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Essential Items

Since 1968, WIN House has been a safe haven for women and children fleeing domestic violence.

Your support helps provide the various services needed by our clients throughout their stay at WIN House and beyond.

We appreciate all offers of donations. However, due to space limitations, we can only accept items of high need. We accept donations Monday through Thursday between the hours of 9:00am and 4:00pm by APPOINTMENT ONLY and closed Friday. To make a donation appointment, please contact our Donations Associate at 780.471.6709 ext 232, or email us at donations@winhouse.org. Please note that we are unable to accept furniture or large items due to our limited storage space.

We are currently accepting (new or gently used):

done NEW Fall/Winter coats and boots
done Boys clothing, jackets, socks and shoes (Ages 5-17 Years Old)
done UNOPENED diapers
done Journals
done Can Openers

We currently have a high need for (NEW):

done Baby Shampoo and lotion (unscented)
done Shower curtain with rings
done Face cloths, hand and bath towels
done Dish cloths and dish towels
done Drinking Glasses and coffee mugs
done Cutlery
done Coffee Maker
done Pots and pans set
done Toasters
done Kettles
done Pillows

Back to School Items:

Our WIN School is available to children from kindergarten to grade nine. This gives children normalcy and a place to learn while mom is in shelter healing and building strength for the next chapter of their lives. To help mom, we are seeking back to school items for families who cannot afford basic school supplies.

done Notebooks, duo-tangs and packs of lined paper
done Pencils, pens, crayons and markers
done Scissors, ruler and glue sticks
done Eraser and pencil sharpener
done Pencil case and backpack

Child Trauma Program:

The Child Trauma Program is an innovative strategy supporting the needs of the children coming into shelter. With your help, we would like to provide them with the tools to cope with the experiences they’ve endured. We are currently looking for the following items:

done Backpacks
done Bubbles
done Journals
done Yoga Mats