Shoebox Project for Women (The)

Site: Mailing Address

Service: Simcoe and Grey County Chapter

Record #: BAR1253
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 20 Sep 2023


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Primary Contact Shannon P Murree, Simcoe County Local Coordinator
Alternate Contact Lesley Hendrey, Executive Director; Phone: 416-571-6685; Email:
Additional Website


Address & Map
See website for drop off locations
Barrie, ON
Mailing Address c/o Simcoe Shoebox Project for Women 
1485 Dupont St, Suite 108 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M6P 3S2
Physical Access Not Applicable


Description (Service) Registered charity that collects and distributes gift-filled Shoeboxes to local women's shelters and community agencies serving women and girls impacted by homelessness
  • Shoeboxes are distributed during the holiday season and for other special occasions and events throughout the year
  • each Shoebox is filled with items valued at $50 and personal notes of encouragement to enhance self-esteem and reduce feelings of isolation
  • Shoebox can be filled with items such as gift cards, skin care products, good quality soaps and shampoos, make up, chocolates
  • Shoeboxes can be put together by individuals or groups
  • Student Shoebox gift drives are a creative and hands-on group activity for students at the primary, secondary, or post-secondary level
  • online donations are available and tax receipts will be provided year round
  • if you would like to be a sponsor, host an event or volunteer on their committee, please email
Volunteer Description Volunteers needed for a variety of duties, including Shoebox Inspection Support, Fundraising Coordinator, Note Card Writer, Social Media, see website for details

Service Details

Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Hours Hours: Vary

Areas Served Grey County ; Simcoe County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application See website for information
Languages English; French - Website, Publications; Farsi; Spanish
Fees None


Service Categories Holiday Donations ~ Women