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Charitable Registration No 11928 4768 RR0001

The generosity of donors allows us meet the ever-growing demand of local quality home health care.

We are proud to keep the tradition of keeping families together longer at home by providing home health care and community support services going. Thank you for helping us grow and prosper in the future.

Examples of programs and services supported by fundraised dollars:

  • Transportation to and from Adult Day Programs for clients with dementia, who are unable to use the regular bus system
  • Subsidies to clients who can not afford the full cost of a Carefor® service or program
  • Research to identify the needs of individuals living with Alzheimer's and their caregivers to provide the right programs in the communities we serve
  • Funding to allow nurses increase their palliative care knowledge to provide clients end-of-life care in their place of choice
  • Purchasing of equipment and furniture for our eight nursing clinics which provide an alternative for clients in need of home care
  • Assessment tools for our therapists and training equipment for our personal support workers to better care for clients
  • Ongoing education and training to health care providers whom deliver Carefor services
  • Maintenance cost for Carefor-owned buildings to improve the safety and comfort of staff and clients

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How to Donate

Online - click on the button to access the online secure donation form

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By phone - Contact our fundraising team

613-749-7557 x2180

By mail - Download and print the donation form and mail to Carefor Corporate Office. 760 Belfast Rd. Ottawa ON K1G 6M8. Please make your cheque payable to Carefor Health & Community Services.

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Monthly Giving

Carefor offers a convenient Monthly Giving program, where donors can arrange monthly pre-authorized payments to Carefor Health and Community Services. You determine the amount you wish to contribute, which can be changed or stopped at any time. For more information, please contact us at 613-749-7557 x2180 or by email at info@carefor.ca. You can also start your monthly gift online.

In Memoriam/In Honour Donations

Make a donation in memory of someone special or in honour of a birthday, special occasion or the holidays. Carefor Health & Community Services will send a personalized card on your behalf. You will receive a charitable donation receipt for income tax purposes by mail.

Families of deceased individuals who wish to make In Memoriam donations to Carefor should notify the funeral home of their intention. Carefor Health & Community Services will acknowledge all In Memoriam donations with a special letter mailed to the next of kin of the deceased.

Planned giving – Gifts that leave a lasting legacy

Carefor Health & Community Services is pleased to provide you with an opportunity to make a more significant and lasting impact and investment to support local not-for-profit home health care delivery.

The benefits of Planned Giving are powerful ones.

  • Satisfaction - Knowing you are supporting services that help local families to stay together longer at home.
  • Financial - Lowering your current taxes and/or lowering the taxes your estate will be required to pay.
  • Security – Finalizing your charitable choices now instead of later or never.
  • Peace of mind - Ensuring that family and financial matters are resolved privately.
  • Control - Reducing the risk that your wishes will be hindered by circumstances beyond your control.

The Gift of a Bequest - One of the simplest ways to make a Planned Gift is through a bequest. Naming Carefor Health & Community Services as a beneficiary in your will allows you to make a larger gift than you thought possible in your lifetime. A bequest provides charitable tax credits for your estate so that your loved ones can receive the inheritance you intended.

The Gift of Life Insurance - Making a Planned Gift through a life insurance policy is an affordable way to make a larger gift to Carefor. You can name Carefor Health & Community Services as a beneficiary to an existing policy, or you can transfer ownership of the policy and receive a tax credit for the premiums you pay.

The Gift of Property - Gifts of property such as real estate, securities, or stock can be donated to Carefor Health & Community Services. By donating stocks, bonds or mutual funds you can reduce your capital gains taxes. Contact Donna Deknatel at ddeknatel@carefor.ca or 613-749-7557 ext 2149 to receive the form to make a charitable donation of securities or mutual funds.

We encourage you to let us know if you have named Carefor Health & Community Services in your will. Please rest assured that your intention will be held in strictest confidence. We would like to express our appreciation to you personally for your commitment and support. Moreover, by letting Carefor know of your intentions ahead of time, we can ensure your gift is used in the way you wish it to be used, including the possibility of establishing an endowment fund or a scholarship bursary in your name. If you prefer, your commitment to Carefor can remain anonymous.

If you would like more information on making a bequest to Carefor Health & Community Services, please contact our Fundraising Officer at (613) 749-7557 x2149 or email at ddeknatel@carefor.ca.

Donor Benefits

As a donor you will receive regular updates on how your dollars are being used through regular correspondence and donor newsletters, delivered at least twice a year. Our fundraising department can also provide you with pamphlets and other information on the many areas of our operations.

Donor Preferences

At Carefor Health & Community Services, we are responsive to your preferences as a donor. Some donors prefer to receive a set number of donation requests, or donation requests only at certain times of the year. Others prefer to make regular donations through pre-paid electronic payments. Some prefer not to be included on mailing lists at all. Others have a particular area of interest in Carefor Health & Community services where they would like their donations to be directed to. The choice is yours. Our Fundraising department will ensure your donor preferences are respected.

Donor Privacy Policy

All organizations are legally obligated to protect your privacy.

Carefor Health & Community Services wants to assure you that we are fully compliant with Canada's Federal privacy regulations.

All information supplied by our donors is stored in the Carefor Health & Community Services database and is used for internal purposes only, and are used to maintain relations with you as a donor.

Carefor does not rent, trade, sell, or share donor information with any organizations. Your donor information is strictly confidential and protected under Canadian law.

If you have any questions about Carefor Health & Community Services donor privacy policy, please contact Donna Deknatel, Manager, Marketing, Fundraising & Systems at 613-749-7557 ext 2149 or email her at ddeknatel@carefor.ca.

Charitable Registration No 11928 4768 RR0001

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