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COVID-19 Where to Donate/Volunteer

Site: Halton

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments If you have an Emergency, please call 9-1-1 (Police, Fire, Ambulance) 
 
Non-Emergency 
Halton Regional Police Service: 905-825-4777 (non-emergency) 
Halton Regional Police Service COVID-19 Hotline: 905-825-4722 
Halton Region Public Health, toll free 1-866-442-5866 or 905 825-6000 or 3-1-1 
Telehealth Ontario, toll free 1-866-797-0000 
Health Canada's Novel Coronavirus Information Line, toll-free 1-833-784-4397 
 
*** Updated as we become aware of changes or new programs being offered. As hours/programs are changing fairly often, it is advised that you call or email prior to attending in person ***
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) In this listing, you will find different ways to support your community, including Food & Hygeine donations, Clothing donations, , how to help front line Healthcare Workers, how to support Community Agencies, and where you can Volunteer, to hopefully help you and your community through this COVID-19 pandemic. 
 

Christmas Sharing Guides

Annual resources, created by the Halton Information Providers, to help residents of Halton find different ways to support their community during the holidays 
* Burlington 
* Oakville 
* Milton 
* Halton Hills 
 

Support Food Programs

Halton wide Programs

Food for Life 
* donate online here 
* text FOOD to 41010 to donate $10 
* call Food for Life at 905-635-1106 and press 2 to make a financial donation 
 
Food4Kids Halton 
* provides packages of healthy food for kids aged 4-14 years with limited or no access to food 
* committed to ensuring children involved with Food4Kids have access to food throughout the school closure  
* will be providing gift cards by mail to families registered in their program 
* to help support, please donate here 
 

Burlington

Burlington Food Bank 
* donate online here 
* call Burlington Food Bank at 905-637-2273 
 
Food Drive 
Burlington Cares 
* porch pick up every Friday with no end date currently in site (community driven) 
* non-perishable food, toiletries and cleaning products 
* email hello@florianrealtyteam.ca or text your address to 289-218-8119 by Thursday at noon so they can plan their route 
* put your donation items on your front porch, marked FOOD DRIVE by 10am Friday 
* supporting Burlington's many Food Banks 
* drive is happening through the real estate team "The Andrea Florian Group
 

Oakville

Kerr Street Mission 
* to donate, click here 
 
Fareshare Food Bank Oakville 
* to donate, click here 
 

Milton

MCRC - Infant Food Bank 
* donations, including diapers, formula, and baby food, can be dropped off at the Salvation Army in Milton, 820 Nipissing Rd, Unit 4 
* or connect with Nathalie Gallo at nathalieg@mcrc.on.ca to arrange for a drop-off time at the 410 Bronte Street S location 
* financial donations can be made here 
 
Salvation Army, Khi Community - Milton 
* you can donate to the local Khi Community Food Bank online by clicking on the Salvation Army's donation page 
* please select 'ONTARIO' then 'KHI (MILTON)
* more details here 
 

Halton Hills

Georgetown Bread Basket 
* please consider donating online here 
* if you wish to send an e-transfer please send it to treasurer@georgetownbreadbasket.ca 
* send the password in separate email to same address or in the message/note section of the e-transfer along with your full name and address for a tax receipt 
 

Businesses & Non-Profits

Businesses can sign-up to donate excess food to local non-profits, or local non-profits can sign up to receive excess food from local businesses. See FoodRescue.ca for more details and to sign-up. 
 

Donate Clothing or Household Goods

Salvation Army Thrift Store 
* beginning to reopen select Donor Welcome Centres and Thrift Store locations 
* for up-to-date details, search for your local store at here 
 
Goodwill Community Donation Centres 
* Burlington - 4051 New St 
* Oakville - 407 Speers Rd, Unit A 
* Oakville - 2387 Trafalgar Rd, Unit B5 
 
Habitat for Humanity ReStore 
* Burlington - 1800 Appleby Line 
* Milton - 700 Main St E 
 
Other locations to donate in Halton 
Used Appliances, Clothing, Furniture, and Household Goods 
* Oakville 
* Burlington 
* Milton 
 
Giveback Canada 
* GiveBack Canada is a supply chain crisis-response initiative of PUDO Inc 
* collecting clean, gently used and new clothing, footwear and accessories for adults, children and babies of all ages 
* fill a cardboard box, print a FREE shipping label 
* find the PUDOpoint Counters location nearest you and drop-off at your convenience 
* PUDOpoint will ship your donations for free to participating Canadian charities 
* for more information, see here 
* for questions about the GiveBack Canada program please contact, 1-844-300-8533 or email info@pudoinc.com 
 

Support Front Line Healthcare Workers

Ontario Health 
* Workforce Matching Portal 
* Ontario is seeking those with experience in providing health care who are available to help provincial efforts to prevent and control the spread of COVID-19, if required 
* looking for health care providers who may be working part-time and want to and are prepared to increase their work hours or former healthcare providers who are retired, or on inactive status with their regulatory college 
* Individuals - I want to help  
* Healthcare Institution - I need resources 
 
