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Sew On Fire Ministries

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Description (Agency) A registered charity that fills and distributes gift bags and backpacks for people in need in Canada and around the world, including people who are homeless, low-income families and women's shelters
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2000
Primary Executive Wendy Hagar
Funding Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Filled backpacks are donated to those in need 
* staffed entirely by volunteers 
Accepts donations of: 
* backpacks 
* textiles and gently used linens to make gift bags 
* new personal hygiene items such as toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, shampoo and facecloths 
* new school supplies 
* new clothing and shoes (excellent-condition used children's shoes and clothing may also be accepted) 
* Canadian Tire money, cancelled stamps from around the world and pennies, for purchasing needed items 
* medical equipment and supplies, such as stethoscopes * gloves * bandages * first aid kits and supplies * non-prescription medication and vitamins (not open, not expired) 
* wheelchairs, walkers, crutches  
Schools, service groups, Guiding and Scouting groups, churches, corporations and other volunteers assist in preparation of gift bags * provides volunteer opportunities for high school students, firefighter and police candidates and others fulfilling community involvement hours
Hours Mon-Tue 9 am-12:30 pm, 7 pm-10 pm, additional warehouse hours available on website or email: to arrange drop off time * drop-off bin at rear of building is available at all times
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Contact for information
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
975 Fraser Dr, Units 6 and 7
Burlington, ON L7L 4X8
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Intersection Walkers Line and Harvester Rd
Mailing Address c/o Wendy Hagar 
240 Applevale Court 
Burlington, ON L7L 2B9
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Clothing Donation Programs ; Household Goods Donation Programs ; Medical Equipment/Assistive Technology Donation Programs ; Personal/Grooming Supplies Donation Programs ; School Supplies Donation Programs

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