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No One Chooses To Be Homeless!

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Please help us to provide supportive affordable housing for women in our community. Donate for a woman in your life! Help us reach our fundraising goal of $250,000.


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Thank you for considering Dawn House. While we are in transition, Dawn House is sharing space with another community organization and does not have the capacity to accept donations of clothing, toiletries, household goods, and bed linens at this time.

If you have furniture to donate, please give us a call at 613-545-9640 as we are looking for furnishings for our new building and apartments.

We are able to accept gift cards for example, grocery stores, Tim Hortonís, McDonalds that we can distribute to women who are living vulnerably in the community.

If you have items to donate, please consider the following organizations:

If you have any questions about whether or not your items can be useful, please contact the Executive Director at 613-545-9640 or at


Purchase gift certificates or donate merchandise points to Dawn House

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At No Frills you could purchase a gift certificate for Dawn house.


Canadian Tire LogoDonate your Canadian Tire money to Dawn House. We purchase as many household items as possible from Canadian Tire.


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Donate Your Points
By donating some or all of your Shoppers Optimum Points® to Dawn House you are enabling us to use your points toward the purchase of much needed products and supplies.

To Donate (Click Here)
Sign in to your Shoppers Optimum account where you can donate your points.
Dawn House Member ID is 727 703 058






Our Wish List includes items that the shelter itself can use, including:

  • laundry detergent
  • garbage bags – large and small
  • light bulbs batteries
  • Copy paper 8 1/2 x 11
  • Pens
  • Tape (all kinds)
  • File folders: Manila letter Size
  • Post-it-notes
  • Postage stamps
  • Envelopes
  • White Out
  • Paper Products: All types - including zip lock bags, aluminum foil, saran wrap


Dawn House relies heavily on the generosity of the various food services at Queen’s University, other retail bakeries and restaurants in the Kingston area.
If you have a special recipe – make a double batch and deliver the second batch to the women at 302 Victoria Street, Kingston, Ontario.

We are always grateful for donations of non-perishable foods
including but not limited to:

  • Coffee
  • Coffee whitener
  • Peanut butter
  • Canned fish and luncheon meat
  • Cereal
  • Canned vegetables
  • Sugar – white and brown
  • Crackers – all kinds
  • Canned beans and other proteins like lentils
  • Canned soup

    YES... I will make a difference!


    Make a donation online through Canada Helps. When you reach their website type in “Dawn House” in the search box and then click on our name when it comes up. You can make a one-time or monthly donation using a credit card.

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    You can also donate to the Kingston, Frontenac Lennox and Addington United Way and specify that your donation should go toward Dawn House.