Items Needed

We collect essential items for families in need all year

The Oxford County Chapter of Power of HOPE collects essential items to help families in need, including children and women in crisis as well as men, women and children with little or no family income in Oxford County and area.

What items do we collect?

If you have been gifted an item you do not need or wish to purchase any of the following items and would like to help families in need, consider making a donation to Power of HOPE Community Organization – Oxford County Chapter. It will be very much appreciated.

We need the following items all year round, and especially in the lead up to the holiday season:

Christmas Packages*

  • Pyjamas for women, children of all ages, teens and men
  • Stuffed Toys/Teddy Bears (no battery operated toys)
  • Knitted hats, gloves & scarves for women, children and men (hand knitted items greatly appreciated too)
  • Slippers & Socks for women, children and men
  • Blankets & Quilts for babies and adults
  • New bath towels, face cloths for all ages
  • Toiletry items** for women, men and children
  • Tooth brushes for men, women & children
  • Toothpaste
  • Clear plastic bags all sizes
  • Ribbons (for the stuffed toys)

Towel Baskets*

  • New bath towels for women
  • Face cloths for women
  • Bath Scrunchies for women
  • Toiletry items** for women
  • Tooth brushes for women
  • Toothpaste**
  • Hair brushes/Combs
  • Hair Scrunchies
*All items should be new and unused. **Toiletry items should be new and unopened.

How to donate your items

If you would like to help by donating any of the above items, please contact the Oxford County Chapter Director to arrange pick-up or attend one of our upcoming fundraising events where you can drop off any of the above items.

Want to learn more about hosting a toy drive or volunteering?

For more information about the Oxford County Chapter, to learn more about volunteering or hosting a toy drive, please contact Karen Geerts by email at or by phone at 226.228.1045.