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Ways to Donate

Many of Daybreak's residents have faced homelessness as a result of life crises they couldn't resolve on their own. Your donation will make a substantial difference in their lives.

Our supportive housing model is based on meeting the needs of our residents-they pay rent geared to income and have access to professional staff for support. However, this means our rental income is not sufficient to meet the combined costs of staff salaries and operating our homes, including heat, utilities and maintenance. Even with government support, we face an annual shortfall of between $80,000 and $100,000. Only through private donations are we able to make ends meet each year.

How can you help? Click on a title below.

Make a financial donation
  • Donate online, using your credit card, through Canada Helps
  • Donate by telephone, using your credit card, by calling Daybreak at 613-236-8070 ext. 225
  • Donate by mail or fax: Download and print our donation form. You may return the completed form with your donation by mail, or you may fax it to us with your credit card information. [Contact Us]
Donate monthly

Monthly giving is a convenient and affordable way of supporting Daybreak, using your credit card. To set up monthly donations, call us at 613-236-8070, ext. 225, or download and complete our donation form and return it to us by mail or fax [Contact Us]

Become a member

With a donation of $25 or more you can become a member. Members have the right to vote at our Annual General Meeting and will be sent Daybreak's newsletter twice a year. Download and print our membership form, and send it to us with your donation by mail.

Gifts of securities in kind

When you choose to donate a gift of securities, you benefit too. There is no capital gains tax on gifts of this nature, and Daybreak will send you a tax receipt for the fair market value of these shares. Consult your investment professional for details. Information about how to transfer such gifts in kind may be obtained by contacting our Executive Director at 613-236-8070.

Donate an item

Daybreak has intermittent needs for specific items, such as furniture or household effects. To inquire about our current needs, please call 613-236-8070, ext. 225

Give in other creative ways

If you have a novel or unique idea for helping Daybreak raise funds or meet the needs of our residents, please let us know. Perhaps you'd like to donate gift cards, gift certificates, or air miles? Are you hosting a birthday party and asking your guests to donate to Daybreak in lieu of gifts? Would you consider purchasing holiday gifts for a Daybreak resident? We'd love to hear from you. Contact us at fundraiser@daybreakhousing.com or 613-236-8070 ex 225.

Please note that Daybreak is a registered charity. We provide tax receipts at year-end for all donations over $10.00.