Here are some of the Organizations that YOUR sock donations go to!
The Mustard Seed
The Mustard Seed is a Christian non-profit organization that has been caring for the needs of the less fortunate since 1984.The Mustard Seed delivers basic services, housing and employment programs to those in need and partners with the community to address the root causes of poverty. For more information, visit www.theseed.ca.
The Camrose Open Door Association
The Camrose Open Door exists to meet the needs of youth.
The Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Based out of East Vancouver, over 500 women access the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre (DEWC) every day, seeking safe space, basic needs, and essential services. DEWC operates a low-barrier drop-in centre and emergency night shelter for women and their children, providing essentials such as hot nutritious meals, showers, washrooms, clothing and toiletries, computer and phone access, as well as support services such as advocacy, victim services, and HIV case management.
DEWC serves as not only a crucial place of safety, respite from conditions of poverty and violence, and resource centre, but a community hub home to various workshops, healing circles, and cultural activities that build women’s capacity, empowerment, and resilience. By connecting women to a continuum of care, DEWC fosters trustful relationships and long-term positive change.
For More Information, Visit: www.DEWC.ca
The Hope Mission
Hope Mission provides basic and emergency care through daily meal service and overnight shelters, as well as counsel, referral, and housing services for men, women and youth all across Alberta. Specialized care and treatment is offered to those struggling with drug or alcohol addiction through faith-based addiction recovery programs.
Hope Mission operates the 24/7 Rescue Van, in partnership with REACH Edmonton, the City of Edmonton, EPS and EMS. The 24/7 Rescue Van provides emergency care and crisis intervention for people in need in Edmonton.
For more information, visit: www.hopemission.com
(PS That's Edmonton Eskimo's Ryan King above!!)
Based in Calgary Hull Services is a Registered Charitable organization that provides an integrated continuum of services including specialized therapy, counselling and education. Hull helps children, youth and families who experience emotional and psychological disorders, behavioural problems, learning disabilities, mental illness, developmental delay, neglect, abuse and family breakdown.
They work with children who have often experienced chaotic, trouble filled lives. Hull offers them, and their families, an opportunity to seek health and happiness with a focus on mental health.
For More information on and how to get involved with Hull Services, visit: www.hullservices.ca
Throughout Edmonton and area, for nearly five decades, WIN House has given women and children of all ages and cultures a safe place to flee. From passionate professionals and volunteers, to dedicated donors and champions of the cause, WIN House is committed to providing safety, support, relief and resources for abuse victims.
For more information on WIN House and how to get involved, visit:
Covenant House - Vancouver
Covenant House is dedicated to serving all youth, with absolute respect and unconditional love, to help youth experiencing homelessness, and to protect and safeguard all youth in need.
There principles can be summed up by:
Covenant House immediately meets the basic needs of youth experiencing homelessness through a nourishing meal, a shower, clean clothes, medical attention, and a safe place to sleep.
Covenant House provides a safe haven from the hardships of homelessness. We recognize the fundamental worth of every human being, and create a safe setting where all youth – regardless of life experience or identity – are served without judgement.
Covenant House leads by example to demonstrate that caring relationships are based on love, trust, respect, and honesty.
Covenant House provides the stability and structure necessary to build a positive future.
Covenant House fosters confidence; encouraging young people to believe in themselves and make informed choices for their lives.
To find out more about Covenant House and how to get involved, visit:
Canadian Cancer Society
Home Start - San Diego
Founded in 1972, Home Start, Inc. provides services to children living in poverty who require immediate, comprehensive solutions to ensure their safety and healthy development.
Their mission is to assure the safety and resiliency of children by strengthening families and their communities.
Home Start provides the following services and programs throughout the San Diego community at no to low cost. Our program staff managers work closely to cross-refer clients to meet their needs through our comprehensive services. During fiscal year 2018, nearly 18,000 clients were served across all Home Start programs.
To learn more about Homestart and to get involved: www.home-start.org
(PS That's Former Edmonton Eskimo and current Arizona Cardinals WR Bryant "Batman" Mitchell!!)
The Bissell Centre
The mission of the Bissell Centre is to empower people to move from poverty to cultural, social and economic prosperity.
Through the 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness The Bissell Centre has helped over 6,000 people find homes in Edmonton
Bissell Centre believes a community without poverty will see:
- Families and individuals have sustainable livelihoods, secure housing, and can meet their basic daily needs.
- Families and individuals are fully engaged in their community because of strong support networks, a sense of safety, and improved physical and mental health.
- Families and individuals have hope for the future.
- Individuals have access to the resources and opportunities they need to reach their full potential and participate equally within in the community.
- Diversity is celebrated in a spirit of mutual respect and dignity.
For more information on the Bissell Centre and to get involved: bissellcentre.org
The Leduc Hub Association
The Leduc Hub Association has been active for over seven years and supports citizens of the City and County of Leduc. They are a 100% volunteer operated registered charity with donated funds going to help those in need!
supports include, but are not limited to: rents, utilities, food, medical costs, transportation, fuel, overnight stays for women victims of violence, Coats for Families, and basic supports for the homeless (meal cards, blankets, care kits, new socks and underwear).
For more information and to get involved: www.lrhub.org