Stuff a Stocking

Christmas at YWCA

With Christmas around the corner, we’re asking for your support of the Stocking Donation Program, which benefits the 21 women living at our Women’s Residence, 4 young women living at Harmony House, 3 young women living at Horizon House, 4 young men living at Fairwinds, 3 young men living at Unity House, and the 7 men who are living at Second Story.

YWCA St.Thomas-Elgin provides women, men and youth with some extra help during the holiday season. Your donations of cash, gift cards, or gift items help relieve the stress of the holidays for people whose lives are affected by multiple barriers including poverty and intergenerational trauma. With your generosity, the individuals we serve will be able to enjoy this holiday season.

Thank you for your consideration in donating to our Christmas Stocking Program. To provide enough time for us to package the gifts please drop off donations by December 17. Your small act of kindness will have a lasting impact on someone’s life.

Stocking Stuffer Donations
Stocking Stuffer Donations
Men's Stocking Stuffer Donations

What you can donate

  • Cash donations
  • gift cards
  • fleece blankets
  • pillows
  • boxes of chocolates
  • individually wrapped chocolates & treats
  • gift sets
  • nail polish
  • make-up
  • bath towels & face cloths
  • twin bed sheets
  • dish towels & cloths
  • manicure sets
  • body lotion or hand cream
  • shaving cream and razors
  • hair brushes & combs
  • socks & underwear
  • slippers or pajama bottoms
  • winter hats, scarves, mittens & gloves
  • jewellery, watches
  • wall art
  • mugs with hot beverage packages
  • calendars
  • pens & markers, notepads & activity books, craft and art supplies
  • playing cards

Where to donate

YWCA main office
16 Mary Street West,
St.Thomas, ON

Open Monday – Friday from 9am – 12noon (closed 12-1pm) and 1-5pm. 

We appreciate your generosity!

If you wish to find out more information about our current needs or if you wish to make a donation, please complete the form below or contact our Housing Case Manager at (519) 631-9800.

Please note inquiries will be reviewed within 2-3 business days.

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