Looking to donate items to a local Toronto organization?
Here's a selection of local organizations to get you started - remember to always check in with each organization for items currently being accepted and drop-off times!
A non-for profit organization providing comprehensive services and supports; parenting education, health services, counselling, high school education, and infant mental health programs and interventions to pregnant young women, young parents, aged 15 to 22 years old, and their children.
205 Parliament St.
Mon - Tues: 9am to 7pm
Wed - Thurs: 9am to 5pm
Fri: 9am - 5pm (by appointment only)
reBOOT Canada is a national charity, established in 1995, which refurbishes donated computer equipment to provide individuals, and non-profits, with access to subsidized technology, and training.
Evergreen Brick Works, Centre for Green Cities
103-550 Bayview Avenue
Mon - Fri: 9am to 5pm
Sat - Sunday: 10am to 2pm
Public Holidays & Long-Weekend Sundays: Closed
This non-profit organization provides community participation support services where individuals with different abilities have opportunities to learn, grow and access community resources. Donations go to their thrift shop which is mostly staffed by volunteers and profits go to help run the organization overall.
Donations can be dropped off at their store location. They accept numerous items like small appliances, clothing, household items, antiques and jewelry that are in very good condition.
931 Kingston Rd. (Beaches neighbourhood)
Mon - Sat: 9 am to 5 pm
New Circles is a grassroots agency providing newcomers, refugees and others living in poverty with gently-used clothing, skill building opportunities, and social connections. Their retail-style clothing bank, GLOW (Gently Loved Outfits to Wear), is the largest in Toronto, serving people of all ages. Currently, they are accepting donations of clothing, shoes and accessories that are in good condition, not outdated, soiled or torn.
161 Bartley Drive
Mon: 9am to 5pm
Thurs: 9am to 7pm
The Children’s book bank provides free books to children and literacy support to low-income neighborhoods. They have recently expanded to provide additional books and literacy materials through community centres, schools, and health clinics in high-need neighbourhoods throughout the city.
Book donations should be:
- In new or gently used condition
- Printed within the last ten years, so a print date of 2007 – present
350 Berkeley Street
Mon - Thurs: 10am - 6pm
Fri - Sat: 10am - 6pm (closed on Sat in July & Aug)
Dress for Success® is an international not-for-profit organization that has helped more than 1,000,000 women worldwide work towards self-sufficiency. Their mission is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Consider donating your gently-worn, professional clothing to the Toronto location. They accept business-appropriate suits, separates, and accessories like jewellery, handbags and outerwear. Often women come right before an interview so it is important that clothing is dry cleaned or laundered, and brought in garment bags or neatly folded in boxes.
188 Lowther Avenue, 3rd Floor Boutique
Tues: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Your donation of new and gently-used clothing and small household items in good condition is a great source of help to people in need in the Jewish community. It’s worth taking a look at their website and seeing the wide variety of support and services they provide the community! They take numerous items for children and it’s best to call ahead of time to see what they are accepting. Due to regular changes in safety regulations they do not accept cribs, and car seats.
4600 Bathurst Street
Mon, Tues, Wed: 11am-6pm
Fri & Sun: 10am-3pm
This is a community housing effort in Toronto’s West end that helps refugee families with transition housing and drop in services. Romero House has been running for 25 years and you can learn about their story here. They accept a variety of household items. Needs vary depending on what new families need so it is best to contact them to find out what they are accepting at the time.
1558 Bloor Street West
Mon: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Tues - Wed: 10:00am - 5:00pm
More questions? Get in touch.