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There are many ways to donate to the Nelson and District Women’s Centre. Approximately half of Women’s Centre funding is from individuals and local organizations. Without this, we could not remain open. We are beyond appreciative of whatever support individuals and organizations offer us. Different options include:

Sustaining Donor: Committing to making a small monthly donation can be a comfortable and affordable way to donate, and gives the Women’s Centre more security and sustainability than any other type of donation. Click here for a secure way to become a monthly donor. If you have any trouble doing this, just call 250-352-9949 or email info@nelsonwomenscentre.com for help.

One-Time Monetary Donation: The Women’s Centre appreciates any donation amount, all of which go directly into maintaining the Women’s Centre’s essential services. For an online donation, click here, or talk to us directly at 250-352-9949.

Recycling Bottle Program: The Women’s Centre has an account at the Nelson Junior A Leafs Bottle Depot (120 Silica, near Cottonwood Falls). Just let the Depot know that you would like to designate the money from the bottles to the Women’s Centre, and the folks at the Bottle Depot will put your donation onto our account. We will put the money to good use!

In-kind Donations: The Women’s Centre also accepts in-kind donation items for women who access the Drop-in.  We are always in need of the following items:

  • Non-perishable food items: canned food, frozen foods, pasta, pasta sauce, dried beans, baby food, cereal, oatmeal, tea, coffee, juice, etc
  • Grocery store gift cards
  • An ongoing coffee donation for our Drop In program
  • Toiletries: toilet paper, diapers, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, lotions, toothbrush, toothpaste, soaps, pads, tampons
  • In-season clothing which has been washed, please no stained or ripped clothing

Currently looking for: Butter, Olive oil, Coconut oil, Quality Dried foods, trail mix, granola bars, good quality knives, fair trade coffee,olive oil, tea, honey, apple cider vinegar, baby change tables, toilet paper, paper towels, tampons and pads, toiletries.

Due to limited capacity, we are unable to accept electronics or furniture. If you have any of these items that are in excellent condition, please call us at 250-352-9916 to find out if we can put them to use.

 

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“When I come to the Women’s Centre to pick up some bread, a cup of coffee and to scour the free store for a new clothing item, it never feels like charity; it feels like community coming together to take care of each other.”