Ways to Support

Your support will help the Durham Children’s Aid Foundation turn hope into a reality, challenge into triumph, and adversity into opportunity.

To ensure that the Durham Children’s Aid Foundation can meet the changing needs of children in our Region, we rely on donors like you who care about children who are often overlooked. There are many ways you can help to make a profound impact and change the life of a child.

Please contact Leslie.McLean@durhamcaf.ca to make a donation or discuss one of the following programs.

General donation:
Make a financial contribution to one of our many programs.

‘In Memory’ or ‘In Honour’ of:
Make a donation in memory of a family member, friend or colleague or In Honour of someone special in recognition of a special occasion, such as a birthday, holiday, anniversary or wedding.

Corporate donations:
Making a corporate donation is a simple and meaningful way to take a leadership role in improving the quality of life for children and youth in need, while demonstrating to your employees, customers and community that your company cares about the causes that affect them.

We have a wide variety of sponsorships suited to all types of companies at all budget levels. Our sponsorships are tailor-made to enable you to meet your business objectives, maximizing your investment.

Become a monthly donor:
Your monthly donation will go to work immediately to help fund support and services for children and youth in your own community.

Tax-smart giving:
You can give a gift of securities now, or arrange a legacy for the Foundation by gifting stock, an insurance policy or annuity or by naming the Foundation as a beneficiary in your will or trust.

Tax-smart gift planning can help you to increase tax protection within your financial or estate plans.

Employee giving:
Engaging your employees in support of the Durham Children’s Aid Foundation is a cost effective way to make a real impact and change the life of a child, while improving your company’s reputation in the community and enhancing employee morale.

Third-party events and fundraisers:
We welcome you to help us do more for children and youth by organizing an event to raise money for the Durham Children’s Aid Foundation. You can host your own event, such as an auction or a tournament, or coordinate a fundraiser with proceeds benefitting the Durham Children’s Aid Foundation.