Outreach

In partnership with Elizabeth Fry Society of Peterborough we distribute supplies such as food, clothing, survival gear, and harm reduction supplies to folks of the community.  Generally, most folks are currently experiencing homelessness.

 

This program operates on a drop-in basis and we do our best to respond to the needs of the community that accesses our services.

 

We are always looking for donations. You can scroll below or click here to see a list of supplies we are consistently needing. 

Get Involved

Donate

 

We are always accepting donations of the following:

  • Tents

  • Tarps

  • Sleeping bags

  • Blankets

  • Backpacks and other reusable bags

  • Waterproofing spray

  • Flashlights

  • Batteries

  • Clothes (in good condition)​

    • Shirts​

    • Pants

    • Socks

    • Unused undergarments

    • Coats & Jackets

    • Shoes

  • Toiletries/Hygiene products

    • Dry shampoo​

    • Razors

    • Deodorant

    • Soap

    • Wet wipes

    • Toothpaste/toothbrushes

    • Menstrual Hygiene Products

    • Etc.

  • Nonperishable snack foods

  • Water Bottles

  • Juice Concentrates

  • Nutritional meal supplement drinks

  • Protein drinks

Volunteer

If you would like to volunteer with the Outreach program, we can always use extra hands in our outreach closet organizing supplies and distributing goods to community members at our office. If you are interested, please email: outreach@onecityptbo.ca.

Over the course of this winter (December 1, 2021 - March 31, 2022) we had the privilege of running an Outreach Program centred around supporting folks sleeping outside. This was done through funding by the United Way Peterborough & District and we are grateful for their Winter Response to Homelessness initiative which provided the opportunity for many great Peterborough non-profits to support our neighbours outside.

 

We have put together a video that overviews how we ran our program and the reality we encountered of the crisis that Peterborough is currently facing. It is difficult and worries us to see this program end. We are resolute in continuing to advocate for the needs of our community of folks experiencing homelessness.