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The YWCA Halifax relies on charitable donations and the generous support of our community.

Because of you, we are building economic security, promoting wellness, and creating opportunities for young women, girls, and their families by providing a strong voice and integrated services.

There are countless ways to give but no matter how you give or how much you give, your gift makes a difference.

 

WAYS TO GIVE

General Donations: You can give monthly, annually or one-time with gifts by using our online donation form

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Gifts on Honour: Have someone you want to pay tribute to? Why not make a gift in their name using our online giving.

Gifts in Memory: Make a gift in the name of family member or loved one online or contact us about establishing a gift.

Estate Giving: Establish a legacy gift in you or your family members name. 

Gifts of Stocks or Securities: Please contact Brighid Langill, Director of Philanthropy at b.langill@ywcahalifax.com or 902-423-6162 ext 2225 for more information and to receive our Letter of Authorization.

 

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You can make a general or campaign specific donation by mailing a cheque or money order made payable to YWCA Halifax:

YWCA Halifax

Attention: Fund Development

358 Herring Cove Road

Halifax, NS

B3R 1V8

*All donations of $20 or more will receive a charitable tax receipt.

In-kind Gifts for Youth & Participants

Examples of in-kind gifts include:

-Gift Cards

-Personal care items

-Bus tickets

-Towels, face cloths, hand towels (new)

-Queen-sized sheets, pillowcases, pillows, comforters, crib sheets (new)

-Dishcloths and towels (new)

-Cleaning supplies, brooms, mops

-Toilet paper and paper towel

-infant onesies, bottles, wipes, diapers (sizes 2 and up)

-Celebration item; boxes of cakes, icing, candles, streamers, celebration signs, blank greeting cards

Safe House Furniture Wish List

Suggested items to donate:

Resident bedrooms

2 double mattress

2 double box spring

2 double bed frame

2 double bed in a bag (sheets, blanket, pillowcase included)

2 dresser (4-6 drawers)

2 nightstand

2 floor length mirror (with door hang or without)

4 pillows

2 small garbage can

Live in bedroom

1 queen mattress

1 queen box spring

1 queen bed frame

1 queen bed in a bag (sheets, blanket, pillowcase included)

1 dresser (4-6 drawers)

1 nightstand

1 floor length mirror (with door hang or without)

2 pillows

1 small garbage can

1 mini fridge

1 desk + office chair

1 small filing cabinet (1-3 drawers, with lock and key)

Miscellaneous bedroom items

36 hangers (12 each)

4 door knobs with key locks

Care packages to give each resident (ensure there are ethnic products + toiletries)

Miscellaneous household items

Mop + bucket

Broom + dust pan + Swiffer

Toilet cleaner

All purpose disinfectant spray

Disposable rags

Garbage + recycling + organics bags

Recycling bin (3 piece that holds all bags)

Paper towel

Toilet paper

Laundry detergent

Dryer sheets

Dish liquid

Power bar

Shoe rack

Shoe rug

6 hangers for coat closet

Curtains (measure first, house already has curtain rods)

Grass trimmer

Snow shovel + salt

3 laundry baskets

1 small garbage can for bathroom

Kitchen

Dining room table + 4-6 chairs (or two benches)

Cutlery (forks, steak knives, butter knives, spoons)

Plates, bowls, mugs, glasses

Utensils (spatulas, grater, tongs, potato masher, ladles. Can opener, vegetable peeler)

Cookware (pots, pans, tupperware)

Blender

Dishrack

Cutlery holder

Wall clock

Kettle

Crockpot 

Dish rags

Dish towels

Tupperware containers with lids

Living room

1 couch + 1 loveseat + 1 arm chair (recliner) 

1 TV + TV stand

2 tall lamps

1 area rug

1 wall clock

Basement (Program room)

1 table + 6 chairs

1-2 sets of puzzle mat

1 area rug

Shelving unit for program supplies (or Totes)

Curtains (measure first)

Linen closet

Bath towels

Hand towels

Furniture Master List

2 double mattress

2 double box spring

2 double bed frame

2 double bed in a bag (sheets, blanket, pillowcase included)

3 dresser (4-6 drawers)

3 nightstand

3 floor length mirror (with door hang or without)

6 pillows

4 small garbage can

1 queen mattress

1 queen box spring

1 queen bed frame

1 queen bed in a bag (sheets, blanket, pillowcase included)

1 mini fridge

1 desk + office chair

1 small filing cabinet (1-3 drawers, with lock and key)

42 hangers 

4 door knobs with key locks

1 mop + bucket

1 broom + dustpan + Swiffer

Garbage + recycling + organics bags

1 Recycling bin (3 piece that holds all bags)

2 power bar

1 shoe rack

1 shoe rug for by the door

6 sets of curtains (measure first, house already has curtain rods)

1 grass trimmer

1 snow shovel + salt

3 laundry baskets

1 dining room table + 4-6 chairs (or two benches)

1 blender

1 dishrack

1 cutlery holder

2 wall clock

1 kettle

1 crockpot 

1 couch + 1 loveseat + 1 arm chair (recliner) 

1 TV + TV stand

2 tall lamps

1 area rug

1 industrial table + 6 chairs

1-2 sets of puzzle mat

2 area rugs

1 shelving unit for program supplies (or Totes)

Bath towels

Hand towels

Dish rags

Dish towels

Cutlery (forks, steak knives, butter knives, spoons)

Plates, bowls, mugs, glasses

Utensils (spatulas, grater, tongs, potato masher, ladles)

Cookware (pots, pans, tupperware)

Paper towel

Toilet paper

Laundry detergent

Dryer sheets

Dish liquid

Toilet cleaner

All purpose disinfectant spray

Disposable rags

* Care packages to give each resident (ensure there are ethnic products + toiletries)

Bedroom: 

Bed (Boxspring & Mattress) Bed rails

Dresser

Lamps (2)

Night tables (2)

Hangers

 Comforter – 2 sheet set, pillows, and blankets

Curtains & Curtain rods 

Kitchen

Table & chairs (2 or 4)                                                dish clothes (4)

Toaster                                                                        dish towels (4)

Kettle or coffee maker                                                dish drainer

Microwave                                                                  canister set

Pots & Pans                                                                 food storage containers with lids

Frying pan                                                                       garbage can

Cutlery (4 of each)                                                      broom, mop, dustpan

Knives – (sharp)

Utensils – spatula, large spoons, potato masher,

Can opener & vegetable peeler

Dishes- 4 of each

Glasses

Coffee mugs

Living Room

Coach & chair

Coffee table

End tables

Lamps (2)

TV

TV stand

Curtains & Curtain rod

Vacuum

Landline phone

Bathroom

Shower curtain

Bathmat

Bath Towels (4-6)

Face Clothes (4-6)

Small towels (4-6)

Cleaning supplies

Please call 902-423-6162 x 2225 for more details and drop off location details.