Toronto, Canada

AYUDH TO Holiday Gift Drive supporting Youth Without Shelter

Cartoon of Youth Without Shelter building
Donation deadline EXTENDED to Dec 29

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 Saturday, Dec 29, 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 Anjali, 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: Saturday, December 29.


  • Cologne/ Perfume/ Body spray
  • Body wash (travel and large sizes)
  • Shampoo (travel and large sizes)
  • Conditioner (travel and large sizes)
  • Skin lotion (travel and large sizes)
  • Lip Balm
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste (travel and large sizes)
  • Facial tissue (individual size and boxes)
  • Black hair care products

Gift Cards & Passes:

  • Gift cards (Tim Hortons', Shoppers Drug Mart, Rexall, Walmart, Subway, MacDonalds, Dollarama)
  • Long distance phone cards ($5)
  • Movie passes

Clothing & Accessories: NEW items only

  • Pajamas (male, sizes: S – XXXL)
  • Sweatshirts (male/female, all sizes)
  • Sweatpants (male/female, all sizes)
  • T-shirts (male/female, all sizes)
  • Male underwear (all sizes)
  • Female leggings and athletic pants (all sizes)
  • Winter boots (male in sizes: 8-13/ female in all sizes)
  • Hair accessories/ Make-up/ Jewelry
  • Journals
  • Earbuds
  • Reusable water bottles

Linens: NEW items only

  • Warm blankets
  • Towels (bath size)
  • Twin bed sheets
  • Bath sets (male)

AYUDH volunteers will gratefully be accepting these items after satsangs on Dec 8, Dec 15, Dec 22, and Dec 29. To arrange a different donation drop-off time or location, please email:

Thank you for your support!