Monetary: We are privately funded through individual donations but most of the funds are provided by the Catholic Charities of Vancouver. We do not receive any government funding. If you would like to contribute to The Door Is Open, please call Catholic Charities at (604) 683-0281 or mail a donation for The Door Is Open, care of Catholic Charities, 4885 Saint John Paul II Way Vancouver BC V5Z 0G3. You can also donate directly online here.

Clothing: We welcome donations of gently used clothing appropriate for the current season. Please make sure that the clothes are washed and placed in clear bags labelled for men, women, or children.

Food: Non-perishable food items are welcome. Some favourite food items of our guests include jams and cereals, and Cheez Whiz. Due to health regulations we cannot accept food that is past their expiry date. We are also unable to accept home baking. Thank you for your understanding.

Toiletries: We also welcome donations of unopened toiletries such as:

  • Shampoo
  • Bar Soap
  • Brushes/Combs
  • Sanitary products
  • Toothpaste/toothbrushes