The Status of Women, Diversity and Equity Action Committee (SWDEAC) of WUFA is collecting donations for the Welcome Centre, Shelter for Women.

Welcome Centre Shelter For  Women & Families Logo


The Welcome Centre exists to reduce the devastating impact of homelessness and poverty by providing safe emergency and transitional supports to women and families experiencing or at risk of homelessness. The Shelter aims to provide safe housing for every women and family, every night.


SWDEAC is asking all WUFA members to please consider making a donation to this worthy cause. At this time the Centre is in high demand for the following items: household cleaning products, Kleenex, Band-Aids, clothing (NEW socks and underwear ONLY, or gently used warm winter clothing, shoes, pajamas), school snacks, juice boxes, peanut butter, bus tickets, canned fruit, diapers, feminine hygiene products, laundry detergent & pods, toilet paper, pregnancy tests, hair brushes, soap, shampoo/conditioner, new makeup, baby formula, and NEW/SEALED over-the-counter medications such as Advil, Tylenol, Pepto, and Gravol. Monetary donations are also greatly appreciated - cheques can be made out to the "Welcome Centre".


Please drop off donations at the WUFA office, the "Kerr House" located at 366 Turtle Island Way (formerly Sunset Ave) between 9 am and 4 pm on weekdays. Donations will be collected from now until Friday December 13, 2019.  Thank you, in advance, for your help! Your generous donation is very much needed and appreciated.