With your support we are making a difference….here are a few ways in which we made a difference in 2017
Together we impacted the lives of people living with lupus in so many ways. Here are just a few ways
Together we lifted some of financial burden for 5 post-secondary students living with lupus
Together we backed Lupus Canada’s 2 inaugural Catalyst Grants in support of much needed lupus research. In the first quarter of 2018 we committed to supporting three additional Catalyst Grant projects.
Together our support of these research projects has helped move us that much closer to better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of lupus
Together we helped raise the much-needed awareness of this under-funded and under-recognized disease
One time donations help support those living with Lupus. You will receive a tax receipt for your donation.
In Memory gift are donations to memorialize a friend or loved one. A personalized acknowledgement card will be sent to the family by Lupus Canada if directed. You will receive a tax receipt for your donation.
In Honour gifts are donations made to celebrate and honour a special occasion or person, or mark a life milestone. A personalized acknowledgement card will be sent to the honouree or family by Lupus Canada if directed. You will receive a tax receipt for your donation.
Monthly gifts support our work year-round and are designed to fit your monthly budget as a regular monthly charge to your credit card. Signing up is easy and you can change or cancel at any time. A tax receipt will be issued at the end of the year.
Donate by Mail:
Please make your cheque payable to Lupus Canada and mail it to:
Kindly provide your email address so that we can expedite the delivery of your tax receipt.
Donate by Telephone:
Should you prefer to make your donation by phone or if you have any questions, please call us at 1-800-661-1468. Kindly provide your email address so that we can expedite the delivery of your tax receipt.
OTHER WAYS TO GIVE
PLANNED GIFTS A planned gift is a special gift to Lupus Canada for the future. Arranged now, it allows you to plan for the continued support of Lupus Canada within your overall estate or financial plan. Planned gifts can be deferred, meaning you commit now to a gift Lupus Canada will receive in the future or can be gifts that provide funds immediately to meet the needs of people living with Lupus. As you plan for your future we hope you will consider Lupus Canada in your consultations with your financial advisor.
BEQUESTS Bequests are generally gifts of real or personal property, stipulated as such, in an individual’s will.
ENDOWMENT GIFTS An endowment gift helps leave a lasting legacy that honours yourself or a loved one.
GIFTS OF LIFE INSURANCE Several insurance policy options are available allowing for the naming of Lupus Canada as the owner or beneficiary of the policy.
GIFTS OF STOCK AND SECURITIES This type of donation enables an individual to give to Lupus Canada and the donor will not pay tax on the capital gain. We recommend that you consult with your own tax and legal advisors prior to making a planned gift or updating your will. To discuss planned giving further, please contact Lupus Canada at 1-800-661-1468.
GIFTS IN KIND Gift in Kind support involves the donation of property, goods or services in lieu of a cash gift.
WORKPLACE FUNDRAISING There are many ways you or your workplace can support people living with Lupus:
Hold a casual day – employees have the opportunity to dress more casually (in jeans for example) on a given day or series of days for a donation
Payroll deductions – a great way to donate a small amount that fits your budget each pay, over the course of a year
Ask that your workplace United Way donor-directed payroll contribution be designated to Lupus Canada
Do a coin drive – quarters, loonies and twoonies can add up really fast!
Organize a BBQ, social activity or golf tournament and donate the proceeds to Lupus Canada
GIVING THROUGH THE UNITED WAY Ask that your workplace United Way donor-directed payroll contribution be designated to Lupus Canada.
MATCHING GIFTS Many companies have matching gifts programs through which they match your gift to a charitable organization. For more information, check with your Human Resources Department to see if your company has a program in place and if they don’t, suggest that perhaps they start one.
DONATE A CAR PROGRAM Donate A Car Canada accepts vehicle donations for Lupus Canada. To donate a car, truck, RV, boat, motorcycle or other vehicle to Lupus Canada simply fill out the DONATE NOW tab at www.donatecar.ca . Donate A Car Canada can provide you with free towing in many areas across Canada. Donate a Car can pick up your car or truck, or you can drop off your vehicle to maximize your donation. When you donate your car it will either be recycled or sold at auction depending on its condition, age and location. Donate A Car will look after everything to make your donation easy for you to support the Lupus Canada. DONATE NOW at www.donatecar.ca and Lupus Canada will send you a tax receipt after your car donation is complete!