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WINTER NEEDS Please call or email for best times to drop off
Current Immediate Needs
Bedding & towels (freshly washed, dryed and folded); sleeping bags for the homeless; new socks / underwear (for men, women, children); shampoo; soap; deodorant; toothbrushes; toothpaste; toilet paper; disposable razors; slippers (handmade or otherwise); used backpacks (especially for adults - any condition as long as the zippers work) always welcomed as well as children's backpacks; winter jackets, track shoes and boots in good condition; mitts, gloves, scarves, toques. The Urban no longer accepts clothing.
Current Needs at the Urban for those in sudden struggling circumstances:
Canned meats: tuna/salmon, chicken, ham, corned beef, Klik or Spam; Pasta sauce; canned vegetables: peas, corn, yellow and green beans, pork and beans and soup; Fruit cocktail, small mandarin oranges; Peanut butter, jam/jelly; Pudding cups; Cookies; Instant coffee (small jars); Soda crackers; Juice boxes, Instant oatmeal. Please see Donate tab: "food items" for additional regular needs.
Reusable grocery bags.
Coffee for the coffee urn and tea are welcomed donations as the coffee urn and tea pots are always on here for those who attend!
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for drop off times. Thanks so much.
We no longer accept clothing other than clean seasonal jackets, bedding and socks. We ask that you also consider donating men's clothing to the John Howard Society, 583 Ellice Ave. Call 204-775-1514 for drop off times; Women's/Men's clothing donations are also received at Siloam Mission, 300 Princess St.; and Main Street Project, 24 hrs/day/7days a week at 71 Martha St.