How you can help this holiday season

Non-Profit most needed items

West Side Food Bank Inc.

  1. Instant coffee
  2. Jam
  3. Coffee Whitener
  4. Cheeze Whiz
  5. Pancake Mix and Syrup
  6. Laundry Soap
  7. Dish Soap
  8. Toiletries
  9. Doabetic Items
  10. Cleaning Suppplies
  11. Baking Supplies

North End Food Bank

  1. Stuffing
  2. Cranberry Sauce
  3. Granola Bars
  4. Cereal
  5. Condiments (Ketchup, Mustard, Mayonaise)
  6. Canned Gravy (or Gravy Mix)
  7. Crackers
  8. Canned Fruit
  9. Jam
  10. Cheese Whiz

Saint John SPCA Animal Rescue

General Supplies

  1. Liquid Laundry Detergent
  2. Paper Towel

Cat Items

  1. President’s Choice Nutrition First Adult Dry Food (chicken & rice)
  2. President’s Choice Nutrition First Adult Dry Weight & Hairball
  3. President’s Choice Nutrition First Kitten Dry Food
  4. Exquisicat Paper Littre (unscented)
  5. Cat Toys

Dog Items

  1. President’s Choice Nutrition First Adult Dog Food (Chicken & Rice)
  2. Durable Kong “tough” toys
  3. Healthy Dog Treats (few ingredients)

Hospice Greater Saint John

  • Paper Towel
  • Toilet Paper
  • Cans of soup/broth
  • Body Wash/Deodorant 
  • Peanut Butter
  • Gift Cards (Costco, Sobeys, Superstore, Canadian Tire, Kents, Irving, Walmart Etc)
  • Cans of pop (All varieties)
  • K Cups (Coffee/Tea)
  • Lysol Wipes
  • Items for baking (flours, sugar, molasses, baking powder, baking soda, coconut, brown sugar)


  1. Gift cards
  2. Arts and craft supplies
  3. Baby toys
  4. Books
  5. Lego sets

L’Arche Saint John

Today is GivingTuesday! Our goal is to raise $10,000 and welcome 10 new monthly donors to our circle of supporters.

Every year, we rely on the generosity of donors like you to raise 50 per cent of our annual budget to support adults with intellectual disabilities at McKim House, Creative Connections and our new program, L'Arche Connects.

To learn more about L’Arche Saint John and the programs we offer, visit

  1. Looking to do some Christmas shopping? Visit our online store at to unique artworks for the art lover in your life. Visit
  2. Visit us at Uptown Sparkles! We’re working on more things that could help get your holiday shopping done early!
  3. Join us for our Holiday Carol Sing at the Saint John Arts Centre on Dec. 13 from 6:30-8 p.m. This event is open to the community! Bring your friends and family for some holiday cheer.
  4. Volunteer with us! Visit to check out some opportunities and to apply.
  5. We accept gifts-in-kind!

Get in touch to see our areas of need!