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Donate to Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis

Today, you can help local women and children on their journey from crisis to confidence.
Financial donations offer the most flexibility in order to address the greatest need. There are many ways to give and every donation makes a difference.

For ideas, information and questions about donations and fundraising, please call our Manager of Resource Development and Communications at 519-836-1110 ext. 244.

Online Donations

With your authorization, the donation you make to G-W Women in Crisis through Micharity will automatically be withdrawn from your bank account or charged to your credit card. For monthly donations, you can modify your donation at any time. Tax receipts are available for donations over $20 and will be emailed to you immediately after processing! Please make sure to check your junk mail folder if you do not receive your receipt right away.

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Personal Cheque Donations

Personal Cheques can be made payable to:
G-W Women in Crisis
P.O. Box 1451
Guelph ON N1H 6N9

Secure Visa and MasterCard Donations

To donate with your credit card directly through our financial department, contact our administration office 519-836-1110 ext. 221. We will be happy to answer any questions that you may have.


Honour and Remember – Memorial Donations

The pain of losing a loved one is sometimes eased by knowing their legacy lives on in the form of helping others.


Plan an Event

You can raise awareness, have fun, build employee engagement and make a difference to women and children in Guelph-Wellington by holding a special event on our behalf.


Sponsor a G-W Women in Crisis Event

Sponsorship opportunities are available in support of our major events.



Ask your friends and family to show their love and appreciation for you with a donation to G-W Women in Crisis instead of buying gifts for birthdays, holidays and other events. Your leadership will inspire your guests and help the women and children who come through our doors every year


Talk About It!

Businesses, Corporations, Service Clubs, Schools and Social Groups may wish to contact us directly for speaking engagements arranged by our Public Education team. There are many presentations to choose from or we can tailor a program to meet your individual needs. Please contact our Public Educator at 519-836-1110 ext. 234.


Donate Items on Our Wish List

If you prefer to donate items from our wish list, here are the things most often needed at our shelter and by the women who access our services:

PLEASE NOTE: Office open by appointment only. Due to COVID-19 we are limiting face to face interactions. You must contact us prior to drop off. Gift cards listed below and monetary donations are the most preferred support at this time. We do not accept used items, used bed linens, clothing or furniture.


  • Phone cards
  • Underwear for women and children (must be new)
  • Nail clippers
  • Umbrellas
  • Winter gear, coats and boots (must be new)
  • Personal care items for women, teen girls and boys, and children (toiletries must be full-sized, unexpired, unscented or mildly scented)
  • Hair styling products (for all hair types)
  • Shower loofas
  • Baby diapers (size 3-6 are most needed), wipes and lotion
  • Slippers and bathrobes
  • Pajamas (must be new)
  • Journals and craft supplies
  • Pillows, white pillowcases and white twin sheet sets (must be new)
  • Children and adult colouring books
  • Adult Puzzles
  • Items for teens – ear headphones, gift cards for fast food, Cineplex, iTunes, etc.
  • Grocery gift cards and other gift cards ie. Shoppers Drug Mart, Walmart, HomeSense, Winners, Gas cards etc.

Send in your Canadian Tire Money

Canadian Tire money helps  G-W Women in Crisis purchase much needed everyday items such as plates and cutlery, cookware, plastic and foil wrap, lunch containers for the children in the shelter – drop off or mail us yours – they add up quickly when we all work together.

Mail to:
G-W Women in Crisis
PO Box 1451
Guelph, ON  N1H 6N9

Thank you for making a difference in the lives of women and children.