Halton COVID-19 Response 
* the Chambers of Commerce of Halton Region in partnership with municipal, provincial and federal governments are working hard to ensure local businesses connect to fulfill urgent supply 
* donate PPE supplies 
* request PPE supplies 
* donate non PPE items for front line healthcare workers 
* volunteer to assist with senior care in Halton (i.e. grocery delivery) 
* for full details, see website 
 
Halton Healthcare 
* Monetary Gifts, PPE/Equipment Donations, Staff Support, Innovative Ideas 
* for an updated list of ways you can help your local Halton Healthcare hospital at this time, see here 
 
Joseph Brant Hospital 
* for an updated list of ways you can help, see here 
* detailed listing of Personal Protective Equipment that the Hospital is seeking 
* if you can support, contact coviddonations@josephbranthospital.ca or call 905-632-3730 ext 1314 
 
Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital 
* needs donations to enable front line healthcare workers to protect lives in our community and minimize the spread COVID-19 
* to support the OTMH COVID-19 Response Fund, click here 
* Longo's is matching all gifts up to $10,000 
 
Canada Sews 
* a movement of volunteers across Canada providing fabric masks and scrub caps to front line workers in need 
* if you are in need of masks, please reach out through request page here 
* if you can donate, please see here 
* for more local information, visit the Hamilton/Halton Group Facebook page 
* for more information see here 
 
Film.ca Cinemas 
* 171 Speers Rd, Oakville 
* drop-off and distribution centre for drive organized by medical students and local physicians 
* donations accepted Mon-Sun, 3 pm-8 pm 
* pick-up can be arranged by email, OakvilleCommunityDrive@gmail.com 
 
Halton Hills Community Drive 
* front line healthcare workers are asking for Personal Protective Equipment (gloves, masks, shoe covers etc) 
* to drop them off at the Town Hall, email HaltonHillsCommunityDrive@gmail.com 
 

Support our Community Agencies

United Way Halton & Hamilton 
* have created the COVID-19 Emergency Fund to support the work of their front line partner agencies 
* help the most vulnerable as our communities respond 
* to donate, see here 
* for more details, see here 
 
Burlington Foundation 
* Pandemic Response Grants will be provided to local agencies on the front-line that are serving high need, vulnerable people and families including those experiencing food insecurity, isolated seniors, childcare supports, disability, mental health and safe housing  
* if you have any questions regarding eligibility, please contact 905-639-0744 ext 222 
* for more information, see here 
 
Oakville Community Foundation 
* have launched the Oakville Resiliency Fund, which will first focus on “Community Heroes” charities on the front lines who are helping our neighbours meet their basic need of Health, Well-Being, Food, Shelter and serving vulnerable populations 
* join the Physician’s Challenge or view their list of Identified Priority Charitable Organizations 
* for more information, see here 
* contact information can be found here 
 
Community Foundation of Halton North 
* office is closed, but available to chat via email or phone Or, if you wish to chat face to face, we can arrange an online meeting 
* reach out if you have any questions: Email: info@cfhn.ca or call 905-864-9211 
* to donate, see here 
* for more information, see here 
 
CanadaHelps.org 
* Acton 
* Burlington 
* Milton 
* Oakville 
 

Volunteer

Community Development Halton 
* COVID-19 Community Response Halton 
* developing a roster of concerned citizens who are wanting to help and connecting them to organizations needing it 
* volunteer duties may involve driving to deliver basic needs to homes, gardening and spring cleanup, make wellness check calls to people who are isolated or help prepare meals 
* residents interested in registering for volunteer positions or to donate can sign up here, and will be connected with opportunities as they become available 
 
SPARK Ontario 
* SPARK and the Government of Ontario are connecting volunteers with community response efforts to the COVID-19 Pandemic 
* discover volunteering opportunities and connect with non-profit organizations 
* for more information and to sign up, see website 
 
National COVID-19 Volunteer Recruitment Campaign 
* the Government of Canada is working with provincial and territorial governments to respond to COVID-19 
* building an inventory of volunteers from which governments can draw upon as needed 
* seeking volunteers to help in the following areas: case tracking and contact tracing; health system surge capacity; case data collection and reporting 
* to apply, click here 
* for more information, see here 
 
Red Cross Canada 
* there is a current – and critical – need for volunteers to join the Emergency Management Team 
* see here for more details 
 
Kids Help Phone 
* Crisis Responders for Crisis Text Line powered by Kids Help Phone are trained and volunteer remotely, so you can support young people while practicing social distancing 
* to volunteer, click here 
* to donate, click here
Hours Hours vary
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility No restrictions
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Languages English
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HCSD Main Heading COVID-19 ; Community Programs
HCSD Sub Heading Donation Drop-off/Pick-up ; Information & Referral Resources
Service Categories Donation Drop Off Points ~ COVID-19 ; Food Donation Programs ~ COVID-19 ; Medical Equipment/Assistive Technology Donation Programs ~ COVID-19

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