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.
Bras and Underwear
We need a variety of sizes, colours, and styles. Bras can be new or gently used. Underwear must be new and unworn.
In colder months we need:
ski/winter jackets, winter boots, mitts, toques, hoodies
In warmer months we need:
light jackets, sneakers, and hoodies
Single Serve Snacks + Juice Boxes
We need granola bars, crispy rice squares, chips, crackers, trail mix, chocolate bars, juice boxes, meal replacements (boost/ensure etc), $5 Tim Hortons, Dollaramma or McDonald's giftcards.
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.
We are always in need of travel sized shampoo, lotions, conditioner, deodorants, tampons, sanitary pads and baby wipes.
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.
Front Door Drop off:
10032 Royal Oak Way NW -Calgary
1252 Everridge Drive SW - Calgary
382 Sagewood Gardens SW - Airdrie
** These drop off locations accept any time, just leave your donation in the bin or on the front step.