Donate to Alliston Out of the Cold
All aspects of Alliston Out of the Cold’s programming, operations and facility management are funded primarily by generous donations from our community. These contributions make it possible for our volunteer-run program to provide hot meals and a warm bed for those in need throughout New Tecumseth and the surrounding areas. Support comes in many forms, including cash donations, volunteer hours and food and goods contributions. Here are the ways that you can help:
1. Volunteer your time
Volunteers help fill a variety of positions. Please visit our volunteer page for details.
2. Make a cash donation through PayPal
Cash received through donations goes directly to supporting the operations of Alliston Out of the Cold. This includes purchasing food, cleaning services and much-needed essentials for our guests, such as socks and underwear. Charitable receipts are available for any donation of $20 or more. Click the PayPal link to donate now.
3. Make a cash donation through email money transfer
Please send your e-transfer to email@example.com and be sure to send the security answer in a second email to the same email address.
4. Make a donation through cheque or money order
When making a donation by cheque or money order please make it payable to Alliston Out of the Cold. A charitable tax receipt will be issued at the end of the year.
5. Make a cash donation through your church, community group, business or fundraising event
Many organizations choose to make Alliston Out of the Cold the recipient of group fundraising initiatives. We welcome the opportunity to help promote your third-party fundraising event on behalf of Alliston Out of the Cold. Please contact us or (705)435-7293 to discuss your upcoming event.
6. Make a food or clothing donation
Due to limited space we are not able to receiveclothing donations (outside of those listed below) but wehave partnered with local thrift stores to ensure any clothing/coat needs are addressed for our guests. By donating coats and clothing items to local thrift stores, you are supporting this need as well.
The Alliston Out of the Cold building location is closed to the public during the day, and we are unable to accept donations during operating hours (to protect the privacy of our guests). To make a donation of any of the below items, please contact us at (705)435-7293 to set-up a drop-off or pick-up time.