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Holiday

Donation List 2022

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 Donation Needs From Members of the Ottawa Aboriginal Coalition

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Gignul Non-Profit Housing Corporation is committed to a holistic and comprehensive approach to housing that includes both those Aboriginal people at risk of losing their housing, or those who are currently homeless.

Donation Needs: 

  • Please check back for details

Contact Information:

To contact someone at Gignul around donations please reach out to [Please check back for details]

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Inuit Non-Profit Housing Corporation

Inuit Non-Profit Housing Corporation (INPHC) strives to provide safe, affordable, secure housing for Inuit & Indigenous families. 

Donation Needs: 

  • Please check back for details

Contact Information:

To contact someone at Inuit Non-Profit Housing around donations please reach out to [Please check back for details]

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The Centre serves Inuit children, youth and their families in the southern urban setting of the City of Ottawa. In partnership with parents and the community, we foster strong Inuit children, youth and families by providing a learning environment that will enhance children's overall well being, adaptability and strength in a proud Inuit cultural environment.

Donation Needs: 

  • The Centre is in need of Turkeys or funds to purchase Turkeys

  • The Centre is currently seeking financial support for the annual community dinner

  • Gift Cards are currently needed from the following providers to support Families: Giant Tiger, Walmart, Loblaws, Toys R US, Shoppers and Rexall

  • The donation of house hold items and toiletries are always welcome

Contact Information:

To contact someone at Inuuqatgiit around donations please reach out Janice Messam at fwbmanager@inuuqatigiit.ca

Monetary donations are also accepted:

http://inuuqatigiit.ca/our-funders/donations/

http://inuuqatigiit.ca/christmas-family-sponsorships/  (to sponsor a family)

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Kagita Mikam extends employment and training services to all eligible Aboriginal peoples living in Ottawa. Kagita Mikam was established in 1991 to provide a cooperative working relationship with the Indigenous and local communities, organizations and associations.

Donation Needs: 

  • ​$1000.00 in Grocery Cards from Walmart and/or Loblaws 

  • $1000.00 in Gas Cards and/or Uber Gift Cards 

  • Diaper donations and New clothing (baby, child and adults) are also welcome as this is given to clients as needed

  • Other donations welcome (please email contact directly) 

 

Contact Information:

To contact someone at Kagita Mikam around donations please reach out to

Lydia Belanger at lydia@kagitamikam.ca

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Makonsag Aboriginal Head Start offers a culturally-enriched learning environment for Aboriginal preschool children. Our teachers offer children love, acceptance and understanding while fostering the growth and development of each individual child.

Donation Needs: 

  • The donations of toys, outdoor children's clothing or food is always welcome

  • Grocery store gift cards for any amount are needed

  • Gift cards for children's stores and all purpose stores are needed (i.e. Walmart)

Contact Information:

To contact someone at Makonsag around donations please reach out to Pauline at info@makonsag.ca

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Minwaashin Lodge provides a range of programs and services to First Nations, Inuit and Métis women and children (regardless of status) who are survivors of domestic and other forms of violence, and who may also be suffering the effects of the residential school system. All programs and services are provided in the context of cultural beliefs and values to ensure a holistic approach is used as part of the healing journey. 

Donation Needs: 

  • The Shelter will need 12 shoeboxes for 12 women. The shoeboxes would be filled with Candy, Hairbrushes, Hair ties, Toiletries, Socks, Scarves, Gloves and Tim Horton's Gift Cards

  • The Shelter will also need 20 Pyjamas and Slippers for 20 men 

  • The Sacred Child Program will be providing 300 + Gifts for children and youth. Possible gift items include: Toys, Clothes, Stuffed Animals, Books, Legos, Youth PJ's, Hoodies and Blankets

  • Minwaashin will also be hosting a Spa Day on December 12th and are requesting items to make 40 baskets. Possible items include pots/pans, fryers and other home goods

  • The Employment Program is seeking gifts for 50 women. Possible gifts include Computers, Mouse Pads, Mouses and Headphones

