Wish list 2011

 In Kind Donation Wishlist


Bouclier d’Athéna is looking for your donations of specific items to help the programs offered at our shelter and our external counselling offices.  There are many items that we need on a regular basis. 

Please contact Maria Kokkoris, Shelter Coordinator, by e-mail at maisondathena@hotmail.com. If you are planning to organize a drive for wish list items, please contact us via e-mail to make sure that the list is current.


  • Gift cards (for food, household items and office supplies)
  • Gift cards for book stores
  • Movie and recreation passes
  • Movie rental gift cards (for fun nights)
  • Pay as you go phone cards
  • Taxi vouchers
  • Projector
  • Family movies (DVD and VHS)
  • Gift certificate to Reno-depot
  • Gift certificate to Canadian Tire
  • Gift certificate to Wal-Mart


  • Cleaning supplies – Concentrated household cleaner (Mr. Clean), window/glass cleaner (Windex), new mops and brooms, disinfecting wipes
  • Laundry Soap (liquid for cold water)
  • Dishwasher detergent (tablets preferred)
  • Toilet Paper and Paper Towels
  • Large plastic containers to store food properly
  • Coffee/tea (including herbal)/sugar/coffee filters
  • Tissue paper (Kleenex)
  • Heavy duty trash bags


  • Diapers/pull-ups
  • Wipes
  • Baby formula and food
  • Shampoo
  • New schoolbags
  • Underwear/socks/pyjamas
  • Gently used shoes

SCHOOL SUPPLIES : All types but either new or in very good condition


  • New underwear, bras and socks
  • Pyjamas (larger sizes)
  • Clothes in good condition, especially L and XL
  • Personal Journals/pens
  • Calendars for women
  • Ladies magazines
  • Umbrellas
  • Pots & pans/dishes to give to women (in good condition)
  • Batteries, Alarm Clocks, Watches
  • Good quality pots and pans
  • Good quality blankets, towels, pillows and twin and double bed linens, wash cloths
  • Coffee makers and kettles
  • Cutlery
  • Toasters
  • Rubber boots (all sizes)

PERSONAL ITEMS : (New items only please)

  • Hair dryers, brushes, make-up
  • Shampoo

MEDICINE AND TOILETRIES : (Full sizes only, no samples please)

  • Infant and children’s Tylenol
  • Ibuprofen/acetaminophen
  • Band-aids
  • Brushes/combs
  • Hot water bottles (2)
  • Ice packs for injury


  • Patio swing
  • 2 cribs (very gently used or new)
  • 4 dressers
  • BBQ
  • Patio Gazebo
  • Computer

** Due to extremely limited storage space we do not have the capacity to accept used toys.

** For hygienic and health and safety reasons we stipulate which items be new.

We thank you enormously for thinking of us.