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Blue Door Shelters

Blue Door Shelters

Blue Door Shelters, located in York Region, provides safe, supportive shelter and services for people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Founded in 1982, we operate three, no-fee, emergency shelters for families, men and youth.

Barb Latour
Office Manager
905-898-1015 Ext 5
18838 Highway 11
East Gwillimbury, ON
L9N 0C5

Infant Items  – New and Unopened                               

  • Baby blankets
  • Plush baby toys
  • Infant toys
  • Soothers/Teethers
  • Baby bottles (non-liner type)
  • Pullups – Sizes 3T-4T, 4T-5T & 6
  • Diapers – Sizes 4, 5 & 6
  • Infant Shampoo/body wash/diaper crème
  • Infant Formula

Clothing

  • New Men’s boxer shorts & socks
  • New Track pants/Hoodies – men, women & children
  • New Pyjamas – men, women & children
  • New or Gently Used winter coats
  • New Women socks & underwear

Food

  • Cereal, Granola Bars, Fruit Cups, Pudding Cups, Juice boxes
  • Canned Tomato/Spaghetti Sauce, Tomatoes
  • Canned tuna & chicken Ready to heat soups, Kraft Dinner
  • Canned meals (pasta, beans, etc.), Soup cups (Mr. Noodle)
  • Condiments, Salad Dressings, Sauces, Marinades
  • Snacks – chips, nuts, pretzels, nacho chips, salsa
  • Chocolate chips, dried cranberries, dried fruit

For other food inquires please call 905-898-1015 #4

Toiletries  – New and Unopened

  • Deodorant – men & women
  • Shaving Crème
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Body Wash
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes – Adult
  • Hair brushes/combs

Footwear 

  • Men’s Winter boots –  (New or Gently Used )
  • Men’s Running Shoes – (New or Gently Used )
  • New Slippers – Men, Women & Children

Household

  • Coffee mugs, cutlery, dinner plates, soup bowls

Gift Cards *

  • Wal-Mart, Superstore, Gas Stations, Upper Canada Mall, Fast Food (Tim Horton’s, McDonalds, Subway, Pizza Pizza)
  • Maximum of $25.00 denominations for easier distribution
    Fast Food – maximum of $15.00 denominations

* Gift cards are eligible for an income tax receipt. Please ensure the card amount (s) are recorded on the card

Toys

  • New are gratefully accepted for the holiday season

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