Sew On Fire Ministries

Site: Burlington

Record #: BTN4880
Last Full Update: 24 Oct 2023

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Description (Agency)

A registered charity that fills and distributes gift bags and backpacks for people in need in Canada and around the world, including people who are homeless, low-income families and women's shelters

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2000
Primary Executive Wendy Hagar
Funding Donations

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Filled backpacks are donated to those in need

  • staffed entirely by volunteers

Accepts donations of:

  • backpacks
  • textiles and gently used linens to make gift bags
  • new personal hygiene items such as toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, shampoo and facecloths
  • new school supplies
  • new clothing and shoes
  • Canadian Tire money, cancelled stamps from around the world and pennies, for purchasing needed items
  • medical equipment and supplies (such as stethoscopes, gloves bandages first aid kits and supplies and un-opened, not expired non-prescription medication and vitamins)
  • wheelchairs, walkers, crutches

Schools, service groups, Guiding and Scouting groups, churches, corporations and other volunteers assist in preparation of gift bags

  • provides volunteer opportunities for high school students, firefighter and police candidates and others fulfilling community involvement hours

Mon-Tue 9 am-12:30 pm

  • additional warehouse hours available on website or email to arrange drop off time
  • drop-off bin at rear of building is available at all times
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility No restrictions

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Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
975 Fraser Dr, Units 6 and 7
Burlington, ON L7L 4X8
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Intersection Walkers Line and Harvester Rd
Mailing Address c/o Wendy Hagar 
240 Applevale Court 
Burlington, ON L7L 2B9
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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