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Donations of Needed Items

Anova Donation Centre

The Donation Centre is located at 1067 Wellington Road near Bradley (between Swiss Chalet and M&M Food Market)

NEW HOURS:

TUESDAY: 12 Noon – 3 PM
THURSDAY: 12 Noon – 3 PM

View our most recent Needed Items List and Shop our Amazon Wish List!

If you’d like to support Anova with a monetary donation, please visit: www.anovafuture.org/donate

Thank you for supporting Anova!

 

FESTIVE GIVING

Festive season is a time for giving – and also a time for giving back! Your support is not just about dollars and cents and it’s much more than presents under the tree. It’s about human dignity. It’s shelter, nourishment, and safety. Thank you for bringing the magic of the festive season to survivors of gender-based violence in our community.

Through a variety of different giving options, you can help families come together and enjoy the magic of the festive season in a way that is most meaningful to you.

Holiday Gifts
If you wish to donate a holiday gift, please refer to our Festive Wish List for inspiration and ideas. Holiday Gifts must be dropped off at our Donation Centre on or before Saturday, December 18th. Extended holiday hours will be provided in the near future.

Gift Cards
Every year, women and children are free to select the donated gifts they want their family members to receive. The conditions created by COVID-19 are taking away that choice. We are asking members of our community to donate gift cards. We are asking you to GIVE THE GIFT OF CHOICE.

Gift cards empower survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Not only do donated gift cards give self-agency and choice but they also give the gift of experiences such as a day at the movies and the gift of financial empowerment to those who do not have the privilege to purchase experiences or gifts themselves.

Monetary Donations

Online:    Make a secure donation online: www.anovafuture.org/donate.

By Phone:    Call 1-519-642-3003 ext. 2253

By Mail:   Please make your cheque payable to:
Anova: A Future Without Violence
255 Horton Street, London Ontario N6B 1L1

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Donations FAQ

Does Anova accept donations of used items or opened packages?
Anova cannot accept opened toiletries, opened cosmetics or any items passed their “best before” or “expiry dates”. Anova will accept opened diaper and feminine hygiene product boxes if items are still in their original packaging.

Does Anova accept donations of new or used clothing?
Anova accepts donations of new and gently used clothing. Anova has limited storage and cannot accept out-of-season clothing. We cannot accept used undergarments. All clothing donations can be donated to our Donation Drop Off at 1067 Wellington Road.

Does Anova accept donations of large appliances or furniture?
Anova has limited storage space and cannot accept large appliances or furniture donations. From time to time, we will list priority needs for such items.

Does Anova accept donations of new or used baby equipment?
Anova accepts new and gently used baby equipment. Due to health and safety concerns, we cannot accept used baby safety equipment and furniture, i.e. cribs, car seats, high chairs, strollers and/or pack & plays

Does Anova accept donations of new and used toys?
Anova cannot accept donations of used stuffed animals and/or fabric toys. We are not able to accept gently used toys, books, and used baby equipment/gear at this time. Anova requests that all toy donations are new during the festive season.

Does Anova accept donations of gift cards?
Yes! Gift cards give the gift of choice and self-agency to our clients and give Anova the flexibility to get exactly what we need, exactly when we need it. Gift cards to retail and grocery stores are appreciated. Some gift cards to consider: Costco, Walmart, Shoppers Drug Mart, Rexall, grocery stores, clothing stores or malls. Gift cards can be donated during drop off hours.

Does Anova accept donations of food?
Anova accepts NONPERISHABLE food items with preference for individually packaged items. Anova cannot accept any items passed their “best before” or “expiry dates”. Please refer to our updated Needed Items List for needed food items.

Does Anova accept donations of prepared food?
Anova adheres to strict safe food handling policies and procedures. Please contact our cooks directly to inquire about your food donation.
Wellington Kitchen: 519-642-3003 ext. 2249
Clarke Kitchen: 519-642-3003 ext. 4233

Will Anova pick up my donation?
Anova does not offer a pick-up delivery service. If you are a business looking to donate goods, please contact Sandie Micks, Manager of Facilities & Support at 519-642-3003 ext. 3344 or SandieM@anovafuture.org.

 

If you have any questions about making a cash donation or hosting a fundraiser in support of Anova, please visit our Donation Page or contact Chelsey Maclachlan Wormald at 519-642-3003 ext. 2252 or chelseym@anovafuture.org.