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COVID-19 Where to Donate/Volunteer

Site: Halton

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments If you have an Emergency, please call 9-1-1 (Police, Fire, Ambulance) 
 
Non-Emergency 
Halton Regional Police Service: 905-825-4777 (non-emergency) 
Halton Regional Police Service COVID-19 Hotline: 905-825-4722 
Halton Region Public Health, toll free 1-866-442-5866 or 905 825-6000 or 3-1-1 
Telehealth Ontario, toll free 1-866-797-0000 
Health Canada's Novel Coronavirus Information Line, toll-free 1-833-784-4397 
 
*** Updated as we become aware of changes or new programs being offered. As hours/programs are changing fairly often, it is advised that you call or email prior to attending in person ***
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) In this listing, you will find different ways to support your community, including Food & Hygeine donations, Clothing donations, , how to help front line Healthcare Workers, how to support Community Agencies, and where you can Volunteer, to hopefully help you and your community through this COVID-19 pandemic. 
 

Support Food Programs

Halton wide Programs

Food for Life 
* donate online here 
* text FOOD to 41010 to donate $10 
* call Food for Life at 905-635-1106 and press 2 to make a financial donation 
 
Food4Kids Halton 
* provides packages of healthy food for kids aged 4-14 years with limited or no access to food 
* committed to ensuring children involved with Food4Kids have access to food throughout the school closure  
* will be providing gift cards by mail to families registered in their program 
* to help support, please donate here 
 

Burlington

Burlington Food Bank 
* donate online here 
* call Burlington Food Bank at 905-637-2273 
 
Food Drives 
St. Matthew on-the-Plains 
* drive-thru drop-off of food & hygiene donations 
* homemade face masks available for pick up 
* 126 Plains Rd E 
* Mon and Wed, 12 noon-3 pm 
* supporting Burlington Food Bank and The Compassion Society of Halton 
 
Ebenezer Canadian Reformed Church 
* Food drive drop off 
* 607 Dynes Road 
* Tue and Thu, 12 noon-3 pm 
* 100% of food & cash donations will be directed to the Burlington Food Bank 
 
Burlington Cares 
* porch pick up every Friday with no end date currently in site (community driven) 
* non-perishable food, toiletries and cleaning products 
* email andreaflorian@royallepage.ca or text your address to 289-218-8119 by Thursday at noon so they can plan their route 
* put your donation items on your front porch, marked FOOD DRIVE by 10am Friday 
* supporting Burlington's many Food Banks 
* drive is happening through the real estate team "The Andrea Florian Group
 

Oakville

Kerr Street Mission 
* to donate, click here 
 
Fareshare Food Bank Oakville 
* to donate, click here 
 
Food Drives 
Film.ca Cinemas 
* take what you need; leave what you can, "honour-system" food bank, on porch 
* 171 Speers Road, Unit 25, Oakville 
* If you are donating - free to drop off at any point 
* low on non-perishable/sealed food 
* see website for more information  
 

Milton

MCRC - Infant Food Bank 
* donations, including diapers, formula, and baby food, can be dropped off at the Salvation Army in Milton, 820 Nipissing Rd, Unit 4 
* or connect with Nathalie Gallo at nathalieg@mcrc.on.ca to arrange for a drop-off time at the 410 Bronte Street S location 
* financial donations can be made here 
 
Salvation Army, Khi Community - Milton 
* you can donate to the local Khi Community Food Bank online by clicking on the Salvation Army's donation page 
* please select 'ONTARIO' then 'KHI (MILTON)
* more details here 
 

Halton Hills

Georgetown Bread Basket 
* please consider donating online here 
* if you wish to send an e-transfer please send it to treasurer@georgetownbreadbasket.ca 
* send the password in separate email to same address or in the message/note section of the e-transfer along with your full name and address for a tax receipt 
 

Businesses & Non-Profits

Businesses can sign-up to donate excess food to local non-profits, or local non-profits can sign up to receive excess food from local businesses. See FoodRescue.ca for more details and to sign-up. 
 

Donate Clothing or Household Goods

Salvation Army Thrift Store 
* beginning to reopen select Donor Welcome Centres and Thrift Store locations 
* for up-to-date details, search for your local store at here 
 
Goodwill Community Donation Centres 
* Burlington - 4051 New St 
* Oakville - 407 Speers Rd, Unit A 
* Oakville - 2387 Trafalgar Rd, Unit B5 
 
Habitat for Humanity ReStore 
* Burlington - 1800 Appleby Line 
* Milton - 700 Main St E 
 
Other locations to donate in Halton 
Used Appliances, Clothing, Furniture, and Household Goods 
* Oakville 
* Burlington 
* Milton 
 
Giveback Canada 
* GiveBack Canada is a supply chain crisis-response initiative of PUDO Inc 
* collecting clean, gently used and new clothing, footwear and accessories for adults, children and babies of all ages 
* fill a cardboard box, print a FREE shipping label 
* find the PUDOpoint Counters location nearest you and drop-off at your convenience 
* PUDOpoint will ship your donations for free to participating Canadian charities 
* for more information, see here 
* for questions about the GiveBack Canada program please contact, 1-844-300-8533 or email info@pudoinc.com 
 
Please Note: All public donation bins (clothing, household items, etc..), usually found in parking lots, are NOT accepting donations until further notice. Please DO NOT drop off donations at these sites. 
 

