Frequently Asked Questions

What do we pick up?

Clothing and Soft Good Items

Anything made of material, regardless of season.

  • adult/children’s clothing
  • shoes/boots
  • linens
  • draperies
  • sewing remnants

Please place these items in closed bags or boxes marked with a “B”.

Household

Items & Kitchenware – items must be in working condition, resaleable condition and clean.

  • knick-knacks and small appliances (toasters, coffee makers, microwaves etc.)
  • toys/games
  • books * not encyclopedias
  • sporting equipment
  • garden tools

Please place these items in closed boxes marked with a “B”.

Furniture

We no longer accept furniture items of any kind.For furniture donations we recommend you contact one of these charites:

  • Oyate Tipi – 606 Selkirk – Donation Line (204) 589-2265
  • Mennonite Central Committee (M.C.C.) – 18 Keewaitin – Donation Line – (204) 694-3669
  • Walls of Freedom – (204) 997-0043
  • Hands of Hope – (204) 261-8607

How to have a successful pick up?

  • Please package items in bags or boxes – be sure to clearly label your items with a “B”.
  • Place items in front of your home, on your front steps, and clearly visible from the street  by 8:00am on your pick-up day.
  • Your items will be collected between 8:00 am and 2:00 pm that day.
  • Please wrap breakables with paper and place in a box to prevent breakage.
  • In case of bad weather, please place all items in plastic and/or cover them, if possible.

Items not conforming to the above may not be picked up.

Clothing Drives

Holding a clothing drive is environmentally friendly, and helps to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winnipeg at the same time. Please view this handout if you, or your local group, is looking to run a clothing drive.

HOST A CLOTHING DRIVE

Bin Locations

Accepting your clothing donations 24 hours a day 7 days a week

South West

Lindenwoods Community Centre-414 Lindenwoods Drive

Safeway (Gas Bar)-2155 Pembina Highway

Pembina Crossing – Pembina & Plaza Drive

Grant Park Shopping Centre-1120 Grant Ave-Grant & Nathaniel

Fort Rouge Community Centre-625 Osborne St-Osborne & Kylemore

Real Canadian Superstore (Gas Bar) – 80 Bison Drive

 West

Charleswood Centre-3900 Grant – Grant & Laxdal

St. James Centennial Pool-644 Parkdale St- Parkdale & Livinia

StandardAero-1885 Sargent Avenue

MTS Iceplex-3969 Portage Avenue off Racetrack Road

Save On Foods St. James-850 St. James Street

North

Safeway (Gas Bar)-920 Jefferson Ave -McPhillips & Jefferson

Shooters Family Golf Centre 2731 Main Street (North end of parking lot)

Sunova Centre-48 Holland Rd-Holland & Perimeter Highway

Maples Sportsplex- 434 Adsum Dr

Save On Foods Northgate-1399 Mcphillips St.

North East

Gateway Community Centre-1717 Gateway Rd-Gateway & Bonner

Kildonan Place Mall (Famous Players Entrance) 1515 Regent Ave

Safeway Kildare – 654 Kildare Ave E

YMCA – East – 454 Kimberly Ave

South East

Windsor Park Mall (Macs) 1035 Autumnwood Dr-Autumnwood & Cottonwood

St.Vital Mall 1225 St. Mary’s Rd – (Bus Loop)Meadowood Drive

Safeway-2 Alpine Ave-Fermor & St. Annes

Southdale Community Centre-254 Lakewood Blvd-Lakewood and Beaverhill

Kid City-550 Archibald Street

The following locations do not have one of our ‘Donation Bins’ but will accept your clothing donations on our behalf.

Value Village (West) – 3629 Portage Ave.

Big Apologies

We sincerely apologize for missing your pick up. We are human and sometimes we just either don’t see the bags out front or the pick up didn’t make the Drivers’ list. We will do our best to have this pick up made right away.