Wish List


Gift Certificates

Donating a gift card allows a mother the flexibility to make necessary purchases for herself and her children. Our clients often need to buy clothing for school and work, school supplies, fresh food, tableware or small appliances when moving into their new home.  Gift cards help to ensure that they can get exactly what they need, and restores some of the dignity and freedom of choice that was stolen from them.  

The following are examples of gift certificates that are most useful: Grocery cards (Presidents Choice, Sobeys, Foodland, Food Basics),  gas cards, St. Catharines Transit passes, Regional Transit passes, Wal-Mart, Shoppers Drug Mart, Giant Tiger, and Canadian Tire, Christian Benefit Shop


Please note that at this time we are only able to accept essential items. Our regular donations have been suspended for the time being during this COVID-19 pandemic. We are focussing on current needs only at this time. 

Items Currently Needed:

  • Emergency Cell Phones with Charger (new OR used) for clients to call 911   
  • Women's pajamas (size small, x-large) - NEW only
  • Women's underwear (sizes small, medium, large, x-large) - New only

Items Currently Not in Need:

  • Feminine hygiene products

Items Unable to Accept: 

  • Sample/travel/hotel sizes
  • Perfume
  • Mouthwash
  • Bar Soap
  • Hair Dye
  • Dietary Supplement
  • Jewelry
  • Electronics
  • Men's clothing / socks / coats
  • No Shoes or any footwear

Gillian's Place is extremely appreciative of all the donations we receive. If you require any other information, please don't hesitate to contact us. Due to our secure location we manage all donations by appointments.  We would ask that you call ahead to schedule an appointment to drop off your donation. 

To schedule your appointment call: 905-684-4000 ext. 233 or email 

Used Donations

Due to health and safety issues, and lack of capacity to sort and store items, we can no longer accept used donations. Fortunately, we have developed partnerships with local organizations who are able to accept used items.  

Christian Benefit Shop: 254 Grantham Ave, St. Catharines (905) 682-8944 

St. Vincent DePaul: 67 Queenston Street, St. Catharines (905) 684-2042 

Niagara Furniture Bank: 53 Ontario Street, St. Catharines (905) 682-8371 

GBF Community Services: 40 Elm St, Grimsby (905) 309-5664 

Matthew 25: 42 Division St., Welland (905) 732-5555



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