A collaboration between the Rotary Clubs of East York and Leaside

We are kicking off a campaign to collect new and gently used purses, and backpacks for men & children filled with Gift Cards of denominations from $25 to $100.00. Please note the amount of the gift card so we can sort them equally - Walmart, No Frills, Food Basics, Amazon or President's Choice.This collection drive is a collaboration between the Rotary Clubs of East York and Leaside, all purses, backpacks and gifts cards will be donated to our amazing community partners:

Woodgreen, a leading social services agency, we provide integrated programs such as physical and mental health services, affordable housing, employment support, financial counselling, child care, seniors and youth programs. www.woodgreen.org

Abiona Centre, a client-centred infant and early childhood mental health organization which supports pregnant and parenting adolescents, aged 13-25. We believe in the dignity, value and potential of each young woman and baby served. www.abionacentre.ca/

Yellowbrick House, provides life-saving services and prevention programs to meet the diverse needs of individuals, families, and communities impacted by violence. www.yellowbrickhouse.org/

Drop Off Locations - November 20th to December 15th, 2023:


  • 1210 York Mills Rd, North York - buzzer code #8888
  • Valu Mart, 1500 Bayview Ave, Toronto
  • Re/Max Hallmark, 2277 Queen St E, Toronto