Support Front Line Healthcare Workers

Ontario Health 
* Workforce Matching Portal 
* Ontario is seeking those with experience in providing health care who are available to help provincial efforts to prevent and control the spread of COVID-19, if required 
* looking for health care providers who may be working part-time and want to and are prepared to increase their work hours or former healthcare providers who are retired, or on inactive status with their regulatory college 
* Individuals - I want to help  
* Healthcare Institution - I need resources 
 
Halton COVID-19 Response 
* the Chambers of Commerce of Halton Region in partnership with municipal, provincial and federal governments are working hard to ensure local businesses connect to fulfill urgent supply 
* donate PPE supplies 
* request PPE supplies 
* donate non PPE items for front line healthcare workers 
* volunteer to assist with senior care in Halton (i.e. grocery delivery) 
* for full details, see website 
 
Halton Healthcare 
* Monetary Gifts, PPE/Equipment Donations, Staff Support, Innovative Ideas 
* for an updated list of ways you can help your local Halton Healthcare hospital at this time, see here 
 
Joseph Brant Hospital 
* for an updated list of ways you can help, see here 
* detailed listing of Personal Protective Equipment that the Hospital is seeking 
* if you can support, contact coviddonations@josephbranthospital.ca or call 905-632-3730 ext 1314 
 
Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital 
* needs donations to enable front line healthcare workers to protect lives in our community and minimize the spread COVID-19 
* to support the OTMH COVID-19 Response Fund, click here 
* Longo's is matching all gifts up to $10,000 
 
Canada Sews 
* a movement of volunteers across Canada providing fabric masks and scrub caps to front line workers in need 
* if you are in need of masks, please reach out through request page here 
* if you can donate, please see here 
* for more local information, visit the Hamilton/Halton Group Facebook page 
* for more information see here 
 
Film.ca Cinemas 
* 171 Speers Rd, Oakville 
* drop-off and distribution centre for drive organized by medical students and local physicians 
* donations accepted Mon-Sun, 3 pm-8 pm 
* pick-up can be arranged by email, OakvilleCommunityDrive@gmail.com 
 
Halton Hills Community Drive 
* front line healthcare workers are asking for Personal Protective Equipment (gloves, masks, shoe covers etc) 
* to drop them off at the Town Hall, email HaltonHillsCommunityDrive@gmail.com 
 

Support our Community Agencies

United Way Halton & Hamilton 
* have created the COVID-19 Emergency Fund to support the work of their front line partner agencies 
* help the most vulnerable as our communities respond 
* to donate, see here 
* for more details, see here 
 
Burlington Foundation 
* Pandemic Response Grants will be provided to local agencies on the front-line that are serving high need, vulnerable people and families including those experiencing food insecurity, isolated seniors, childcare supports, disability, mental health and safe housing  
* if you have any questions regarding eligibility, please contact 905-639-0744 ext 222 
* for more information, see here 
 
Oakville Community Foundation 
* have launched the Oakville Resiliency Fund, which will first focus on “Community Heroes” charities on the front lines who are helping our neighbours meet their basic need of Health, Well-Being, Food, Shelter and serving vulnerable populations 
* join the Physician’s Challenge or view their list of Identified Priority Charitable Organizations 
* for more information, see here 
* contact information can be found here 
 
Community Foundation of Halton North 
* office is closed, but available to chat via email or phone Or, if you wish to chat face to face, we can arrange an online meeting 
* reach out if you have any questions: Email: info@cfhn.ca or call 905-864-9211 
* to donate, see here 
* for more information, see here 
 
CanadaHelps.org 
* Acton 
* Burlington 
* Milton 
* Oakville 
 

Volunteer

Community Development Halton 
* COVID-19 Community Response Halton 
* developing a roster of concerned citizens who are wanting to help and connecting them to organizations needing it 
* volunteer duties may involve driving to deliver basic needs to homes, gardening and spring cleanup, make wellness check calls to people who are isolated or help prepare meals 
* residents interested in registering for volunteer positions or to donate can sign up here, and will be connected with opportunities as they become available 
 
SPARK Ontario 
* SPARK and the Government of Ontario are connecting volunteers with community response efforts to the COVID-19 Pandemic 
* discover volunteering opportunities and connect with non-profit organizations 
* for more information and to sign up, see website 
 
National COVID-19 Volunteer Recruitment Campaign 
* the Government of Canada is working with provincial and territorial governments to respond to COVID-19 
* building an inventory of volunteers from which governments can draw upon as needed 
* seeking volunteers to help in the following areas: case tracking and contact tracing; health system surge capacity; case data collection and reporting 
* to apply, click here 
* for more information, see here 
 
Red Cross Canada 
* there is a current – and critical – need for volunteers to join the Emergency Management Team 
* see here for more details 
 
Kids Help Phone 
* Crisis Responders for Crisis Text Line powered by Kids Help Phone are trained and volunteer remotely, so you can support young people while practicing social distancing 
* to volunteer, click here 
* to donate, click here
Hours Hours vary
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility No restrictions
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Languages English
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Halton Region, ON
 
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HCSD Main Heading COVID-19 ; Community Programs
HCSD Sub Heading Donation Drop-off/Pick-up ; Information & Referral Resources
Service Categories Donation Drop Off Points ~ COVID-19 ; Food Donation Programs ~ COVID-19 ; Medical Equipment/Assistive Technology Donation Programs ~ COVID-19

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