WOW! It’s that time of year again to put up the Christmas tree and show extra love to those in need.

This year Nelson House is looking for donations of the following items (new only please) to support the 8 women and 8 children who will be living at Nelson House during the Christmas season;

Women’s Item’s

  • Grocery Gift card – Food Basics, Walmart, Independent, Giant Tiger, Tim Hortons etc
  • Crock Pots
  • Pots and Pan Set
  • Dish Sets
  • Kettle/Coffee Maker
  • Pajamas Sizes Women’s Small-X Large
  • Slippers Size Women’s 6-12
  • Stockings and Stuffers

Children’s Item’s

  • Gift Cards for Teens; Bayshore Mall, Best Buy, Michaels, Rideau Centre, etc
  • Pajamas Size 7-Mens/Women’s Medium
  • Toys for Age 3 mons-1 year and 12-17 years
  • Children’s Slippers
  • Stockings and Stuffers

Over the Christmas holidays, we will also be supporting 13 women who have transitioned out of the shelter this year into independent living with gifts and grocery gift cards.

Other ways you can help;

Sponsor our Shelter Christmas Meal eg: provide the items for the Christmas meal (Halal Turkey, potatoes, stuffing, vegetables, gravy, pies etc or an Independent Grocery gift card for Nelson House to purchase the items.

Sponsor our stocking program; eg provide a stocking for each individual living in the shelter filled with Christmas goodies.


Please call or email Linda at Nelson House, 613-225-0533 or, to find out how you can help


Tax receipts available for cash donations upon request

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