Homeward Trust Edmonton

Homeward Trust Edmonton

September 24, 2013 12:19 ET

Community Agencies Come Together to Help the Homeless

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Sept. 24, 2013) - In times of challenging circumstances, community agencies come together to support one another. In this case, it is agencies that help our most vulnerable citizens: Edmonton's homeless and at-risk of becoming homeless.

Homeless Connect Edmonton is preparing clothing donations for an estimated 1,500 guests for the biannual event. However, donation collection has slowed when the Bissell Centre's Thrift Shoppe on 118 Avenue, which was the primary drop-off point for clothing donations, sustained extensive fire damage on September 2, 2013.

In true community spirit, Hope Mission has offered their locations and services to assist with drop-offs, storage and washing machines to ensure Homeless Connect guests are able to get clothing they desperately need.

Clothing Donation Drop-off Locations until October 4:

  • Hope Mission
    9908 - 106 Avenue
    Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm
  • Bissell Centre's Donation Centre
    5120 - 122 Street
    Monday - Saturday 9 am - 4 pm
  • Hope Mission Bargain Shoppe
    2403 Ellwood Drive
    Monday - Friday 9 am - 6:30 pm
    Saturday 10:30 am - 6:30 pm
  • Millwoods Assembly
    2225 - 66 Street
    Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4 pm

Homeless Connect is on Sunday, October 20 at the Shaw Conference Centre from 10 am - 3 pm.

Contact Information

  • Devin Komarniski
    Communications Coordinator
    Hope Mission
    780.422.2018 ext. 229
    780.984.8314

    Janelle Aker
    Communications & Media Coordinator
    Homeward Trust Edmonton
    780.496.7290
    780.700.2499