THANK YOU to the many caring community members who support us with in-kind and monetary donations. Due to health precautions with corona virus (COVID-19) and limited storage we cannot accept all in-kind donations.  All donations must be pre-approved by our Community team: 204-615-0313, ext. 237.  Some supplies have been harder to obtain and/or more frequently used during COVID-19 crisis, and are identified in our wish list, below.

We appreciate your understanding and support during this challenging time. We recommend checking this web site intermittently for updates, and following Willow Place on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.  Thank you for thinking of Willow Place!

Donation Wish List

Women & Children’s Emergency Shelter in Winnipeg


Family violence is a concern for all of us. It takes awareness, commitment and support from family, friends and community to support healthy changes.

Please consider contributing to our wish list:

  • Laundry pods and fabric softener sheets (COVID-19)
  • Facial tissue (Kleenex) boxes (COVID-19)
  • Pens & small journal books
  • Travel size shampoo and conditioner
  • Art & craft supplies: markers, paper, gluesticks, scissors. etc.
  • Needle craft & beading supplies; fabric & sewing supplies
  • Cleaning supplies 
  • Craft kits (for women, children & teen activities)
  • Bus tickets (adult & youth)
  • Liquid hand soap &  hand sanitizer (COVID-19) 
  • Household cleaners, bleach, rubber or vinyl gloves (COVID-19)
  • Gift cards (Walmart, Superstore, Safeway/Sobey’s, Tim Horton’s, etc., for shelter supplies and client outings)
  • Monetary donations via (COVID-19)

How to Donate

Please call 204-615-0313, ext. 237  to donate or with questions


*Due to storage limitations and COVID-19 health precautions we are not able to accept all donations of gently-used clothing and household items such as bedding at this time. Donations of gently-used clothing, bedding, linens, kitchenware, dishes and household items may be donated to Helping Hands Thrift Store (204-582-4334) – the store is currently closed to the public, but messages can be left at this number.  The Helping Hand is a long-time partner of Willow Place and provides Fresh Start packages to our clients at no cost when leaving the family violence shelter program.

Donations of furniture, men’s and women’s clothing and other daily essentials can also be made with our community partner, S.S.C.O.P.E. by calling 204-987-6300, ext. 2 (Tammy Lynn) or by emailing (Website: Furniture pick up is available through S.S.C.O.P.E.

If your retail business has NEW or GENTLY-USED in-kind items to donate, please contact us.  Typical items needed are clothing, footwear and PJs for women and children (must be in-season), single size fitted sheets, pillow cases, blankets, and towels.

PLEASE NOTE: we have a very good supply of feminine hygiene, soap. shampoo, lotion, toothpaste, diapers, and socks right now, so these items are not being accepted for donation presently.  Also, NO new/used books, or new/used plush toys are being accepted at this time – THANK YOU!

Heartfelt thanks to our amazing, supportive community, funders, and donors – you make our work possible!