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We are able to give kids a safe place to stay, clothes and food, and things to start over, because of generous, caring people like you. Thank you!

Donations of food can be dropped off 24 hours/day at our Drake Street (575 Drake Street) location. 

You are welcome to donate items throughout the holiday season from 8am – 7pm any day of the week.

Please note that throughout December we are only able to accept NEW items due to space concerns. If you have gently used items you would like to donate we ask that you deliver them prior to December 1st or after January 1st.

If you would more information about our Christmas Back Pack Program click here

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If you require assistance unloading, please be sure to call us at 604-639-8937 in advance so that we can be available to help you. 

Access to the building is available through the parkade located at the back of the building during these hours.

Our gifts-in-kind staff can be reached at (604) 639-8937.  After you have spoken with staff, please complete this form and drop it off with your donation at: 575 Drake Street Vancouver.

Due to limited space, we can only take certain items for donation and would ideally like to discuss your donation with you before you drop it off (this will save you a trip if the items you wish to donate are not suitable for youth aged 16 – 24).

Covenant House Vancouver does not operate a thrift store or resell the items that are donated. We sort through all donations received and if we cannot use an item, we re-donate it to Big Brothers and Developmental Disabilities.  All other items go to our clothing room for youth use and housing program.

We ask that all donations be clean, undamaged and age appropriate for youth between 16 and 24. If you are unsure if your donation is suitable, please contact us at 604-639-8937 or by email at

If you wish to donate items that Covenant House Vancouver cannot accept, please click here for information on alternate places to donate.

These are items we are always grateful to receive. If you would like a more extensive list, please click here

  • Clean, undamaged, age appropriate clothing
    • Hoodies
    • Jeans
    • T-shirts/tank tops
    • Dresses/skirts
    • Belts, hats, watches
    • Shoes
  • Unused and unopened hygiene supplies
  • Non-perishable Food Items
         (Canned goods, pasta, rice etc.)
         For a more complete list of needed food items click here
  • Age appropriate books and magazines
  • Un-opened, non-perishable food items
  • MP3 players, CD players, headphones, clock radios
  • Steel toed boots
  • Kitchen and housing goods that are clean and in working condition (Think of the basics)
  • Bedding in good condition, especially single or double sheets.
  • Sleeping bags

We are unable to accept the following items:

  • Furniture
  • Used socks or underwear
  • Open or perishable food items
  • Open/used toiletry items
  • High heeled shoes
  • Perfume

If you wish to donate items that Covenant House Vancouver cannot accept, please click here for information on alternate places to donate.