Our Network


We do our best to regularly update contacts.

Please contact us at info@milkbagsunlimited.ca

Please inform us about any changes

DROP OFF LOCATIONS FOR FINISHED MATS:

MISSISSAUGA
Canadian Food for Children Warehouse
1258 Lakeshore Rd E.- Mississauga L5E 3B8- 905 -274-9239 ( Just west of Dixie Rd- on the South side)

 Open Mon to Fri 8am to 12pm.

Please refrain from leaving any goods outside the warehouse.

As always, they  are grateful for your monetary donations: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/dn/m/4714/donation

KLEINBURG 

Angela Kesthely – (Milkbagsunlimited Founder)

 344 Westridge Drive – KLEINBURG, ON L0J 1C0 (Islington & Major Mackenzie)

Leave the mats in the driveway at any time.

For more information get in touch with Bettina Roth (Communications Director ) @ info.milkbagsunlimited.ca

NIAGARA FALLS

The Hub 4333 Queen St. Niagara Falls ON L2E 2K9

7 days a week from 1:00 – 5:00 PM.

GROUPS MAKING MATS

Everyone is welcome!
Contact them individually to find out if they may accept bags!

AJAX

St Andrews Church: 35 Church Street North- Ajax ON L1T 2W  Tel:  905-683-7311

Leader: Rea Klein at http://office@standrewsajax.ca.
Weekly – Mondays 9:30 AM – 12:00 Noon

AYLMER

St Paul’s United Church: 5 Queen Street N. Aylmer, ON N5H 2W4 Tel: 519- 773-7152
Sleeping Mat Ministry: Several years ago, a small group of women at Saint Paul’s came together to make milk bag sleeping mats to be sent to Third World Countries. Our mat making group meets from 9:30-11 every Thursday morning on the second floor of the CE building from September through June. Newcomers are welcome.

Christian Reformed Church, 194 South St., W., Aylmer, ON, N5H 1S3

They meet weekly on Tuesday mornings from 10 am to 12 noon

BELLEVILLE

Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church:516 Victoria Ave, Belleville, ON K8N 4N5 Tel: 613- 969-1257
You may want to inquire about their Outreach program making mats.

  CAMBRIDGE/ FERGUS/GUELPH/ KITCHENER

Bags to sleeping mats  Contact:

https://sites.google.com/view/bagstosleepingmats/home

https://www.facebook.com/groups/312955906755104/

DURHAM REGION

Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax, Clarington, Pickering, Scugog, Uxbridge, Brock

Brings together people who would like to participate in the transformation of plastic bags to sleeping mats in the DURHAM REGION.

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/groups/761167414751060/about

KINGSTON

Earthhub – 398 Glencastle Road – Kingston, ON K7M5V2

This is a private home, you may drop off  milk bags 24/7.

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/groups/752183975419133/

 MISSISSAUGA

Sri Sathya Sai Baba Center of Mississauga – Central: 6790 Davand Drive # 13, Mississauga, ON L5T 2G3 

Tel: 647- 872-0072 – This group accepts bags.

 NIAGARA AREA

Plastic Sleeping Mats for Niagara

Contact : https://www.facebook.com/groups/361651205118739/about

OTTAWA AREA

Ottawa area workshops –  everyone welcome( free)

For best, updated  information as well as contacts go to :

http://recyclemilkbags.pbworks.com/w/page/26969816/HomePage

 TORONTO

 Christie Gardens Retirement Home: 600 Melita Crescent, Toronto ON M6G 3Z4

Normally they have the milk bag get together on a Wednesday at 2:30pm, twice a month. However, this sometimes changes. Just go to: www.christiegardens.org , then pick New & Events, then Calendars & Newsletters ( Suites Calendar) . You may call Kate or send her an e mail.

