Shoebox Project for Women (The)

Site: Mailing Address

Service: Simcoe and Grey County Chapter

Description (Service) Collects and distributes gift-filled Shoeboxes to local women's shelters and community  agencies serving women and girls impacted by homelessness during the holiday season and other special occasions and events
  • 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 
  • 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  
  • For more information, see Create a Physical Shoebox or Donate a Virtual Shoebox 
  • for drive dates and drop-off locations, see website
Service Details
Public Comments A not for profit charity that helps local women in the community
  • events happen at various times of the year but online donations are available and tax receipts will be provided year round
  • if you would like to be a sponsor, host an event or volunteer on their committee, please connect by email
  • all information is listed on the website
Hours Hours:Vary

Dates:Holiday Drive 2021: Nov 1-Dec 3
Areas Served Barrie ; Bradford ; Collingwood ; Innisfil ; Midland ; Orillia ; Ramara ; Severn ; Simcoe County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application See website for information
Languages English; French - Website, Publications; Farsi; Spanish
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
See website for drop off locations
Barrie, ON
Physical Access Not Applicable
Contact Information
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
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YouTube YouTube:
Primary Contact Shannon P Murree, Simcoe County Local Coordinator
Alternate Contact Lesley Hendrey, Executive Director; Phone: 416-571-6685; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Simcoe Shoebox Project for Women 
1485 Dupont St, Suite 213 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M6P 3S2

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