24/7 provincial toll-free crisis line 18779770007

  • Manitoba Association of Women's Shelters

MAWS provides information only. If you are in danger call 911. If you or someone you know is being abused, call the confidential 24/7 provincial toll-free crisis & support line at: 1-877-977-0007


Financial donations are very much appreciated so shelters can purchase items that are needed.  Please use the “Getting Help” page on this website to access the individual shelters websites or donations can be made through MAWS with a description of how you want the funds to be distributed.  Thank you for your patience.

Thank you for giving to the Manitoba Association of Women’s Shelters Inc. (MAWS). Your help allows us to continue the important work that we do helping survivors of interpersonal and family violence. MAWS is a charity that operates through the generous contributions raised through private foundations, corporations, and public donations.

Private Donations

A donation can be made by mailing a cheque to MAWS c/o Box 389 Winkler, MB R6W 4A6 please include your full name and correct mailing address for the tax receipt or for more information call 204-430-4346.

Canada Helps

Donations can be made the through CanadaHelps website  Tax receipts will be issued by CanadaHelps.org

Donate A Car Canada

Donate A Car Canada accepts Vehicle Donations for Manitoba Association of Women’s Shelters.  They provide free towing in many areas across Canada, or you can drop off your vehicle to maximize your donation. When you Donate your RV, boat, motorcycle or other vehicle to Manitoba Association of Women’s Shelters through Donate A Car Canada, it will either be recycled or sold at auction depending on its condition, age and location. Donate A Car Canada will look after all the details to make it easy for your Charity to benefit. After your Vehicle Donation is complete, Manitoba Association of Women’s Shelters will send you a tax receipt within 45 days if you have supplied a correct mailing address when you donate.  If you have not received a receipt please contact us.

PayPal Giving Fund Canada

MAWS is a registered charity for online donations that can be directed through PayPal Giving Fund Canada.

Online Fundraising Partners

Please consider creating a fundraising event through Facebook to generate donations for the Manitoba Association of Women’s Shelters Inc., this is a wonderful way to honour those who struggle with family violence, just ask you family and friends to donate to MAWS for your birthday.

Shelter Donations

During the pandemic donations of items to shelters are restricted, we ask that you contact the shelters directly to see if they are accepting donations at this time.

Visit our “Find a Shelter page” and contact the shelter nearest to you to discuss which items they need.

Donations of furniture in the Winnipeg area can be made to www.oyatetipi.com