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New Kindness has gifted items to the following organizations. All of the items were handcrafted by our donors and were delivered by our volunteers.
Red Door Family Shelter
Since 1982, the Red Door has provided services for families and individuals who need safe and supportive emergency shelter. They have now grown to be one of the largest family shelters in the city, providing shelter and support to over 500 families every year. A dedicated and caring staff team addresses the particular needs of families in crisis. The services provided reduce the impact of homelessness by providing safe and supportive shelter to hundreds of families each year. They help keep families together by providing services for the whole family and assist each family in establishing a stable life beyond the shelter.
New Kindness gave a donation of baby blankets and other items for babies and children to support Red Door Family Shelter’s services.
Red Door Family Shelter is in need of clothing for all ages, small household items as well as items for babies. Contact us if you can help by making or providing these items.
Horizons For Youth
For over 16 years, Horizons for Youth has worked tirelessly with other community organizations to meet the diverse needs of the approximately 1,100 youth we shelter annually. Located near Caledonia and Eglinton, a High Priority Area as determined by the United Way, youth will find the shelter nestled within a residential community.
Horizons for Youth serves homeless and at-risk youth between the ages of 16 to 24 years old. The youth they serve come from diverse backgrounds however, aside from age, there are no restrictions on who they will serve.
New Kindness gave a donation of knitted hats, mittens and scarves to support Horizons For Youth’s residential program.
Horizons For Youth is in need of cold weather gear as well as small household items. Contact us if you can help by making or providing these items.
The Massey Centre for Women provides a comprehensive range of programs and services for families and babies with a focus on pregnant and parenting teens.
They help pregnant teens and young mothers learn how to care for themselves and their children, and aid them in setting and meeting their educational, vocational and life goals. They offer early years and childcare programs, employment preparation services, community support services, an on-site secondary school, residential and transitional housing. With the skills they acquire there, they are better able to meet the challenges of independent living and effective parenting.
New Kindness gave a donation of baby and children’s clothing and knitted dishcloths to support Massey Centre’s services that support families and babies.
Massey Centre is in need of children’s clothing (up to size 6x), other items for children and toiletries. Contact us if you can help by making or providing these items.
Since 1912, Humewood House has helped Toronto’s most vulnerable single parents and their children make their way in the world. In addition to helping young women give birth to healthy babies and transition into motherhood, Humewood House helps them plan and build goals for their future. They offer pre and post-natal residential services, transitional housing, life skills, childcare, a high school program and counselling all delivered by our highly qualified and dedicated staff in a safe and caring environment.
New Kindness gave a donation of baby clothing and items, washcloths and knitted dishcloths to support Humewood House’s services that support pregnant and parenting young women.
Humewood House is in need of baby clothing (up to 18 months) and items and toiletries. Contact us if you can help by making or providing these items.
WoodGreen helps people find safe, affordable housing, seniors live independently, internationally-trained professionals enter the job market, parents access childcare, children and youth access after-school programs, newcomers settle in to Canadian life, homeless and marginalized people get off the streets and youth find meaningful employment and training.
New Kindness gave a donation of children’s clothing and items, washcloths and knitted dishcloths to support Woodgreen’s newcomer immigrant services, daycare services as well as their “From First Step to Home” program.
Woodgreen is in need of children’s clothes and items, toiletries and washcloths. Contact us if you can help by making or providing these items.
Casey House is a specialty hospital with community programming including home care and outreach programs. Founded in 1988, it was the first freestanding HIV/AIDS facility in Canada. Its commitment is to provide compassionate health care to people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Casey House believes in care that addresses not only an individual’s medical concerns, but multiple aspects of who they are and what they are experiencing. Their caregivers collaborate as an interprofessional team to provide compassionate, supportive care that is client-centered, holistic and culturally sensitive.
New Kindness has given two donations of knitted hats and mittens to support Casey House.
Casey House is in need of clothing, outerwear and bedding that can be given to adults in need. Contact us if you can help by making or providing these items.
Since 1973, Nellie’s has helped over 13,000 women & children from our communities by providing emergency shelter a
s of women and their children rely on Nellie’s programs and services to access a brighter future. All of Nellie’s programs and services embody our commitment to providing SHELTER, EDUCATION and ADVOCACY, within an integrated anti-racism/anti-oppression policy framework.
New Kindness gave a donation of gift bundles of shampoo, conditioner and soap to support women living in Nellie’s shelter.
Nellie’s is in need of donations of women’s toiletries, infant clothing and care items, pyjamas, sleepwear and slippers and arts and crafts materials that can be given to women and children. Contact us if you can help by making or providing these items.
North York Women’s Shelter
The North York Women’s Shelter’s Mission is to provide a place of safety, support and hope for women and their children who are survivors of violence and abuse.
Since September of 1984 the shelter has been in operation 24-hours a day, 365 days a year and is able to accommodate 30 women and children at any given time, helping women and children heal from the trauma of abuse, and offering a place of empowerment, safety and a promise of a better tomorrow.
New Kindness gave a donation of baby and children’s items including blankets, sweaters, pyjamas and hats to support North York Women’s Shelter.
North York Women’s Shelter is in need of donations of items that can be given to women, babies and children such as household and personal care items. Contact us if you can help by making or providing these items.
Pregnancy Care Centre
In a city like Toronto it’s normal to feel isolated, alone, and overwhelmed, especially when faced with an unexpected pregnancy. The Pregnancy Care Centre was established in 1984 as a Christian non-profit, non-political, charitable organization to offer valuable community support. It is funded solely by donations from individuals, businesses and churches.
New Kindness gave a donation of baby and children’s Items including blankets, sweaters, pyjamas and hats to support Pregnancy Care Centre. We later made a subsequent donation of baby bibs to demonstrate our continued support of this organization.
This organization is in need of donations of items that can be given to babies and
new mothers, such as diapers (newborn to size 3), new or gently used baby clothes (newborn to 18 months), maternity clothes and baby items (e.g. baby wipes, lotion, face cloths). Contact us if you can help by making or providing these items.
Ve’ahavta is a Canadian humanitarian and relief organization that is motivated by the Jewish value of tzedakah – the obligation to do justice – by assisting the needy locally and abroad through volunteerism, education, and acts of kindness, while building bridges between Jews and other peoples, worldwide.
New Kindness gave a donation of hats and scarves to support Ve’ahavta’s Community Poverty Relief – Health program.
Ve’ahavta is in need of items that can be given to the homeless living on the streets, such as essential clothing and hygiene products. Contact us if you can help by making or providing these items.
Rosalie Hall shares in a heritage of more than 150 years of service by the Misericordia Sisters to young single pregnant women, their children and families – serving Toronto communities since 1914. They are part of an international family providing health and social services as a living expression of the compassionate mission of the Misericordia Sisters.
New Kindness gave a donation of baby and children’s items including blankets, sweaters, pajamas and hats to support Rosalie Hall.
Rosalie Hall is in need of items that can be given to babies and new mothers such as personal care items. Contact us if you can help by making or providing these items.
Providence Healthcare is a leading Toronto health care facility, specializing in rehabilitation for patients who have experienced strokes, orthopaedic surgery, or lower limb amputation, or who require specialized geriatric rehabilitation, assessment and treatment. It also provides complex continuing care, long-term care and community outreach with a particular focus on addressing the medical, physical, spiritual and emotional needs of individuals with geriatric conditions.
New Kindness gave a donation of soaps, creams and lotions to support the Cardinal Ambrozic Houses of Providence.
Providence Healthcare is in need of volunteers to assist with reading, friendly visiting, as well as other duties. Contact us if you can help by donating your time to this organization.