This organization offers many different programs at different sites in Winnipeg, guided by four pillars – loving the underloved, working towards reconciliation, growing individuals’ capacities, and building inclusive communities.

Some of their programs include drop-in programs, Just A Warm Sleep, the Christmas Store, Alabaster Jar, and indigenous cultural programming, among others.

Click here to visit their website to learn more about their services or click here to make a donation.

Bruce Oake Recovery Centre
255 Hamilton Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba  R2Y 2C3
E: info@bruceoakerecovery.ca

The Bruce Oake Recovery Centre is a non-profit residential treatment program that offers long-term live-in and community-based services to individuals who are looking to recover from substance abuse disorder.

Click here to visit their website and learn more about their programming.

Please email info@bruceoakerecovery.ca or phone 1-866-612-6253 (toll free) to enquire about making a donation.

Centre Flavie

Based in Saint Boniface, Centre Flavie strives to be an effective ally in the battle against poverty so that the most vulnerable may live in a dignified manner. In 2019 alone, they received nearly 18,500 donations and distributed over 54,000 household articles and bags of clothing.

They are also in urgent need of a new location and are welcoming monetary donations to this effect. Please click here to make a monetary donation.

Information concerning the donation of items can be found at this link.

Development and Peace

This Lent, Development and Peace – Caritas Canada invites you to put people and planet first. Learn more about their initiatives by visiting their website here.

Donate online by clicking here or by phone at 1-888-234-8533

IRCOM (Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba) 

“IRCOM is a one of a kind place; a home to hundreds of immigrants and refugees from across the globe, who are secured with long-term, affordable, and safe housing, together with holistic, wrap around programs and services for parents and children alike.

IRCOM is the “receiving family” for those who have no one in Canada to receive them; a home where each person finds belonging and dignity all of which is essential so they can meaningful integrate into their new community.” (IRCOM website)

Click here to visit the IRCOM website and learn more about this organization. Click here to make a donation online.

Main Street Project

Donate to Main Street Project's Into the Cold fundraiser to help raise funds for their emergency shelter, helping them to continue to provide a safe space for unsheltered Winnipeggers. Click here to learn more about this fundraiser and to make a donation.

Morberg House/St. Boniface Street Links

Operating a 12-bed transitional residence to provide a safe space for men experiencing addiction, homelessness and mental health challenges. Outreach program, St. Boniface Street Links, provides services men to secure safe and sober housing in the neighborhood, with supports necessary to maintain healthy independent living. Spring through Fall, St. Boniface Street Links conducts regular patrols of the area, visiting folks who are living outside and connecting them to services like healthcare and housing, collecting discarded needles, drug paraphernalia and other hazardous refuse, and generally look out for the safety and well-being of the St. Boniface community.

Click here to read more about Morberg House and other St. Boniface Street Links initiatives.

How to support:

  • Financial donations mailed to Morberg House, 311 Provencher Blvd, R2H 0G8, or online at this link.
  • To make a donation of food and/or hygiene products – contact at 204-615-5557

North Point Douglas Women’s Centre & Mama Bear Clan


Please click here for a complete list of most needed donation items, which include:

  • Non-perishable food items
  • Baby formula
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Hygiene products
  • Seasonally appropriate clothing
  • Pet items

Monetary donations can also be made by clicking this link

OPK (Ogijiita Pimatiswin Kinamatawin)

O.P.K. aims to nurture and support marginalized and at-risk Indigenous young adults and their families through connection to the Indigenous cultural community, ceremonies, and Elders; accessing identification and driver’s licenses; advocacy; after-hours support; counselling; mediation; support around housing, income, education, training, and employment; support around mental health and addictions, among others.

Click here to visit their website and learn more about this organization.
Click here for a list of items they are accepting as donations or phone 204-795-1741 to enquire about making a monetary donation.

Rossbrook House

The late Sister Geraldine MacNamara (1938-84) articulated Rossbrook’s guiding principle that “No child who does not want to be alone, should ever have to be.Rossbrook’s operational philosophy then and now is based upon two fundamental principles: self-help and self-referral.

Click here to learn more about Rossbrook House and their programming, or click here to make a financial donation.

West End 24 Hour Safe Space for Youth
Melissa Crait, West End 24 Hours Manager
Email: outreach1@spenceneighbourhood.org

WE24 Outreach Office:
204-783-5000 ext. 111
WE24 Outreach Cellphone:

West End 24 Hour Safe Space for Youth (also known as WE24) is a program offered through the Spence Neighbourhood Association that provides an overnight space (11 PM – 7 AM) for youth ages 13-26 to rest, relax, access food, resources, and basic needs, in a supportive, kind, and warm environment.

Click here to donate through the Spence Neighbourhood Association (you can choose WE24 – West End 24-hour Safe Space for Youth or another program of your choice from the drop-down list).