making donations

We welcome financial and/or in-kind support from individuals and businesses. Such partnerships are essential to the success of Homeless Connect Toronto in tackling the systemic issue of homelessness in our city. All funds and in-kind donations go directly to the operation of the event and to meet the needs of the event's guests. Here are ways you can support Homeless Connect Toronto:

In-Kind Donations

In-kind donations are also welcomed to help provide guests with "comfort kits" at the HCT events, which may contain the following items:

  • toiletries (e.g., toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, etc.)
  • personal hygiene items (e.g., combs, sanitary napkins, deodorant, etc.)
  • new socks and/or underwear
  • bandaids, first aid items, foot powder, odour eaters

Gently used or new clothing (e.g., sweaters, pants, jackets) and gently used or new shoes (including work boots) will also be collected prior to the event. 

Please contact us if you would like to organize a comfort kit/clothing drive or donate in-kind to Homeless Connect Toronto.

Business Partnerships

Local businesses partnerships with Homeless Connect Toronto to end homelessness can benefit both your company and our local community. Through your involvement, your business will be recognized as a valued contributor of the local community with a responsible social mission.

Your business or organization can play an active role in Homeless Connect Toronto by:

  • Sharing your business services (e.g., dental, haircutting, optometry, etc.)
  • Donating in-kind (e.g., venue, power, food, clothing, “comfort kits” items, eyeglasses, first-aid supplies, etc.)
  • Donating financially

To learn more about Sponsorship opportunities, please visit our Sponsorship page.

Individual Donations

Individual financial donations can be made to support the operations of Homeless Connect Toronto, an annual need of $100,000.  An income tax receipt will issued for all donations of $25.00 or more. 

Please consider supporting us with a one-time or monthly donation.

Thank you for supporting Homeless Connect Toronto!