Shoebox Project for Women (The)

Site: No Physical Address

Service: Simcoe and Grey County Chapter

Description (Service) Collects and distributes gift-filled Shoeboxes to local women who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness * each Shoebox is filled with items valued at $50 and personal notes of encouragement that can enhance self-esteem and reduce feelings of isolation for women in need * items such as gift cards, skin care products, good quality soaps and shampoos, make up, chocolates * see website for details and step-by-step instructions and drive dates and locations 
Shoeboxes can be put together by individuals or groups * Student Shoebox gift drives are a creative and hands-on group activity for students at the primary, secondary, or post-secondary level
Service Details
Public Comments We are a not for profit Charity that helps local women in the community. Though events happen at various times of the year, online donations are available and tax receipts will be provided. We are looking for sponsors and if would like to host events that help empower women or children, contact us in ways to support. If would like to be a volunteer on our committee, please connect with us as well. All information on our website.
Hours Vary
Dates Holiday seasons, International Women's Day, Mother's Day and various times throughout the year
Areas Served Alliston ; Angus ; Barrie ; Bradford ; Collingwood ; Innisfil ; Midland ; Orillia ; Stayner ; Tottenham ; Wasaga Beach
Eligibility No restrictions
Application See website for information
Languages English - Website, Programs, Publications ; French - Website, Publications
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
See website for drop off locations
Barrie, ON
Mailing Address c/o Simcoe Shoebox Project for Women 
1485 Dupont St, Suite 213 
Toronto, ON M5P 3S2
Physical Access Not Applicable
Contact Information
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Primary Contact Shannon P Murree, Simcoe County Local Coordinator; Email:
Primary Executive Lesley Hendrey; Phone: 416-571-6685; Email: