Street Sisters operates on donations. We collect the most in-need, hard to get basic items to distribute for those who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. Please see below for items we need most at this time. Some items must be new, but many can be gently used as indicated. If you are donating used items please ensure they are clean.
We need a variety of sizes of underwear must be new and unworn. We accept boxers, and men's briefs as well as female underwear. Most common size needed is medium.
We are FULL for, Winter Clothing But we are always in need of Warm Winter Coats
In colder months we need:
ski/winter jackets, winter boots, mitts, toques, hoodies
In warmer months we need:
light jackets, sneakers, and hoodies
** Please donate according to the season as our storage space is limited.
Single Serve Snacks + Juice Boxes
We need soft granola bars, crispy rice squares, chips, crackers, trail mix, chocolate bars, juice boxes, meal replacements (boost/ensure),
Sleeping Bags + Blankets
We are obligated to hand out clean items only. We are always in need of sleeping bags, emergency blankets and regular blankets.
Gift Cards (5 dollar denominations)
Our most needed item.
A 5-dollar gift card provides high value for the donation. Vulnerable folks can get a hot meal, warm up, use the washroom and sit somewhere comfortably. This is a gift of dignity, warmth and food.
We always have a need for gift cards to Mcdonalds and Tim Hortons in 5$ denominations.
Always needed item.
We distribute 5000 pairs of socks per year. In colder months we need warm, thermal socks.
In warmer months we are in need of ankle socks and long socks.