How to make a donation to Inn From The Cold

You can make a donation via cash or cheque to our address in Newmarket, or through our online service should you wish to use your credit card or PayPal account by simply clicking the link below where you will be directed to our Canada Helps donation page. As a registered charity, Inn from the Cold provides a charitable tax receipt for any donation of $20.00 or more made directly to Inn From The Cold so please include your name, address and phone number. 

You may choose to focus your donation towards one of our programs or some of our fundraising needs including:

  • Emergency Winter Shelter
  • Community Meals
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Sponsor a Night at the Inn ($450)

Current Needs

Winter Donation Needs

  • Long Underwear (men's and women's)
  • $5.00 Tim Horton's gift cards
  • McDonald's Gift Cards
  • Grocery Store Gift Cards to help us purchase fresh vegetables and fruit
  • Bus Tickets
  • Belts
  • Shoelaces
  • Cell Phone Chargers (any model)
  • Hooded Sweatshirts
  • Jogging pants (men's and women's)
  • T-Shirts (men's and women's)
  • Sleeping Pants (men's and women's)
  • Deodeorant (men's and women's)
  • Shaving Cream and razors (men's and women's)
  • Underwear or boxers S, M, L (men's and women's)


  • Jeans
  • Plain T-shirts
  • Hoodies
  • Long Underwear
  • Socks
  • Winter Coats
  • Gloves
  • Sweatpants
  • Shoelaces
  • Belts
  • Work boots (steel toe)
  • Running shoes
  • Bus tickets
  • $5.00 Tim Cards
  • McDonald's gift cards
  • Cell Phone Chargers (any model)


  • Tomato Products: sauce, juice, diced, crushed
  • Cereal
  • Butter / Margarine
  • Coffee / tea / hot chocolate
  • Sugar: white and brown
  • Artificial Sweetener
  • Spices: Salt, Pepper, Garlic Powder, Paprika, Ginger
  • Granola Bars
  • Juice Boxes
  • Water / Gatorade
  • Apple juice
  • Canned Tuna
  • Peanut Butter / Jam
  • Fresh vegetables and fruits
  • Grocery store gift cards to buy seasonal fresh produce
  • Non-Perishable Items


  • Socks
  • Toothbrush & Toothpaste
  • Razors
  • Shaving cream
  • Deodorant & Body Wash
  • Towels
  • Feminine Hygiene Products

Drop In

  • Pens / Markers
  • Playing Cards
  • Scrabble, Crib Boards & Pegs, Dice
  • Word Search, Cross Words, Sudoku
  • Art Supplies
  • Notebooks

If you would like to talk to a representative from Inn From The Cold please feel free to call us weekdays from 9am to 4:30pm or donate online. We thank you for your support.

Our Tax Charity #: 856197967RR0001

Our Address:
510 Penrose St,
Newmarket, Ont.
L3Y 1A2