Reducing costs through donations helps ensure we can continue to offer our essential services to women, children and teens impacted by domestic abuse and/or homelessness.
What’s the best way to help DASO?
Monetary donations – cash, cheque or via credit card – help us fund the areas within our operating budget where we need your help the most.
- All amounts are welcome and eligible for charitable tax receipts. The donor’s name and mailing
address are needed to process the receipt.
- Please contact us for credit card transactions (contact information is at the bottom of this page).
- Please make cheques payable to: Mailing address:
Domestic Abuse Services Oxford
975 James Street
Woodstock, ON N4S 0A5
You can also donate to us through the secure website Canada Helps.
Wish List items
Our Wish List is updated regularly (so check back often!) and includes giving options for every budget. Whether you make an individual donation, or join together with family members, co-workers or friends, your contribution has the power to change many lives for the better and is most appreciated.
PLEASE NOTE OUR UPDATED PROCEDURES FOR ACCEPTING DONATIONS
We are following local public health pandemic guidelines which include taking the name and telephone number of all donors for potential contact tracing purposes. Donations are received by appointment only Monday to Friday between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Please call 519-539-4811 to let us know when you are coming.
Donations of grocery and other items may also be made through our Amazon Wish List. Items you select and purchase on behalf of DASO will be shipped directly to our Woodstock shelter (when you get to the delivery page on Amazon, please have the items delivered to 975 James Street, Woodstock ON N4S 0A5).
All purchases – no matter the size or total value – will be appreciated.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP AND UNDERSTANDING AS WE WORK TOGETHER TO PROTECT THE SAFETY OF EVERYONE!
Food (must be dated well in advance of the “best by” or “expiry” date) Non-perishables such as:
School lunch items e.g.nut free snacks and drinks boxes, cookies, crackers
Cake mixes, pudding
Canned tuna and salmon
Grocery / drug stores
Tim Hortons / McDonalds
First Choice Haircutters
- Woodstock bus passes
- Taxi vouchers
- Sound machines (sound spa)
- Bed pillows
Twin bed sheet sets
Latex and non-latex gloves
Pump hand soap
Large recycle bags
Toiletries and Clothing (new*)
- Pajamas (all sizes) for women and children
- Underwear (all sizes) for women and children
*Please consider donating good condition used items to Goodwill in Woodstock as they help us help!
DASO is grateful for the support of our friends and benefactors in the community.