Wood Green Community Care East York Seniors Centre: 840 Coxwell Ave. East York, ON M4C 5T2  (Coxwell & O’Connor Tel: 416- 572-3575
Mondays 2-3:30PM   Wednesdays 1-3:30PM

Bags to Sleeping Mats Toronto / GTA

Contact : https://www.facebook.com/groups/479085766816826/

 OWEN SOUND

Owen Sound Library: 824 1st Ave W, Owen Sound, ON N4K 4K4

Come and join the group in the boardroom. They start at 6:30 and are cleaned up and out for when the Library closes at 9:00PM. . for more information click on the link  http://helpinghandscraftclub.weebly.com/ )

 TILLSONBURG

Sleeping Mats for the Homeless cause HOMELESSNESS HAPPENS

https://www.facebook.com/groups/385539841592998/about

WALKERTON

 Sacred Heart Church: 21 Victoria St, Walkerton, ON N0G 2V0 

Tel:519- 881-0692  when their group is meeting. https://www.sacredheartchurchwalkerton.com/

 WASAGA

Wasaga Beach Community Presbyterian Church:  208 Mosely Street Wasaga Beach, ON L9Z 2K1
Check the newsletter: :http://wasagapresbyterian.ca/newsletterand-other-news/

 

OUTER BAGS :  DROP OFF

 Must be clean,  flattened and boxed ( 500-800 per box, lower amounts also accepted)

Ready to use PLARN:

Cut strips, looped together to become plastic yarn . The “HOW TO”  page has detailed instructions.

Do not drop off bags at any school as they are  closed or partially closed due to Covid-19.

Check with every  group before dropping off boxes of bags or yarn balls. Covid-19 lockdowns may suspend their activities.

You may have to hang on to the bags, until the volunteer weavers and crocheters are back in action.

 ANCASTER

Hamilton District Christian High School: 93 Glancaster Rd, Ancaster, ON l9G 3K9 Tel: 905-648-6655 http://hdch.org/2015/09/29/teaching

 BEAMSVILLE

4278 Queen St. Beamsville, ON L0R 1B

This is an apartment, ground floor, balcony drop off. Once you pull in go straight you will see glass doors, Pamela’s  balcony is to the right. She has a labeled bin on a table on her balcony, drop off anytime. (cuts and ties the bags)

BINBROOK

80 Garinton Crescent  Binbrook ON L0R 1C0

 BRADFORD

Holland Gardens Retirement Residence: 552 Holland Street West, Bradford, ON  L3Z 4H3 

Contact: Julianna Pizzuro – Life Enrichment Manager LEM.HG@verveseniorliving.com

 BRAMPTON

St Brigid Elementary School: 81 Torrance Woods, Brampton , ON L6Y 2X4

Please leave bags at the school entrance. Not during Covid-19!

 BRESLAU

114 Maplecrest, Breslau, ON N0B 1M0

Place in bin on front porch.

 CAMBRIDGE

138 Ballantyne Ave., Cambridge, ON N1R 2S9

Drop off on front porch.

620 Langlaw Dr, Cambridge, ON N1P 1H8

There is a big box on the front porch for plastic bags drop off.

 ELMIRA

59 Muscovey Dr, Elmira, ON N3B

Drop off on front porch.

 FERGUS

St Joseph Elementary School: 150 Strathallan Street, Fergus, ON N

Contact : tgoodwin@wellingtoncdsb.ca Tel: 519-843- 3810

 513 St Andrew St W, Fergus, ON N1M 1P4

Drop off on Front porch.

 301 Edinburgh Ave, Fergus, ON N1M 1A2

Drop off on front porch.

FORT ERIE

First Baptist Church, 165 Bertie St., Fort Erie ON L2A 3W9

GUELPH

18 Peter Ave, Guelph, ON N1E 1T4

Place on porch or in front of garage.

10-125 Cole Rd, Guelph, ON N1G 4S4

Drop off on front porch.

 KITCHENER

162 Doon Mills Dr, Kitchener, ON N2P 2S1

Drop off on Front porch.

7-210 4th Ave, Kitchener, ON N2C 1P2

Enter parking lot  at 82-84 Wilson. Look for parking spot 41 at first building on the right. Unit 7 is in front of parking spot, with the 3 chair patio set and BBQ. Place in bin or knock on the door.

26 Bonfield Pl, Kitchener, ON N2E 1H5

Gently toss your bag of bags onto the first floor balcony of the triplex.

487 Bridgeport Rd E, Kitchener, ON N2K 1N8

Drop off on front porch.

 HAMILTON

108 Norrie Ave. Hamilton ON L9A 2E3

 LONDON

Looking for a drop off!