  • The Centre is requesting Tim Horton Gift Cards valued at $25 for 40 women 

  • The Centre is also requesting Grocery Store Gift Cards valued at $50 for 25 women

  • The following items are always welcome to support families: Diapers (size 6) and Newborn Diapers, Wipes and Baby Formula

  • Bus Tickets, Taxi Chits and Craft Activities are also welcome as they support regular Programming

  • Volunteer Needs: 2 Volunteers needed for Minwaashin's Spa Day on December 12, 2022

Contact Information:

To contact someone at Minwaashin around the Spa Day donations please reach out to Irene Compton at iCompton@minlodge.com. 

To contact someone at Minwaashin around other donations please reach out to Florance Hiltz at sacredchild@minlodge.com

Monetary donations are also accepted:

https://www.minlodge.com/donate

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The Odawa Native Friendship Centre (ONFC) is a community-based organization that has provided resources and support to urban Indigenous families for nearly 45 years. ONFC delivers culturally relevant programs and services that empower and build the collective capacity and self-sufficient of Indigenous families in the Ottawa Region

Donation Needs: 

  • The Centre is currently seeking 250 Grocery Store Gift Cards in $100 and $25 denominations for individuals and families. 50 - $100 Gift Cards and 200 - $25 Gift Cards are needed.

  • The Centre is also requesting 245 Walmart Gift Cards in $25 denominations for families with children

  • For Community Members experiencing homelessness, the Centre would like to provide 130 people with $100 in $25 denominations. Gift Card suggestions are Tim Hortons, McDonalds etc. 

Contact Information:

To contact someone at Odawa around donations and volunteer opportunities please reach out to Tracy Scharf at tracy-eyc@odawa.on.ca

Monetary donations are also accepted:

http://www.odawa.on.ca/fundraising.html

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Tewegan Housing for Aboriginal Youth is a 12 bed transitional home for First Nations, Inuit and Métis women, ages 16 to 29, who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Tewegan offers a safe, culture-based environment, confidential counselling, and life skills programs.

Donation Needs: 

  • ​Tewegan is currently asking for Traditional/Country foods such as: Caribou Arctic Char, Moose etc. 

  • Cell phones, SIM cards and prepaid phone cards from "Chatter/Chatr" are always welcome

  • Gift Cards from Loblaw's and Walmart valued at $50-$100 are needed

  • The following items are being requested by Tewegan to help support Indigenous Harm Reduction and Winter Triage Hampers:

  1. ​Pajamas

  2. Socks

  3. Self-care items: face masks, nail polish, hair brushes, bath bombs, etc.

  4. Shampoo and Conditioner

  5. Journals

  6. Day Planners

  7. Body Wash

Contact Information:

To contact someone at Tewegan around donations please reach out to Kayla at kaylam@teweganhousing.ca 

Monetary donations are also accepted:

https://www.paypal.com/donate/?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=WU6CZGF3HUKFE

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Tungasuvvingat Inuit is an Inuit-specific service provider that provides social support, cultural activities, counselling and crisis intervention as a one-stop resource centre to meet the rapidly growing, complex and evolving needs of Inuit.

Donation Needs: 

  • Grocery Store and Walmart Gift Cards are currently needed for 150 community members

Contact Information:

To contact someone at Tungasuvvingat Inuit around donations please reach out to Susan Fowler at sfowler@tiontario.ca

Monetary donations are also accepted:

https://tiontario.ca/donate

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Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health provides a wide range of medical clinics, social services and support, and youth programs for Ottawa’s 40,000+ Indigenous people. Services are offered in a culturally sensitive way that welcomes, accepts and represents all Aboriginal peoples.

Donation Needs: 

  • The Centre is currently seeking toy donations for 180 Children

  • Gift Cards for Grocery Stores are always welcome

  • Volunteer needs: Drivers to help deliveries on Dec 16, 2022.

Contact Information:

To contact someone at Wabano around donations please reach out to give@wabano.com or call 613.748.0657 ext 244

Monetary donations are also accepted:

https://wabano.com/donate/