Home Base Drop-In Centre and Connections (emergency housing)

Food Items

  • Perishables:  4L Bags of Milk, Fresh Fruits (watermelons, cantaloupes, melons, apples, bananas) and Vegetables, meat (chicken, beef)
  • Laundry detergent (laundry PODS preferred please)
  • Dry Goods (bags of rice, lentils)
  • Cereals, granola bars, cookies, crackers, chips
  • Canned meats (tuna, salmon, corned beef)
  • Cup of soups/Cup of noodles (Mr. Noodles Cups)/Canned stews and chilis (eg. Chunky Beef, Healthy Choice, Campbells, Puritan brands )
  • Individual cups of KD (Kraft dinner microwaveables), regular boxes of KD
  • Packages of Sidekicks pasta, Uncle Bens Rice
  • Cans of Tomatoes and tomato sauces
  • Canned vegetables
  • Condiments – ketchup, mustard, soy sauces, hot sauces, BBQ sauces
  • Flip Flops (Variety of sizes)
  • Other Needs/Wants
  • Giftcards to give to youth (small denominations $10 and $20 – Walmart, PC/Loblaws, or restaurants)
  • newer DVDs
  • Hygiene Items (must be new) – socks, underwear, white undershirts (all sizes)
  • shampoo, body wash, deodorant, toothbrushes, shaving cream, feminine hygiene products
  • Paper towels, kleenex boxes, toilet paper
  • Sponsor A Pizza Night at the drop-in for youth (approx. $250 value- 10 party pizzas)
  • Youth appropriate clothing (male/female), jeans, trackpants, hoodies, long sleeve t-shirts
  • Adult colouring books with pencil crayons/activity books/journals
  • New Board Games (Monopoly, Scrabble, Dungeons and Dragons, Scattergories, Chess, Dominoes, etc.)
  • Art Supplies (Pencil Crayons/Small Canvases/Paints/Art Kits)
  • Backpacks (youth plain style, NOT children’s)
  • Kitchen Needs (must be new)
  • 10 new black plain kitchen aprons
  • PLEASE NOTE:  Due to the generosity of our donor community, we are currently NOT accepting any canned chickpeans/beans or toothpaste at the moment.  We have plenty of stock.  Thank you for understanding.
  • Download our Program Wish List (click link below) to post at your organization and organize a food drive for us: 360kids Donations Request

Housing Supports

  • Grocery gift cards for perishable foods
  • Sets of Dishes
  • Sets of Drinking Glasses
  • Small appliances (esp. small microwaves, toaster ovens)
  • Laundry Baskets, cleaning supplies
  • New bath towels, tea towels
  • New bedding/comforters for twin sized beds (sheets, pillows, blankets)
  • Brooms, mops, buckets, cutlery,
  • Cleaning products:  detergent, Mr. Clean type products or similar etc.

Residential Youth Homes 

  • Stainless Steel pots & pans and baking pans (x 2 new sets)
  • 8 piece plate sets (plates, cereal bowls, cups, ) and kitchen cutlery  (x 2)
  • new Tupperware sets (x 2) for storing food
  • Bath towels (13), wash cloths and bath mats (x 4) (new)
  • new set of casserole dishes (x 2)
  • 2 new blenders, new toasters (x2)
  • Pot holders, kitchen tea towels, place mats
  • New ironing board and new iron
  • Non-perishable food items and gift cards to purchase perishables
  • Non-stick frying pans (large size x 4)
  • Sponsor A Pizza & Movie Night for youth

Afterschool & YOUTHrive Programs – Children in Grades 1 to 8

Crafts ( Construction paper, glue, canvas, tape, glitter, scissors, pipe cleaners, pompoms, streamers, ribbon, beads)

Paints ( Assorted paint colours, paint brushes)

Mandala colouring books

Crayons, pencil crayons, markers, Pencils, pens, erasers, sharpeners

Board games: Catch Phrase, scategories, playing cards, jenga, Pictionary, monopoly, anomia for Kids, Taboo & Puzzles

Cooking items

Game system and games

 

If you would like to donate any items from our program wish lists, please email info@360kids.ca or call (905) 475-6694 ext. 3600 or 3608 to make arrangements for donations to be dropped off and to obtain hours of operation.

Furniture Donations – Please note that we do not have in-house transportation available for large items or furniture. While we would love to accept all donations of needed items if we’re able, we would greatly appreciate if donors are able to provide transportation of these items.

Unfortunately donations of used items are not eligible for tax receipts; however, we gladly provide charitable tax receipt for donations of new items with a receipts for purchase.