In response to the fire on September 24, 2010 at 200 Wellesley St. E., the Toronto Office of Partnerships is accepting donations of cash or gift cards for residents who are currently homeless. Cheques or gift cards can be mailed to the Toronto Office of Partnerships, Metro Hall, First Floor, 55 John Street, Toronto, ON M5V 3C6 or dropped off at the Wellesley Community Centre (495 Sherbourne Street) or 519 Church Street.
Cheques should be made payable to Treasurer, City of Toronto and in comments - Victims of the Wellesley St. Fire.
The donation is tax deductible. Donors should include their full name and address in order to receive a tax receipt.
Donations may also be made at RBC branches located within the City of Toronto (416 area code). RBC branches will accept cash, money orders, drafts and VISA cash advances.
Drafts/money orders must be made payable to "Treasurer, City of Toronto". Cheques will not be accepted at RBC branches and donations made at RBC branches will not be issued a tax receipt.
Clothing donations are no longer being accepted.
The public's support is also needed to provide food and other supplies for the pets of this building.
The following supplies are needed: food for both cats and dogs, cat litter, pet carriers of any size, and disposable aluminum pans (large and small) to use as litter boxes and for food/water dishes. Donations may be dropped at 519 Church Street or at Toronto Animal Services, South Region Shelter, 140 Princes' Blvd. (Horse Palace, Exhibition Place).