Shoebox Project for Women (The)

Site: No Physical Address

Service: Simcoe and Grey County Chapter

Location, Telephone & Internet
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Located In Community Barrie
Address See website for drop off locations
Barrie, ON
Contact Information
Primary Contact Shannon P Murree, Simcoe County Local Coordinator; Email:
Primary Executive Lesley Hendrey; Phone: 416-571-6685; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Simcoe Shoebox Project for Women 
1485 Dupont St, Suite 213 
Toronto, ON M5P 3S2
Description & Services
Description (Service) Collects and distributes gift-filled Shoeboxes to local women who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness * 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 * see website for details and step-by-step instructions and drive dates and locations 
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
Hours Vary
Dates Holiday seasons, International Women's Day, Mother's Day and various times throughout the year
Areas Served Alliston ; Angus ; Barrie ; Bradford ; Collingwood ; Innisfil ; Midland ; Orillia ; Stayner ; Tottenham ; Wasaga Beach
Eligibility No restrictions
Application See website for information
Languages English - Website, Programs, Publications ; French - Website, Publications
Fees None
Other Details
Established 2011
Physical Access Not Applicable