Donations for Onward Willow NG

Thank-you to all who thought of us over the holiday season and arrived with warm clothing, food, and other household goods! Please know you brightened the season for so many.  As many of you know, we operate our centre out of a townhouse and have limited space. Due to our community’s generosity,  we are operating at full capacity.  Currently we are accepting the following donations during business hours only — Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri 10am-4pm:

***Regretfully, we cannot accept stuffed animals or linens***

Food: we’re always in need of non-perishable food items before their Best Before date. Some of our most needed items include: soup, peanut butter, crackers, cereal/oatmeal, kid’s snacks such as apple sauce & granola bars, pasta sauce, dry rice and noodle packs, soup stock and canned fruits & vegetables are most appreciated.

Furniture: due to space constraints, we cannot accept large furniture onsite and we do not have a vehicle large enough to move large items. If you have large furniture you wish to donate, please call us at 519-824-6892 or e-mail We can check our Wish List to see if the item is needed, and connect you directly with the community member in need for delivery.

Clothing in good used condition — most needed includes ladies plus sizes, men’s & youth clothing & kid’s indoor shoes in good shape

Household items including dishes, cutlery, mugs/glasses, small & clean appliances etc.

Books: we are happy to have books that are ten years old an newer due to the very large volume of books we receive year-round

Toys that include all pieces and are in clean and working order

Household decor including small paintings, ceramics, and other knick knacks