Currently not able to accept in kind donations

We appreciate all offers of donations. However, due to COVID –19 we are currently not able to accept in kind donations. We will put out a call for in kind donations when it is safe for us to do so. If you would like to help financially, the WIN house COVID-19 Relief Fund has been set up to help us offset the cost of purchasing the following items for clients in care.

WIN House COVID-19 Relief Fund

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):

  • Women’s winter boots
  • Boys and girls winter clothing, jackets, socks and boots (Sizes 5-12)
  • Teen boys and girls winter jackets, socks and boots
  • UNOPENED diapers
  • Twin and Queen Bed Sheets (Fitted)

We currently have a high need for (NEW):

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

  • Notebooks, duo-tangs and packs of lined paper
  • Pencils, pens, crayons and markers
  • Scissors, ruler and glue sticks
  • Eraser and pencil sharpener
  • 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:

  • Backpacks
  • Bubbles
  • Journals
  • Yoga Mats