How to Help

If you wish to volunteer or donate please contact Anita Stocker at Progressive Housing Society 604-522-9669 ext 315.

Donated items can be dropped off at Progressive Housing, 7836 6th St Burnaby the New Southeast District Community Police Office 7191 Arcola Way  604-656-3275  behind Highgate.

Volunteer your time

Picking up donated items
Sorting donated items
Preparing donated baked goods for the centre
Giving of your time during the centre hours

Donate clothing

Mens used jeans, runners, steel toe boots, jackets, toques, gloves, jackets
Mens new underwear, socks
Womans small sizes clothing, jeans, tops, jackets, gloves, shoes
Womans new underwear, socks

Donate personal toiletry items

New individual sized soap, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, band aid, q tips
tooth paste, tooth brushes, tampons, pads, combs, pens

Donate 1 zone fare savers

Donate non-perishable food

Individual sized pudding, granola bars, cup of soup, peanut butter

If you wish to give a monetary donation, a cheque can be written to Burnaby Community Connections a non-profit charity which is the Host Agency for the Burnaby Task Force On Homelessness and can issue a tax receipt.

The mailing address for financial donations is 2055 Rosser Ave Burnaby BC V5C OH1

  

 

$100 will provide¦50 people with a one zone fare saver pass 

 

$200 will purchase food for 70 bagged lunches

 

$500 will purchase socks and underwear for 100 people

 

$1000 will purchase sleeping bags for 50-75 people

 

The donation of a suitable house or building (if approved by the City of Burnaby) could assist in establishing a permanent Outreach Resource Centre which would operate five days a week.

 

The donation of a suitable building could ( if approved by BC Housing and the City of Burnaby) provide a site for short term and supported housing.

Thank you for your interest and concern for people in Burnaby who are dealing with homelessness.

 

 

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