Give your used goods a second life.

Donate Items

Nearly all of the furniture, household goods, computers, clothing, and other essential items we distribute are donated from the community. 

DONATION DROP OFF

If you have items to donate, kindly drop them off at our Donation Centre location
and not at our emergency shelter location downtown.

Address
3640 11a Street NE, Calgary AB

Hours
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Closed for statutory holidays. 

GREATEST NEEDS

razors
shaving cream
cotton swabs
earplugs
toothbrushes
toothpaste (mini)
tampons
combs
brushes
towels
underwear (new)
Advil
Tylenol
lip chap
hand warmers
bottled water
water bottles
disposable cups
reusable coffee mugs
Calgary Transit tickets
$10 Tim Horton gift cards
grocery store gift cards

AMAZON WISH LIST

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We accept new items too! Donate critically needed items with just the click of a few buttons. All items go to someone who needs them the most.

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THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT

As a community, our impact improved the lives of so many. Between April 1, 2022 and March 31, 2023:

  • We helped a total of 10,846 people (including children and household members) access furniture and other household goods.
  • We had 22,393 visits to our Clothing Room.
  • We distributed 275,069 items. 
  • We collaborated with 130 agencies and outreach groups to ensure the whole community was covered.
  • We worked together with Calgarians to give their much-needed items a second life and keep these items from the landfill.

OUR WISH LISTS

FURNITURE

  • Beds
  • Dressers
  • Kitchen tables and chairs
  • Couches
  • Armchairs
  • Desks
  • Shelving units
  • TVs
  • Artwork, collectables

PERSONALS

  • Lightly used clothing
  • Socks, underwear, bras
  • Jackets, coats, vests
  • Steel-toed boots
  • Footwear
  • Towels, sheets, pillows
  • Supplies like deodorant, razors, shampoo, etc.

OUTREACH SUPPLIES

  • Tents
  • Sleeping bags
  • Thick, warm socks
  • Waterproof jackets
  • Umbrellas
  • Hand warmers
  • Supplies like deodorant, razors, shampoo, etc.

HOUSEHOLD

  • Kitchenware
  • Cookware
  • Microwaves
  • Small appliances
  • Can openers
  • Vacuums
  • Bedding
  • Linen
  • Towels

ELECTRONICS

  • Working computers
  • Non-working computers
  • Tablets
  • Monitors
  • Keyboards
  • Mice
  • Cords

While we aim to accept the widest range of donations possible, there are some items we are unable to use or distribute, including:

  • Damaged, soiled, or broken furniture
  • Large appliances
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Building supplies
  • Car seats
  • Cribs
  • Garbage

Please reach out to us at donationcentre@thedi.ca with any questions.