Adopt the Shelter

adopt the shelter logoCommunity members have been asking — if I want to buy something to help with the shelter.  How can I help? – (updated May 2018)

This section of the website will work like a gift registry.  We have items within the shelter that go beyond our WISH List items.  This area is constantly being updated in regard to current requests.

If you would like to Adopt one of the items below in our Adopt the Shelter program please contact us via email at or contact Teresa at 519-376-0755 ext. 103.

  • Alarm Clocks (electric)
  • Bedside Table lamps
  • Brooms and Mops (good quality)
  • Bunn Coffee Maker
  • Cookie Sheets
  • Dinner Plates
  • Drinking Glasses
  • DVD Movies (Non-Violent – Children’s)
  • Electric Carving Knife
  • Electric Food Chopper
  • Floor Mop with Washable/Removable Mop Top
  • Frying Pans (good quality)
  • Glassware
  • Grocery gift cards
  • Hair brushes
  • Outdoor Playground Toys
  • Scrubs
  • Silverware
  • Tupperware or Food Storage Containers
  • Gift cards

CLOTHING DONATIONS:  We are often asked about gently used clothing donations.  We unfortunately do not have the storage space or staffing to have a clothing donation area.  These items can be donated to:

Bibles for Missions Thrift Store
1698 18th Avenue East, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 5N3
Hours:  Tues – Wednesday: 10AM–5PM; Thursday 10AM–8PM; Friday 10AM–5PM; Saturday 10AM-4PM

Salvation Army
946 3rd Ave. East, Owen Sound, N4K 3K9
Store Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10AM-5PM; Donation hours: Monday through Saturday, 9AM-5PM

Value Village
2125 16th Street E, Unit B, Owen Sound, ON N4K 0E2
Hours:  Mon – Sat: 9AM – 9PM; Sun: 10AM – 6AM