Giving Tuesday

Want to do more for the causes you support and at the same time engage your employees, customers and community?

#GivingTuesdayCA is the movement to join each year after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It is the, "kick-off" to the giving season. There is no "right way" to participate. On December 3, you can donate, help a neighbor, volunteer, or just spread the word. 

From December 3 to December 10 (excluding the weekend), the DBA will be participating by being a drop off location for three local charities; Safe Harbour, Whisker Rescue and Red Deer Soup Kitchen. Below is a list of items that each organization is looking for. 

For more information about Giving Tuesday, click here

Items needed for donation:

Safe Harbor

Red Deer Soup Kitchen

Whisker Rescue

Socks (most needed)

Canned food items and Non-perishable food items

Canned food, Friskies canned food



  • Canned tuna or salmon
  • Canned chicken or other meats
  • Canned beans
  • Dried beans
  • Canned soups and stews
  • Peanut butter
  • Nuts
  • Canned chili
  • Trail mix

Cat treats


Pantry Items:

·         Rice (especially whole grain)

·         Oatmeal

·         Pasta (especially whole grain)

·         Diced tomatoes

·         Tomato sauce

·         Canned vegetables

·         Cooking oils (such as olive oil or canola oil)

·         Flour

Cleaning supplies (bleach, Windex, towels)


Salt and pepper

Laundry detergent, dish soap

Feminine hygiene products

Spices (cinnamon, thyme, paprika, etc.)

Pine litter (UFA or Canadian Tire)

Hygiene products

·        toothpaste

·        toothbrush

·        hair brush

·        deodorant

·        toilet paper

·        shampoo/conditioner

·        soap


Oil of oregano, Essential oils (Thieves, Peace and Calming, Saje Immune), Diffusers

Snow pants and jackets


Gift cards (Walmart and/or Canadian Tire)

Toilet paper


Postage (permanent stamps)

First aid items (bandages, etc.)


Toys (mice, feathered toys, etc.)

Diapers (baby powder, baby wipes)


Pee pads/training pads



Dry food, Royal Canin dry food such as “fibre, Development, or Adult”


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