Our Wish List

New Items Gratefully Accepted

We are grateful to the individuals and corporations who like to purchase items for YW clients. Your contributions help offset expenses and provide practical items and special comforts that they may not otherwise enjoy.

Please note: we are only able to accept NEW ITEMS with original labels and packaging.

While we recognize the value of gently used personal and household items, we encourage you to donate yours to one of the many reputable agencies that are equipped and staffed to distribute them.

Holiday Items
  • Self-care packs/gifts for women and babies 0-3 years
  • Warm and cozy blankets
  • Makeup gift sets for women and teens
  • Craft sets for kids, teens and women
  • Tea/coffee/hot chocolate
  • Travel mugs
  • Coloring book and colors
  • Gloves, toques and scarfs for women & children
  • Winter boots
  • Pots and pans, dishes
  • Back packs
High Need Items
Gift-cards: Wal-Mart, Safeway, Superstore, Tim Hortons, long distance phone cards
Calgary Transit tickets: Adult and youth
Recreation and event passes: zoo, recreation and leisure centres, Heritage Park, Science Centre, movie passes, theatre, sporting events
Personal Needs
Babies: Diapers sizes 4, 5, 6

Baby wipes

Baby shampoo and lotion

Children: Seasonally appropriate clothing, shoes and outerwear.
Women: Seasonally appropriate jackets, running shoes, pyjamas

Journals, alarm clocks

Full-sized bottles of shampoo, conditioner, body wash and lotion.

Questions? Contact donations@ywcalgary.ca.

You Can Help

The success of the women and families supported by YW are your success too. We cannot do this alone, your support helps us provide vulnerable women with flexible, personalized support to help them and their families move forward with dignity in times of crises.