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Ways to Give

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Ways to give

Together we are stronger. Gifts of all sizes are part of helping Carefor make people’s lives better. We know there are many groups and organizations that can benefit from your generosity and we appreciate that you are considering making a gift to Carefor.

Your gift will be stewarded and used carefully, ensuring it is used how you want it to be used. We hope that in giving to Carefor you consider yourself part of our Caring Community.

Below are some options for you to give. To learn more call us at 613-749-7557.

Monthly Giving – Caring individuals who commit to making a monthly donation to help improve the lives of our clients.  To spread your generosity over the entire year, please visit your region's donate page and choose the Donate Monthly option 

One-time donation – You can make a one-time donation easily and securely: Donate Now.  Alternatively, you can mail it to or call your local regional office:

Pembroke-Renfrew County: 425 Cecelia Street, Pembroke, ON, K8A 1S7, 613-732-9993           
Ottawa: 760 Belfast Rd, Ottawa, ON, K1G 6M8, 613-749-7557                                                        
Eastern Counties: 205 Amelia Street, Cornwall, Ontario, K6H 3P3, 613-932-3451
Hospice Cornwall: 1507 Second St W, Cornwall, ON K6J 1J5, 613-932-3451

In Memoriam – Giving a donation in memory of a loved one is a special way to honour what was important to them.  We are grateful to all those who have named Carefor as the beneficiary of these heartfelt donations. To make a donation in memoriam visit the donate page in your region and choose Donate in memory or in honour.

Leave a gift in your Will – An impactful way to leave a legacy. A gift to Carefor Health & Community Services in your Will can enrich the lives of so many people for generations to come.  To learn more about leaving a legacy in your will, click here or contact the Carefor staff in your region (see Carefor Fundraising Team below). 

Gifts of Securities – When you make a gift of securities to Carefor, you put stock in knowing you are positively impacting the lives of clients and residents. You will receive a donation receipt for the resale market value of your donation which you can use to reduce your income taxes. Download the securities transfer form. For more information click here.

RIFs and RRSPs – You can donate RIFs or RRSPs to Carefor during your lifetime or as part of your Will.  This option allows you to have a lasting impact on the lives of our clients and residents, while reducing your taxes.

Donate a Car – If you have a vehicle you would like to get rid of, you can have it picked up by Donate a Car. The value of your car can then be donated to Carefor and you will receive a tax receipt in that amount. For more information click here.

Corporate Giving – Corporate donations provide businesses the opportunity to support their community, build goodwill among current and potential customers and receive tax incentives at the same time. We have many options and programs that suit your vision. Learn more. 

Workplace Giving – A great way to help vulnerable seniors in your community and build a sense of ‘team giving’ in your workplace is through a giving campaign. Staff at your workplace can donate part of their pay cheque or create fundraising events or campaigns to raise funds for Carefor’s programs and services. To learn more, contact us:

Carefor Fundraising Team

Pembroke - Renfrew County: Andrew Chenard, 

Ottawa: Wendy Knechtel, 

Eastern Counties: Jennie Stephenson,

Hospice: Sandy Collette,


Donor Q&A

Q:    How do I make a donation? 

A:    It is easy to make a donation online here!  Your donation stays local to your region. Alternatively, you can mail your donation to Carefor Health & Community Services:

Pembroke-Renfrew County: 425 Cecelia Street, Pembroke, ON, K8A 1S7
Ottawa: 760 Belfast Rd, Ottawa, ON, K1G 6M8
Eastern Counties: 205 Amelia Street, Cornwall, Ontario, K6H 3P3
Hospice Cornwall: 1507 Second St W, Cornwall, ON K6J 1J5

Q:   Will I receive an income tax receipt for my gift? 

A:    Yes, all donations over $20 will receive an official income tax receipt.


Q:   What is Carefor’s charitable registration number? 

A:    BN 11928 4768 RR0001


Q:   Can I receive an Annual Tax Receipt?

A:    If you plan to make more than one donation over the course of the year, you can opt for an Annual Tax Receipt. To find out more, please contact your fundraising representative in your region.

      Pembroke - Renfrew County: Andrew Chenard, 
      Ottawa: Wendy Knechtel, 
      Eastern Counties: Jennie Stephenson,
      Hospice: Sandy Collette,


Q:   Will the amount of my donation be disclosed? 

A:    No, all donation amounts are kept confidential unless we are given permission by you to share the amount.


Q:   How secure is our online donation form?

A:    We are committed to keeping your information safe and protected.  We have several safeguards in place for our online donation form.


Q:   How do I host a fundraising event for Carefor?

A:    We are excited that you are interested in hosting an event on our behalf.  You can learn more about how to do so on our host a fundraising event page.

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