Donate Goods

While The Lighthouse welcomes a variety of donations, the following lists reflect items that are especially appreciated, as well as items we cannot take.  If you have something that may benefit and enrich the lives of the residents that we work with please contact us. We have a surplus of clothing at this time and are not accepting those items. We can use the following items:

Current Needs

We are in urgent need of the following items:

  • Single Mattresses

Ongoing Needs

  • New socks and underwear
  • New or gently-used digital cameras for photography workshop
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Single sheet sets
  • Coffee makers
  • Good condition bath and face towels
  • Soap, shampoo, deodorant and other unused personal hygiene items
  • Art supplies

Items We Don’t Need

  • Televisions
  • Out of date electronics (except for digital cameras)
  • Computer components such as printers
  • Couches and other large furniture
  • Large appliances
  • Clothing
  • Used hygiene items like soap
  • Hot plates and toasters

Food Services

Providing nutritious meals to those in need is at the heart of The Lighthouse. Non-perishable food items and non expired food items are gladly accepted and will help us to make the meals and sandwiches that we serve each day.

  • Perishable (non-expired food items): fresh vegetables, fresh fruit, frozen food, lean cooking meats, sandwich meats, breads and buns, snacks such as fruit bars, crackers, and cheese sticks), milk, yogurt and cheese
  • Non-perishable food items: pasta, rice, grains, beans, granola bars, cereal, canned vegetables, canned tomato products, canned tuna

For questions or more information about food related donations, contact jan.thiessen@lighthousesaskatoon.org or call 306.653.0538.