Rosie’s Closet Resource Room

General Information

Rosie’s Closet provides young mothers with access to baby clothing, women’s clothing, maternity clothing, children’s toys and household items on the 1st Thursday & 3rd Tuesday of every month.

Rose of Sharon clients may also access food items, diapers and wipes, baby formula, and women’s toiletries while visiting Rosie’s Closet. Check our program calendar for exact days and times Rosie’s Closet will be open this month.


Donations from the community support the Rosie’s Closet program, which is run by our dedicated volunteers.

Donations can be dropped off at 361 Eagle Street in Newmarket, Monday to Friday between 8:30am and 4:30pm.

Please note that we do not accept used car seats, cribs, or stuffed animals.

Please contact Kim Lyall at for more information.

Thank you for your support!

Current Needs

Our most urgent needs:

Toiletries (e.g. full-size bottles of shampoo, conditioner, body wash & body lotion)

Spring maternity clothing and children’s clothing (boys & girls up to age 5)

Enfamil infant formula (especially Enfamil A+ Gentlease)

Non-Perishable Food:

  • Cereal and baby cereal
  • Canned tuna & salmon
  • Crackers
  • Canned/packaged soup
  • Pasta sauce
  • Mac ‘n Cheese (e.g. Kraft Dinner)
  • Whole grain cereal
  • Baby Mum Mums
  • Oatmeal
  • Granola Bars
  • Peanut butter & jam
  • Canned fruit & vegetables
  • Herbal Tea

Winter Clothing (new or gently-used):

  • Coats and jackets for moms and babies
  • Boys and girls winter clothing (up to age 5)
  • Children’s boots
  • Winter clothing for young women

Toiletries (new and unopened):

  • Diapers in sizes 4, 5, 6 & Pull Ups
  • Baby wipes
  • Shampoo & conditioner
  • Body wash & body lotion
  • Deodorant

Other Items:

  • Soothers (new only)
  • High chairs
  • Strollers
  • Play pens
  • Bassinets
  • Dishes & kitchen utensils
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