MARKHAM 

Thornhill Recycling Depot: 5 Green Lane, Thornhill, ON L3T 7P7

Open: Wednesday & Saturday 8:00AM – 4:00PM / Thursday 12:00PM – 8:00PM

 Markham Village Depot: 6041 Highway 7 East,, Markham ON L3P 3A7

Open: Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 8:00AM – 4:00PM / Thursday 12:00PM – 8:00PM

NIAGARA FALLS

 5977 Barker St. , Niagara Falls ON L2G 1Y5

Bin on porch  (cut, ties, crochets)

ORILLIA

Uplifting Blessings 

The Mission of the Blessing Bags is to provide the homeless with necessities such as food, water, hygiene items, and comfort. It also aims to provide the homeless with a list of resources and words of encouragement to assist them during this part of their journey in life.

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1285885224760141/about

OTTAWA

Contact info@milkbagsunlimited.ca

 OWEN SOUND

The Helping Hands Craft Club provides boxes for you to fill. Contact the club and request a collection box before dropping off any bags at any of the location below.  Email: helpinghandscraftclub@hotmail

 All Things T : 810 10th St W, Owen Sound, ON N4K 3S1  https://www.facebook.com/allthingst/

Hours: Sunday and Monday- Closed…Tuesday – Friday- 10am to 6pm…Saturday 9am to 5pm

 The Pet Feed Mill: 1299 16th St E, Owen Sound, ON N4K 1Z4

 https://www.facebook.com/ThePetFeedMill/
Hours:
 Sunday- 11am to 3pm, Monday – Wednesday –  9am to 6pm,Thursday- 9am to 7pm,Friday- 9am to 8pm,Saturday- 9am to 5pm

 Gardel Pet Shop: 955 10th St. West, Owen Sound, ON N4K 5S2
Hours: Monday – Thursday &  Saturday 9am – 6pm,  Friday 9am – 8pm  Sunday 11am – 5pm

PETERBOROUGH

  DeafBlind Ontario Services ( Temporary office) : 192 Hunter Street West, Peterborough, ON, K9H 2L2

Natasha Langley, Facilitator of Community Services
p: 705-772-7495 | f: 905-853-3407   n.langley@deafblindontario.com –   www.deafblindontario.com

         PICKERING

 481 Broadgreen St, Pickering, ON L1W 3H6 – Private home: just leave them on the porch!

1837 Walnut Lane, Pickering ON L1V 2X5-  Private home: just leave them by the front door!

 SEAGRAVE & PORT PERRY

Seagrave United Church: 15 Coryll, Seagrave,ON L0C 1G0 Tel: 905-985-2429

Drop off during normal operation hours, most Sundays from 8:30- 11:30 a.m., check our calendar at Calendar.html for other times.

 Marlin Travel, 158 Casimir St. Port Perry, ON L9L 1B7 Tel: 905 -985-2268 Drop boxes bags into the office

 Taylor Residence, 10 Isabella Court, Seagrave. “blue bin at the front door”

 SMITHVILLE

The Smithville Legion – 172 St. Catharines St. Smithville ON L0R 2A0

Drive to back you will see a walkway with a skid at the end to place your bags

 ST CATHARINES

Itty Bitty Pie  18 Secord Drive St Catherines ON L2N 1K8

Tuesday – Friday 11:00AM- 3:00PM or Saturday 11:00AM – 2:00PM They will go to “NIAGARA MOBILE CLOSET”

 56 Roehampton Ave. unit 23 St Catherines  ON L2M 7P9

Tracy  has a small porch and she will bring it inside right away) (cuts and ties bags)

 4 Eden Dr. St Catherines ON L2R 6B2

Bin on  front porch – drop off anytime (cuts, ties, crochets)

 725 Welland Ave. Unit 40  St Catherines ON L2M 7X9

Bin on porch (cut, ties, crochets)

STOUFFVILLE

Hummingbird Hub – 6331 Main Street- Stouffville ON L4A 1G5

Contact : https://www.hummingbirdhub.org/

TORONTO

St. Stephen Community House  260 Augusta Avenue Toronto M5T 2L9

Street Health Community  338 Dundas Street East Toronto  M5A 2A1

557 Hillsdale Avenue East ( Bayview / Eglinton ) Toronto  M4S 1V1

Bin on porch

WELLAND

25 Nelles Rd. Welland ON L3B 2P1

Bin on  porch.

Beyond the Streets (Volunteer Home) 17 Harold Ave. Welland ON L3B 1J6

Bin on porch.

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