Toronto, Canada

AYUDH Holiday Gift Drive supporting Youth Without Shelter

Snow globe with house inside
Donations gratefully accepted until Jan 31

Youth supporting youth in need

This holiday season, the Toronto chapter of AYUDH is proud to be running a Holiday Gift Drive in support of Youth Without Shelter, an agency in Etobicoke that provides shelter and support programs to homeless youth ages 16-24. From now until Wednesday, Jan 31, please consider donating some items from Youth Without Shelter's Holiday Wish List below.

Not able to drop off items in person? No problem! Just send an email money transfer to Aditya, or Gayatree, and the funds will be used to purchase gift cards to donate on your behalf.

Youth Without Shelter's Holiday Wish List:

Please note: Youth Without Shelter is only seeking donations of NEW items at this time. Thanks for your understanding.

Donation deadline: EXTENDED to Wednesday, January 31.

Clothing & Accessories:

  • Pajamas (male/female, Sizes: Small – XXL)
  • Slippers (male/female, Sizes: 7 -13)
  • Sweatshirts with hoodie (male/female, All sizes)
  • Sweatpants (male/female, All sizes)
  • T-shirts (male/female, All sizes)
  • Male boxers
  • Female underwear
  • Scarves
  • Winter boots (Male in Sizes: 8-13/ Female in all sizes)
  • Winter coats (male/female, All sizes)
  • Running shoes (male/female, All sizes)
  • Female leggings
  • Hair accessories/ Make-up/ Jewelry
  • Journals
  • Earbuds
  • Reusable water bottles


  • Warm blankets
  • Towels (bath size)
  • Twin sheets


  • Cologne/ Bath sets/ Body spray (male)
  • Body wash (large bottle)
  • Shampoo (large bottle)
  • Conditioner (large bottle)
  • Lip balm
  • Razors (singles or packages)
  • Facial tissue (individual size and boxes)

Gift Cards & Passes:

  • Gift cards (Shoppers Drug Mart, Rexall, Walmart)
  • Long distance phone cards ($5)
  • Movie passes

AYUDH volunteers will gratefully be accepting these items after satsangs on Dec 31, Jan 6, Jan 13, Jan 20 and Jan 27. To arrange a different donation drop-off time or location, please email:

Thank you for your support!