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We gratefully accept donations of new or gently used items at three locations in Edmonton.

We are currently in need of:

Much Needed Items

  • Backpacks
  • Men’s, Women’s and Children’s footwear (all sizes)
  • Men’s and Women’s underwear
  • Bras
  • Jeans, cargo pants, skirts and shorts
  • Wide brimmed hats
  • Sunscreen

Other Items Needed

  • Work Gloves & Work Boots
  • Toothbrushes & Toothpaste
  • Shampoo & Conditioner
  • Deodorant, Razors, & Toilet Paper
  • Diapers & Formula
  • Wipes, Shampoo, & Lotions

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Work Gear Needed

  • CSA approved Men’s & Women’s work boots/shoes (all sizes)
  • Lined/unlined work gloves
  • Long underwear
  • Work socks
  • Safety glasses
  • Safety vests
  • Hard hats
  • Ear protection
  • Work belts
  • Coveralls

For health and safety reasons, product such as work glasses, work belts, underwear, socks, hardhats, work gloves, ear protection, masks (basic accessories) MUST be new. All other donations should be new or gently used. Please contact us if you have specific questions:

engagement@bissellcentre.org

And please note: We do not accept food donations that have not been prepared in an AHS inspected commercial kitchen.


Your Donations Make a Difference!

  • 2100 children and adults access clothing free of charge from Bissell’s Community Closet each year.
  • Thousands of Thrift Shop customers depend on the affordable clothing and household goods to fill their basic needs.
  • $195,000 in annual revenue from our Thrift Shop goes back into Bissell Centre’s programs & services that serve people experiencing poverty.

How Donations Are Used

Community Closet

Bissell Centre participants can access our Community Closet for free clothing and footwear. This volunteer-run program provides a dignifying shopping experience to over 5,000 people each year.

Family Closet

Similar to the Community Closet, our Family Closet provides low-income families with free clothing and footwear for adults, children and infants.

Bissell Thrift Shop

Our Bissell Thrift Shop, located on 118th Avenue, is a place for people to find affordable clothing and household goods. It is also home to our donation sorting centre.

Donation Drop-off Locations & Times

Bissell Thrift Shop / Sorting Centre (Alberta Ave.)
8818 - 118 Avenue, Edmonton
Donation hours
Monday to Saturday
10:00am – 4:00pm
*Note: This location does not accept donations on Sundays.

Bissell Thrift Shop (Hermitage Sq.)
12769 50 Street, Edmonton
Donation Hours
Monday to Saturday
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

FIND Edmonton (Clothes Only)
Please call FIND to ensure they are open for regular scheduled hours.
780-988-1717
5120 – 122 Street
Edmonton, AB

Monday - Sunday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sorry, we do not offer pick-ups

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