Limited shelter space in Victoria means that many are forced to sleep outside, vulnerable to the elements. Help us equip our street family with much-needed supplies to fight off the cold this winter.

Donated Goods

These items make a considerable difference in the well-being of our community:  
  • Rain-gear, new or gently used
    (Ponchos, rain jackets, rain pants)
  • Tarps
  • Tents
  • Toques
  • Warm jackets
  • Socks
    (wool is preferred)
  • Camping mats
  • Backpacks
  • Gloves & Hand warmers
  • Sleeping bags
  • Baked goods
    (We provide coffee and donuts, but home-baked goods are a truly special gift for people who haven't had a home-cooked meal in years. We serve around 80 peoples each morning.)
  • Cell phones and chargers

Items Not Accepted

Due to the nature of our work, some donations are better given to other services. We cannot accept:  
  • Clothing (besides socks)
  • Household furniture
  • Prepared meals

Dropping off your items

The Dandelion Society can't do pick-ups due to limited capacity. The listed donations can be dropped off downtown at the Raincoast Business Centre. Please label your items "Dandelion Society" to ensure we receive them.

1027 Pandora Avenue
Victoria, BC V8V 3P6
Phone: (250) 413-3100

Want to have a firsthand look at how your contributions make a difference? Join us for a morning run and we can distribute the goods together. Contact us for more details.

Not able to donate items, but still want to help?