are the items that WINS is generally in need of. Thank you!

Clothing & Accessories
  • Clothing & Footwear: men‘s, women‘s, children and infants.
  • Socks & Undergarments: only new socks and undergarments still in package or with tag
  • Accessories: belts, gloves, hats, scarves
  • Bags & Luggage: purses, wallets, backpacks, duffel bags. New style, lightweight suitcases and luggage.
  • Jewellery: all types of jewellery accepted in good, clean condition
Household Goods
  • Appliances: small household and kitchen appliances can be accepted. Must be in good working condition. Counter microwaves accepted and must include turntable and/or shelving. Mini fridges, coolers, apartment size freezers are accepted.
  • Bakeware: cookie sheets, cake pans, muffin tins (no excess wear or rust)
  • Cutlery: forks, butter knives, spoons
  • Dishes: dinner plates, side plates, dessert plates, and bowls.
  • Glasses & Mugs: water glasses, wine glasses, highball glasses, coffee mugs, tea cups and saucers.
  • Kitchen Items: pots and pans, utensils, mixing bowls, dish racks, cutlery trays, teapots, and canisters.
  • Household Decor: lamps and shades, collectibles, pictures and frames, mirrors, wall art
  • Linens: bedding, towels, bathmats, tablecloths, throw cushions, and curtains. Rods and blinds can only be accepted if they are new, in the original packaging with all hardware included.
  • Bathroom Items: shower curtains, soap holders, garbage baskets, towel holders
Mobility Equipment
  • Walkers, Scooters, Power and Manual Wheelchairs, canes and crutches: donations of these items must be clean and in good working condition.
Children’s Toys
  • Children’s Toys: donation of these items must be clean, complete and gently used.
Furniture

Furniture donations are accepted at our Dover store (3525 – 26 Ave. SE) and at our Macleod Plaza store (180 – 94 Ave. SE). We also offer pickup for furniture and large quantity donations.

  • Beds & Bed Frames: single, double, and queen size mattresses and box springs accepted. We also accept captain’s beds with all drawers and parts. (All mattresses and box springs must be free of stains and rips or we will be unable to accept for donation. Headboards and footboards must have frame included. Bed frames must be disassembled with all parts included.)
  • Bookshelves & Small Entertainment Units: less than 6 feet high and 4 feet wide and less than 100 pounds.
  • Coffee & End Tables: In good, gently used condition with all drawers and/or shelving intact.
  • Couches, Loveseats, Chairs & Ottomans: all furniture items must be clean, gently used condition and reasonably “current”. Reclining chairs and loveseats can be accepted.

Hide-a-beds and other large furniture items that exceed our size or weight restrictions may be accepted for drop off at our Dover store and offered on a “cash and carry” basis. (Unable to pick up or deliver these items due to weight restrictions)

  • Desks: student’s desks and small office wood or laminate desks less than 5 feet wide (no metal or L-shaped desks can be accepted). All drawers and/or shelving to be intact.
  • Dressers & Night Tables: in good, gently used condition. All drawers and/or shelving intact. Mirrors to be removed from dressers with all hardware bagged and attached.
  • Filing Cabinets: Small two or four drawer cabinets accepted. Must be in good condition – ideally with functional lock and key
  • Kitchen/Dining Room Suites: Matching table and chairs for kitchen and dining room suites. Barstools accepted. Hutches or buffets must be less than 6 feet high and 4 feet wide and less than 100 pounds.
  • Area rugs: in good gently used condition. No excessive wear or stains.
Sporting Goods & Seasonal
  • Sports equipment: Skis & poles, snowboards, toboggans, skates, rollerblades, racquets, camping equipment, bicycles.
  • Outdoor household: Small kid’s pools, sandboxes and outdoor play structures, patio furniture (tables, chairs & umbrellas), garden tools (excluding gas-powered lawn mower & trimmers), shovels, electric mowers accepted.
  • Christmas and other holiday decorations: We accept all Christmas and seasonal decorations in good, gently used condition.
Miscellaneous
  • Sports equipment: Skis & poles, snowboards, toboggans, skates, rollerblades, racquets, camping equipment, bicycles.
  • Outdoor household: Small kid’s pools, sandboxes and outdoor play structures, patio furniture (tables, chairs & umbrellas), garden tools (excluding gas-powered lawn mower & trimmers), shovels, electric mowers accepted.
  • Christmas and other holiday decorations: We accept all Christmas and seasonal decorations in good, gently used condition.
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