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.




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



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 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

Women In Supportive Housing (WISH) Apartment Items

WISH provides safe, secure, supported housing to 34 single women. The women at WISH are 19 and older and have experienced homelessness, and have barriers to stable housing.

Suggested items to donate:


Bed (Boxspring & Mattress) Bed rails


Lamps (2)

Night tables (2)


 Comforter – 2 sheet set, pillows, and blankets

Curtains & Curtain rods 


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


Coffee mugs

Living Room

Coach & chair

Coffee table

End tables

Lamps (2)


TV stand

Curtains & Curtain rod


Landline phone


Shower curtain


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.